Brian Ambrose, chief executive of George Best Belfast City Airport: removal of the seat cap would allow airport to   “compete and actively pursue additional airlines”. Photograph: PA

The Dutch airline KLM will relaunch services from Belfast City Airport today for the first time since 1999 as a major public inquiry begins in the No(...)

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Aircraft of German airline Lufthansa standing at the tarmac of the Franz-Josef-Strauss-Airport in Munich, southern Germany. Photograph: Getty Images

Lufthansa narrowed its operating loss in the first quarter, helped by cheaper fuel, but said on Tuesday further action was needed to lower costs, espe(...)

The carrier has cut more than 7,500 jobs over three years as part of an overhaul aimed at making it more competitive with Deutsche Lufthansa, IAG’s British Airways and Gulf carriers such as Emirates. Picture: Reuters.

Air France-KLM narrowed its first- quarter loss as the passenger count rose and its fuel bill dropped. The airline has said it will keep negotiating w(...)

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France’s president Francois Hollande (2nd right), Spain’s prime minister Mariano Rajoy (centre) and German chancellor Angela Merkel (left) walk near crash site of Germanwings Airbus A320. Photograph: Robert Pratta/Reuters 2:24

Investigators have retrieved cockpit voice recordings from one of the black boxes of the German Airbus plane that smashed into the Alps, killing every(...)

Dublin Airport had a viewing of the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner on Friday in advance of the new routing beginning on June 20th. Ireland(...)

Gendarmerie and French mountain rescue teams arrive near the site of the Germanwings plane crash in the French Alps. Photograph: by Patrick Aventurier/Getty Images

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Dusseldorf International Airport, where some family members of people believed to have died in the crash began to gather on Tuesday. Photograph: Sascha Steinbach/Getty Images 0:38

Tuesday’s tragic loss of a Germanwings Airbus A320 is the first crash of a European airliner since June 2009, when Air France Flight 447 crashed into (...)