It was the third time this year that vegetables and flowers forced flights to divert to Shannon after fire alarms went off

A fire alarm activated by vegetables forced the crew of a transatlantic passenger jet to declare an emergency and divert to Shannon Airport. It was th(...)

Ray Conner, president and chief executive officer of Boeing Commercial Airplanes (left) reacts during a news conference with Domhnal Slattery, chief executive officer of Avolon Leasing Group. Photographer: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg

Irish aircraft leasing group Avolon’s launch on the New York Stock market valued the the company at more than $1.6 billion.Avolon priced its shares at(...)

Thomas Cook was the story of the day, slumping 17.7 per cent to 113.5 pence after chief executive Harriet Green, credited with reviving the business, was unexpectedly pushed out. Photograph: Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters

European equities closed unchanged at a two-month high after weaker travel and leisure stocks offset a rebound for mining companies. German sto(...)

According to CityJet chief executive Christine Ourmières, the airline’s new owner wants the business to be financially independent

Irish airline CityJet lost nearly €39 million last year ahead of its sale by parent company Air France to German operator Intro Aviation, according t(...)

West Pier Business Campus overlooks Dún Laoghaire Harbour

The final office letting at West Pier Business Campus overlooking Dún Laoghaire Harbour has been wrapped up by Nicholas Corson of Finnegan Menton. The(...)

British Airways owner IAG laid out plans to pay a maiden dividend, coming of age three years after it was created in a merger between BA and Spain’s Iberia. Photo: PA Wire

British Airways owner IAG laid out plans to pay a maiden dividend, coming of age three years after it was created in a merger between BA and Spain’s I(...)

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary said Scandinavian Airlines, Alitalia and Air Berlin are among carriers he expects to shrink or merge, promptin(...)

Like rival Lufthansa, Air France is trying to expand low-cost operations and reduce costs to compete with low-cost carriers and Gulf carriers

Air France-KLM said it would limit investments and accelerate cost controls next year to mop up the remaining impact of a recent pilots’ strike that h(...)

CityJet is to increase its flights from Dublin to London City Airport by 25 per cent.

CityJet’s parent company has sold VLM, the regional carrier bought by the Irish airline eight years ago, to its management who want to re-establish t(...)

Brazil slumps after incumbent Dilma Rousseff narrowly wins a second term. Photograph: Paulo Fridman/Bloomberg

Global equity markets slipped yesterday, hit by weak German business sentiment and another decline in oil, while Brazil slumped after incumbent Dilma(...)