Human resources director of Air France Xavier Broseta tries to cross a fence, after several hundred employees invaded the offices of Air France. Photograph: Kenzo Tribouillard/AFP/Getty Images

Air France managers fled a meeting on Monday about mass job cuts after angry staff waving banners and flags stormed the room, according to Reuters jou(...)

Michael O’Leary hopes shareholders will be able to  pay capital gains rather than income tax on the distibution Photograph: EPA

Ryanair has shelved plans to launch a low-cost transatlantic carrier as it cannot get the aircraft it needs to operate such a service. Chief executive(...)

Ryanair also performed badly, falling 4.28 per cent to €13.19. Photograph: Alan Betson

Stocks around the world fell for a fifth day yesterday, sliding towards two-year lows as worries lingered over global growth and as the scandal(...)

The  British Airways flight in Las Vegas was bound for London Gatwick. Photograph Steve Parsons/PA Wire

An Irishman who was on board an aircraft that caught fire on a runway in Las Vegas earlier this month has said he feared for his life during the incid(...)

     Rupert Murdoch and Chinese president Xi Jinping: Xi offered  assurances to the News Corp chairman that China would remain open to overseas journalists, despite the government withholding residence visas for foreign reporters. Photograph: China Daily/Reuters

Chinese president Xi Jinping’s first official visit as head of state to the US will highlight the stark differences that remain between the world’s la(...)

A handout photo from Twitter user Bradley Hampton used with permission shows British Airways flight 2276 en route to London’s Gatwick Airport on fire at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas. Photograph: Bradley Hampton/Twitter/EPA 0:24

A British Airways jetliner engine caught fire as the airplane was departing on a London-bound flight from Las Vegas on Tuesday, forcing the pilot to (...)

Aer Lingus chairman Colm Barrington, who is chief executive of Dún Laoghaire-based Fly Leasing. Photograph: Alan Betson

Aer Lingus chairman Colm Barrington’s Fly Leasing recently supplied a Boeing aircraft to Norwegian Air, the Scandinavian operator that is attempting (...)

File picture shows French gendarmes and police inspecting a large piece of plane debris found on Reunion. Photograph: Reuters.

The piece of wing found on the shore of Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean has been formally identified as part of the wreckage of Malaysian Airlines (...)

Aer Lingus staff, Fiona Tracey, Sorcha O’Rourke, Grainne Kelly and Lydia Worrell, welcome the arrival of first Aer Cap Airbus A350 at Hanger 6 Dublin Airport in July 2015. (Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times)

Shareholders in Aer Lingus have until today, August 18th, to accept an offer from British Airways owner IAG to acquire the airline. However the deadl(...)

An employee works at the A320 family final assembly line of Airbus factory in Tianjin, China. The French airplane manufacturer now has a backlog for more than 4,100 A320neo planes, following a record order by Indian airline IndiGo. (Photograph: Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

IndiGo, India’s biggest airline, firmed up an order to buy as many as 250 Airbus Group NV A320neo single- aisle jets, further strengthening the Frenc(...)