Companies trading on the ISE raised €3.1 billion in equity funds from international investors in 2015

The number of securities listed on the Irish Stock Exchange rose by 6 per cent in 2015, in what has been hailed as an exceptional year that saw the IS(...)

Talks with the Gulf countries arising from the European Commission’s new aviation package are likely to be fraught with difficulty since some European legacy carriers, notably Lufthansa (pictured) and Air France KLM, accuse the Gulf airlines of receiving unfair state subsidies and have been pushing the Commission to address this in negotiations for air transport agreements. (Photograph: Lisi Niesner/Reuters)

The European Commission is considering new measures to tackle what it sees as unfair competition from non-EU airlines as part of a package of proposa(...)

Pope Francis opens the Holy Door at Bangui cathedral, in the Central African Republic. Photograph: Giuseppe Cacace/AFP/Getty

Protected by the heaviest security ever seen on his trips, Pope Francis yesterday preached reconciliation in the divided Central African Repu(...)

Last year’s investment  in Italia by Etihad – which valued the Italian carrier at €1.7bn –  had generated hopes of a turnaround and a return to earnings by 2017. Photographer: Victor Sokolowicz/Bloomberg

Alitalia chief executive Silvano Cassano has stepped down abruptly for “personal reasons”, ushering in fresh uncertainty at Italy’s flagship airline a(...)

Italian airline Alitalia’s planes are registered in Ireland because they are leased from an Irish company

For decades the National Accounts has been the bible for economists studying the economy. The most common simple measure of economic welfare is GDP, t(...)

Smoke rises over Rome’s Fiumicino international airport where a fire broke out overnight on May 7th, 2015. Photograph: Tiziana Fabi/AFP/Getty Images

Rome’s main Fiumicino airport was gradually reopening on Thursday after a fire badly damaged the main international terminal building and forced the c(...)

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

Etihad said it remains on track to achieve its strongest ever annual results, having carried 10.5 million passengers and almost 415,000 tonnes of cargo between January and September

Etihad Airways, which owns a 4.11 per cent stake in Aer Lingus, has reported revenues that were 29 per cent higher in the third quarter.The Abu Dhabi (...)

The airline, which began operating in 2003, had 98 destinations by the end of the first half, compared to 92 in the same period last year

Abu Dhabi’s state-owned Etihad Airways, which plans to buy a 49 per cent stake in Alitalia, reported on Tuesday a 28 per cent jump in first-half reven(...)

Deal should help Etihad with its plan of creating an airline alliance that can fill its fast-expanding fleet with passengers

Alitalia is on course to be thrown a financial lifeline by Etihad Airways after the state-controlled Gulf carrier agreed to buy a 49 per cent stake in(...)