The French gendarmerie  have opened an investigation. Photograph: Getty Images 0:50

French authorities are studying a piece of plane debris found on Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean to determine whether it came from Malaysia Airline(...)

Police and gendarmes carry a piece of debris from an unidentified aircraft found in the coastal area of Saint-Andre de la Reunion. Photograph: Getty

Police on the island of Reunion are examining what appears to be a piece from an aircraft found washed ashore, amid speculation that it could be wreck(...)

Building materials group CRH climbed 1.4 per cent to €26.88, boosted by data that showed a 26 per cent jump in the value of US highway contracts awarded last month

Falls for technology and mining stocks dragged equity markets lower yesterday, with the FTSE in London posting the biggest slide among western Europe(...)

Permanent TSB was the star performer on the Dublin market yesterday, closing up 4.8 per cent at €5.31 with 2.5 million shares changing hands.

European stocks were little changed, posting their longest winning streak since January, amid mixed earnings reports from Ericsson and Volvo. The S(...)

The site of a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 air crash near the settlement of Grabovo in the Donetsk region. File photograph: Maxim Zmeyev/Reuters

One year ago, 298 people boarded an aircraft at Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam for a midday flight to Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia. Once the (...)

Commercial spaceflight has received the official seal of approval of the US government as Nasa teams up with Boeing and Elon Musk’s privately owned Sp(...)

SMBC Aviation Capital chief executive Peter Barrett said the new aircraft is set to play a key role in its growing business

Irish-based aircraft leasing giant SMBC Aviation Capital, the world’s third largest aircraft lessor, has ordered an additional 10 737 Max 8 passenger (...)

Airbus Group ended the suspense over the future of its chief executive on Wednesday, saying its board had asked German-born Tom Enders to serve for a(...)

Ryanair’s chief marketing officer Kenny Jacobs and chief commercial officer David O’Brien announce the airline’s end-of-year results.Photograph: Cyril Byrne/THE IRISH TIMES

Ryanair will focus on key European markets such as Germany to drive growth this year, its executives said after releasing results showing it made €8(...)

Christoph Mueller confirmed that the carrier has been trying to sell two of its A380s and will likely have fewer planes overall

Loss-making Malaysia Airlines is set to undergo a complete overhaul as it is restructured into a new company, with a rebranding that will be unveiled (...)