According to CityJet chief executive Christine Ourmières, the airline’s new owner wants the business to be financially independent

Irish airline CityJet lost nearly €39 million last year ahead of its sale by parent company Air France to German operator Intro Aviation, according t(...)

British Airways owner IAG laid out plans to pay a maiden dividend, coming of age three years after it was created in a merger between BA and Spain’s Iberia. Photo: PA Wire

British Airways owner IAG laid out plans to pay a maiden dividend, coming of age three years after it was created in a merger between BA and Spain’s I(...)

Flying high: Aer Lingus finished up 3.14 per cent at €1.48, while Ryanair surged 7.66 per cent to €8.18. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

US stocks fluctuated, after a monthly advance pushed benchmark indexes to records, as growth in manufacturing reinforced strength in the American eco(...)

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary said Scandinavian Airlines, Alitalia and Air Berlin are among carriers he expects to shrink or merge, promptin(...)

This interview took place prior to the crash of Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo.Chicken or beef?” The call of the Virgin Atlantic trolley-pusher escape(...)

Traders are pictured at their desks in front of the DAX board at the Frankfurt stock exchange yesterday.The  DAX Index climbed 0.3 per cent. Photograph: Reuters

National benchmark indices advanced in nine of the 18 western-European markets yesterday. Germany’s DAX Index climbed 0.3 per cent and France’s CAC 4(...)

Jean-Claude Juncker: discussion of his much-feted €300bn investment plan likely to be deferred until December summit. Photograph: Patrick Seeger/EPA

EU leaders, including Taoiseach Enda Kenny, gather in Brussels today for a two-day summit. A discussion on the EU’s climate and energy framework for 2(...)

 Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan said the meeting had been positive and constructive. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

European Union foreign affairs ministers meeting in Luxembourg yesterday agreed to step-up co-ordination between members states in the fight against E(...)

An employee of a factory tries on special Ebola gear in Berkel en Rodenrijs, The Netherlands. The WHO has declared Nigeria Ebola free after a 42 day period with no new cases elapsed. Photograph: Remko De Waal/EPA

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared Nigeria Ebola free after a 42 day period with no new cases elapsed.“Nigeria is now free of Ebola,” WH(...)

Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan: “I will be inputting the views of our ambassador regarding the situation on the ground in Sierra Leone.”  Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan will meet his European counterparts in Luxembourg today in an attempt to forge a co-ordinated respons(...)