Michael O’Leary, CEO, Ryanair, speaking at the Creative Minds: Creative Disruption Economic Conference in Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Michael O’Leary has said Ryanair is on course to overtake Easyjet as the biggest UK carrier by the end of the year. In tandem with plans to positio(...)

Aircraft maker Boeing’s profit fell short of analyst estimates for the first time in five years, as an accounting loss from the first refuelling tank(...)

 Porsche: Car firm’s results due on Friday. Photograph:  Nicolas Mollo/AFP/Getty Images
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Norwegian Air Group CEO Bjørn Kjos.

Management at Cork Airport and business leaders on Leeside have warmly welcomed the news that the US Department of Transportation has taken a signific(...)

Marks & Spencer: the retailer rose today, extending a rally from yesterday when its results beat forecasts

Global equity markets bounced, paced by a jump in oil prices today, but were still on track for a weekly decline. The Iseq rose as stocks on Wall St(...)

Doug Parker: “We recognise that there is a team-building component to profit-sharing.”

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A Boeing  737-800 aircraft  prepares to land. The company said it will cut 4,000 jobs in an attempt to control costs. Photographer: Brendon Thorne/Bloomberg

Boeing is set to eliminate about 4,000 jobs in its commercial airplanes division by the middle of this year as it looks to control costs, a company sp(...)

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump: Open to allowing Japan and South Korea to build their own nuclear arsenalsPhotograph/Evan Vucci

Donald Trump, the Republican presidential frontrunner, has said that if elected, he might halt purchases of oil from Saudi Arabia and other Arab allie(...)

A piece of debris found by a South African family off the Mozambique coast which authorities will examine to see if it is from missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. Photograph: Candace Lotter/Reuters

A South African teenager has found debris which will be sent to Australia for testing as part of the investigation into the disappearance of a Malaysi(...)

A photograph taken in an undisclosed location shows a suspected piece of aircraft debris found on the coast of Mozambique, with Malaysia’s transport minister saying there was a “high possibility” it came from a Boeing 777, the same model as missing flight MH370. Photograph: Getty Images

A piece of debris found off the southeast African coast that could be from a missing Malaysia Airlines flight is being sent to Australia for testing, (...)