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 (...)

At the launch of Transaero Engineering Ireland in April, 2014, were Mr Alexander Krinichanskiy, managing director, Transaero Airlines; Joseph Millar, executive chairman of Transaero Engineering and William McGonagle, chief executive officer. The company has emerged fron examinership.

Aircraft maintenance specialist, Transaero, will exit High Court protection on Wednesday after a three-month examinership succeeded in rescuing the bu(...)

Ryanair shares ended 1.05 per cent ahead yesterday at €11.055, with just over a million shares changing hands in Dublin. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

Ryanair shares rose sharply on the Irish stock exchange following news that the airline broke the 90-million passenger barrier in its last financia(...)

Workers at South Carolina Boeing work on a 787 Dreamliner for Air India at the plant’s final assembly building in North Charleston. Boeing beat its European rival Airbus in net new airplane orders and deliveries in the first quarter. Photo: Reuters

US planemaker Boeing beat its European rival Airbus in net new airplane orders and deliveries in the first quarter, according to figures released on T(...)

Bank of Ireland rose nearly 1 per cent to close at 35 cent, buoyed by a sector-wide surge in stocks

Banks led European stocks higher after equities completed the biggest quarterly advance since 2009. The Stoxx Europe 600 Index added 0.3 per cent to (...)

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(...)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

Alibaba shareholders have suffered a torrid few months, shares falling from $120 last November to $81 last week, erasing some $100 billion in market v(...)

Michael O’Leary, Ryanair’s chief executive, has talked for many years about establishing a transatlantic airline offering cheap fares, and the disclosure that the board has approved outline plans suggests the company is now serious about proceeding.

The board of Ryanair has approved plans to launch transatlantic flights, as part of an ambitious five-year growth strategy outlined by the airline. On(...)

Apple chief executive Tim Cook and senior vice president Eddy Cue. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Apple will replace AT&T in the Dow Jones Industrial Average at the close of trading on March 18th, S&P Dow Jones Indices said yesterday.The de(...)

Peter Barrett, chief executive of SMBC Aviation Capital: the company is one of the top five in the global aircraft finance sector. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Irish-based aircraft leasing giant SMBC Aviation Capital earned more than $212 million (€190m) in profits last year, accounts just published show.The(...)