Willie Walsh, CEO of IAG: The group also said the Aer Lingus service from Knock Airport to Gatwick would be maintained. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

International Consolidated Airline’s Group’s (IAG) €1.4 billion bid for Aer Lingus includes pledges on maintaining links to Heathrow Airport and co(...)

 Aer Lingus: It is not clear yet whether the deal will mean lower fares for consumers.  Photograph: Peter  Muhly/AFP/Getty Images

International Consolidated Airline Group’s (IAG) €1.4 billion bid for Aer Lingus moved a critical step closer to success when the Government announced(...)

Let them entertain you at a height The lure for passengers in the near future may be what entertainment airlines have on board and how it can be acces(...)

Peter Fisk’s book is a richly researched work on an interesting subject.

Game-changing businesses, the focus of this book, are disruptive and innovative start-ups and corporations that are reshaping economies in every secto(...)

Image of the week: Well-oiled campaign UK business minister Jo Swinson (who is standing for re-election for the Liberal Democrats) and Miriam G(...)

About 40 American Airline flights were delayed by fault with pilots’ iPad navigations systems. Picture: Bloomberg

A software fault on Apple iPads used by American Airlines pilots for navigation charts delayed some flights on Wednesday after affecting operations ov(...)

Bank of Ireland rose nearly 1 per cent to close at 35 cent, buoyed by a sector-wide surge in stocks

Banks led European stocks higher after equities completed the biggest quarterly advance since 2009. The Stoxx Europe 600 Index added 0.3 per cent to (...)

Shia Muslim rebels hold up their weapons during a rally against air strikes in Sanaa, Yemen, on Thursday. Oil prices jumped around the world after Saudi Arabia and its allies carried out the strikes. Photograph: Khaled Abdullah/Reuters

Stock markets around the world were knocked lower and oil prices jumped after Saudi Arabia and its allies carried out air strikes in Yemen. The attac(...)

Watch apps showcased by Apple so far are mostly extensions of services like Uber, American Airlines and Twitter. 2:39

Software developers say it will not be easy to come up with a “killer app” for Apple’s Watch - few have seen the product and the software is still in (...)

In his first day as the new chief executive of Aer Lingus, Stephen Kavanagh moved to reassure staff over the bid  for the airline from International Airlines Group (IAG). Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

FIONA REDDAN Aer Lingus union leaders are sceptical about assurances that existing agreements with the company will be honoured if International Cons(...)