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Avios may have the key to your redemption Avios, the travel reward programme, is coming to Ireland with the appointment of Eileen McGuinness as head o(...)

Lufthansa has already tried its hand at budget flying with the short-haul Germanwings service, which is now being merged into the new Eurowings business. (

Ryanair is set to fly more passengers than Lufthansa for the first time this year, heaping pressure on the German carrier to make a success of Eurowin(...)

The takeover of Aer Lingus by British Airways looks set to add to Dublin Airport’s business with flights to new destinations in the summer. Photograph: Reuters

Returning to Dublin this week from Minneapolis you could not miss the fact that it is Christmas time. While many suburban gardens in Minneapolis were (...)

 International Airlines Group (IAG) chief executive Willie Walsh, who has warned he could seek to expand the airline overseas if the Government “twiddles its thumbs” over a third runway at Heathrow. (Photograph: Photo credit should read: Niall Carson/PA Wire)

The boss of British Airways (BA) and Aer Lingus has warned he could seek to expand the airline overseas if the Government “twiddles its thumbs” over (...)

Willie Walsh warned that a new runway at Heathrow would lead to a doubling of passenger charges to pay for the extension

Aer Lingus owner IAG has threatened to abandon Heathrow in favour of a move to Dublin or Madrid in protest over a possible expansion of the airport. (...)

IAG owns Iberia and Vueling as well as Aer Lingus. Photograph: PA Wire

The number of people who flew with Aer Lingus rose in November, according to figures released by its parent, International Consolidated Airlines Group(...)

FIVE PLACES TO STAY IN GREECE Despite all of its ongoing problems, Greece is predicting a record bump in tourist numbers for 2016, with 25 mill(...)

Aer Lingus aircraft at Dublin Airport. The carrier is relaunching its Gold Circle loyalty programme as AerClub from early next year.Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

Aer Lingus loyalty club members will be able to get discounts on British Airways and Iberia flights from next spring, when the Irish airline’s scheme (...)

Finnair is 56 per cent-owned by Finland, and the country’s previous government had held some discussions on whether to lower its stake to open way for alliances and deals

Aer Lingus-owner IAG said it was not in talks with Finnair, denying a report in a Finnish newspaper that had fuelled speculation it might take a stake(...)

Tourists sunbathe in the Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheikh. Photograph: Mohamed el-Shahed/AFP/Getty Images

A noise was heard in the last second of the cockpit voice recording of the Russian plane that crashed in Egypt’s Sinai region, killing 224 people. The(...)