Willie Walsh, (centre)  with other figures from the aviation industry at the launch of the UCD Masters in Aviation Finance at the Smurfit Business School. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Aer Lingus could fly from the Republic to China in the future if trade between the two countries drove demand for the service, the chief executive of(...)

Excluding the Pzizer deal, Ireland’s M&A sector still recorded a significant increase, with value up 41 per cent on 2014 from €11.4bn to €16.1bn

The total value of mergers and acquisitions in the Republic more than quadrupled last year, mainly due to the Pfizer acquisition of Allergan. The fi(...)

An Aer Lingus A320 Airbus. Each aircraft has a list price of about €86.5 million, bringing the Iranian order’s total value to more than €9.8 billion. Photograph: Photographer: Bloomberg

It appears that Irish aircraft lessor Avolon has been quick off the mark and visited Iran following the lifting of international sanctions. The first(...)

Ray Conner, president and chief executive officer of Boeing Commercial Airplanes,   with Dómhnall Slattery, chief executive officer of Avolon.

Aircraft lessor, Avolon, will have $2 billion to fund further expansion after its Chinese parent, Bohai, invests $1.2 billion in the Irish group. Boh(...)

Avolon chief executive Domhnal Slattery

Irish aviation lessor Avolon, which is being acquired by Chinese company Bohai Leasing, has said net income rose 33 per cent in the third quarter to $(...)

Paddy Power’s ongoing merger with Betfair is valued at €3.8 billion. Photograph: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg

Merger and acquisitions activity accelerated in the third quarter with 74 deals worth €13.8 billion involving Irish companies recorded during the peri(...)

The Dublin-based company, which is run by aviation industry veteran, Dómhnal Slattery is being bought at a price of $31 per share

Shareholders in Irish aviation lessor Avolon have voted in favour of a deal that will see Bohai Leasing acquire the group in a transaction valued at $(...)

 Domhnal Slattery, chief executive officer of Avolon Leasing Group. Avolon committed to leasing five B787-9 craft to Chinese carrier, Hainan Airlines, in a $1.3 billion deal. Photo: Bloomberg

Aircraft lessor Avolon committed to leasing five B787-9 craft to Chinese carrier, Hainan Airlines, in a $1.3 billion deal, during the third quarter of(...)

China’s August industrial production posted slightly better year on year growth at 6.1 per cent, but still below what markets were expecting. Photograph: Reuters

Boosting China’s flagging economic growth is a hot topic all around the country right now, from the mom’n’pop noodle shops in the countryside to the W(...)

Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton. “We are getting traction on the trade side and the investment side. Things are heading in the right direction”

China is a challenging but rewarding market for Irish companies, Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton, said during a visit to (...)