Delta flight DL-73 was travelling from Amsterdam to Atlanta in the US when the crew declared an emergency over Co Leitrim. Photograph: Getty

A passenger jet with almost 400 people on board had to dump thousands of litres of fuel and divert to Shannon Airport after the crew received a cargo (...)

Ryanair: says  no evidence to support claims that its employment practices are bogus or atypical and describes statements by various individuals as misleading or unfounded. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Ryanair has warned witnesses at a recent European Parliament committee hearing, who had criticised its employment practices, that it will take legal(...)

Connectivity during flights set to take offThe internet of things, when physical objects are connected to the internet, is going to play a key role in(...)

Callling for a new European aviation strategy in Brussels on Wednesday were (l-r): Air France-KLM chief executive officer Alexandre de Juniac, easyJet chief executive officer Carolyn McCall, Lufthansa chief executive officer Carsten Spohr and Ryanair chief executive officer Michael O’Leary. (Photograph: Francois Lenoir/Reuters)

Europe’s five leading airlines, many of them fierce business rivals, joined together to propose an aviation strategy that they say is needed if they’(...)

Permanent TSB finished the day up 2.8 per cent at €4.45 following a positive note from Bank of America

Stocks were mixed around the world yesterday, with shares in Europe rebounding after a two-day decline, while Wall Street was only slightly higher, (...)

French low-fares airline Transavia is offering cheap flights from Dublin to Paris-Orly airport. Photograph: KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/Getty Images

French low-cost airline Transavia recently began flying from Dublin to Paris-Orly Airport, a service that the carrier intends to operate all year. The(...)

The chief executive of Tourism Ireland Niall Gibbons. “China is the biggest outbound market in the world now. There are about 120 million Chinese travelling abroad this year spending over $100 billion.”  Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The chief executive of Tourism Ireland says almost 40,000 Chinese tourists visited Ireland last year, compared to 18,000 two years ago, an increase (...)

HSBC: the new   plan from Europe’s biggest bank failed to impress markets after investors  questioned whether its pledge to shed almost 50,000 jobs would be enough to lift earnings. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

European shares fell yesterday on weak economic data out of China and uncertainty about Greece’s debt negotiations. US stocks were little changed af(...)

Etihad Airways has agreed to sell its stake in Aer Lingus Group, Etihad’s chief executive officer James Hogan has said. Photo: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Etihad Airways has reached a deal to deepen its relationship with Air France-KLM and separately has agreed to sell its stake in Aer Lingus Group, Etih(...)

British Airways and Aer Lingus jets pass each other at Dublin airport. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

It took longer than it ever imagined, but International Consolidated Airlines Group finally won the Government over to its €1.4 billion bid for Aer Li(...)