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 (...)

Avolon is headed by aviation industry veteran Dómhnal Slattery

Irish aviation lessor Avolon is to be acquired by Bohai Leasing in a transaction valued at $7.6 billion. Avolon said last month it had agreed with the(...)

Avolon founder and chief executive Dómhnal Slattery, stands to make more than €32m on the deal if it goes through. Photograph: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg

Aircraft lessor Avolon moved a step closer to a $2.6 billion (€2.36 billion) sale that could earn chief executive Dómhnal Slattery more than €32 mil(...)

Avolon saw its net income advance by 133 per cent to $56 million in the three months to end June 2015, driven by a very strong performance on trading activity and an improved financing costs. (Photograph: Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)

Net income at Dublin based aircraft lessor Avolon rose by 133 per cent in the second quarter as it reaffirmed its full year expectations and said it (...)

The acquisition of a 20 per cent stake by Bohai reflects confidence in the outlook for sector, says Avolon. Photograph: David Sleator, Irish Times.

Bohai leasing is set to acquire a 20 per cent strategic interest in international aircraft leasing company Avolon for $429 million (€388 million). Th(...)

Avolon chief executive Domhnal Slattery. Avolon increased its fleet by 29 per cent year-on-year to 260 aircraft at the end of June. Photo: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Irish aircraft leasing company Avolon increased its fleet by 29 per cent year-on-year to 260 aircraft at the end of June. The Dublin-based operation, (...)

Profits at Irish-based aircraft leasing specialist, Avolon, grew almost 36 per cent to $49.4 million (€44 million) in the first quarter of the year, a(...)

Prof Don Bredin: “Aviation finance is very, very different. First up, it is an extremely capital intensive industry. Aircraft are very expensive assets.”

Ireland has been associated with pioneering developments in aviation almost since the very beginning of manned flight. This is reflected in some very (...)

Avolon is due to deliver 31 aircraft to its customers this year Photograph: Reuters

Aircraft leasing specialist, Avolon, has delivered the second of four Boeing 737s to central American carrier, Aeromexico. The Irish aircraft financie(...)