Ryanair announced last month that it plans to open a new base at Belfast from March. Photograph: Alan Betson

Six Northern Ireland firms are planning to create a further 115 full- and part- time jobs as a result of increased business opportunities at Belfast I(...)

It is very important that the UK stays in the EU and Ryanair has a role to play in helping to avoid a feared ‘Brexit’ next year, airline chief executive Michael O’Leary has said. Photograph: AFP

It is “very important” that the UK stays in the EU and Ryanair has a role to play in helping to avoid a feared ‘Brexit’ next year, airline chief execu(...)

Every passenger that departs from a UK airport must pay Air Passenger Duty (APD) although rates vary depending on the destination and ticket class, most people currently pay £13 on the price of a short-haul ticket.

Reducing the rate of tax that airline passengers have to pay when departing from any airport in Northern Ireland could potentially cost the North more(...)

The Aer Lingus strategy of integrating its mainline and regional services seems to be working rather well.

The Aer Lingus strategy of integrating its mainline and regional services seems to be working rather well for the airline, with this week’s announceme(...)