Incoming Aer Lingus chief executive Liam Kavanagh has said  the IAG deal would boost passenger numbers on the airline’s Heathrow routes. File  photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

A deal with International Airlines Group (IAG) will boost passenger numbers on the routes between Ireland and Heathrow that are at the centre of the(...)

Outgoing Aer Lingus CEO Christoph Mueller said that 2014 was a “very successful for Aer Lingus, with strong performance across our businesses”. (Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times)

Aer Lingus considered joining forces with a bigger player to boost its transatlantic business before International Consolidated Airlines’ Group (IAG) (...)

Eleven members of the Aer Lingus board will decide whether to recommend any offer  from International Consolidated Airlines Group to its shareholders and thus pave the way for a sale. Photograph: Artur Widak/PA

Ultimately, 11 members of the Aer Lingus board will decide whether to recommend any offer for the company from International Consolidated Airlines G(...)

Gordon Ramsay’s newest addition to the dining landscape Heddon Street Kitchen opened on November 8th in Mayfair

New London openings London’s dining scene is welcoming a slew of new openings this winter. US TV chef Judy Joo opens her first European venture(...)

With a total area of almost 10 million square kilometres (Ireland by comparison is just 84,431 sq km), Canada is the second largest country in the (...)

Manchester United captain  Wayne Rooney in action. A number of travel agents  arrange trips to see the team play at Old Trafford.  Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA
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AWAS, an aircraft lessor focused on buying used jets mainly from other leasing companies, is owned by the private equity firm Terra Firma and  could be worth about $5 billion (€ 3.73 billion), for around 100 aircraft. Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

Cheung Kong Holdings, the property firm led by Asia’s richest man Li Ka-shing, is seeking to buy into Dublin-based Awas Aviation Capital (AWAS), the c(...)

Aer Lingus currently operates 48 flights in and out of Heathrow Airport. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Passengers travelling to London Heathrow with Aer Lingus will enjoy shorter walking distances and quicker transfer times after the airline moves to Te(...)

Passengers at Dublin Airport  exceeded 20 million in 2013, for the busiest year since 2009. Photograph: Frank Miller /	THE IRISH TIMES

Passenger numbers at Dublin Airport increased by 6 per cent to 20.2 million last year, as an extra 1.1 million people used the airport. The increas(...)

Chief executive of the DAA Keith Toland: said new routes would deliver another year of strong growth

Canadian airline Westjet has will operate its first transatlantic service to Dublin from next summer.Both the Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) and Westj(...)