Ryanair plans to appeal the original ruling to the British supreme court. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

British Airways’ parent, International Consolidated Airlines’ Group (IAG), has backed the UK competition regulator’s ruling that Ryanair should cut i(...)

Shares in Aer Lingus rose 5.5 per cent to €2.42 at lunchtime in Dublin

Discussions about the takeover of Aer Lingus by IAG should be concluded within coming weeks, the Minister for Transport, Paschal Donohoe has indicated(...)

The announcement comes six months after British Airways launched its Dublin to London City route

British Airways has said it is to add a sixth daily service between Dublin and London City airport.The extra service will run for the month of June an(...)

 Richard Branson’s Virgin Airlines  is a rival of British Airways, the biggest airline in IAG. Photograph: Virgin/PA

Government Ministers are likely to consider a recommendation on the €1.36 billion bid for Aer Lingus at the first Cabinet meeting after Easter.Senior(...)

 Paschal Donohoe: connectivity and employment  important issues for  Aer Lingus. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Aer Lingus will not be sold unless “an acceptable price’’ is secured, Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe has told the Seanad.Mr Donohoe said many(...)

Ruth Curran of Merc Partners with Willie Walsh, chief executive of  International Airlines Group. Mr Walsh said it would be “very interesting” if Virgin appeared before the Oireachtas committee. Photograph:  Angela Halpin

International Consolidated Airlines Group (IAG) chief executive Willie Walsh says rival Virgin Atlantic has no interest in the Irish market, despite (...)

Aer Lingus does the business Aer Lingus is halfway through the upgrade of its business class cabins, with four of the eight A330s fitted out with the (...)

Willie Walsh, chief executive of IAG, in Dublin last month following a parliamentary hearing into the proposed takeover of Aer Lingus. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

International Consolidated Airlines’ Group (IAG) chief executive, Willie Walsh says he would be “delighted” to see Richard Branson’s Virgin Atlantic s(...)

Virgin Atlantic Airways  is pushing to appear before the Oireachtas Transport Committee to discuss the possible sale of the State’s 25 per cent shareholding in Aer Lingus.

Stronger legally binding agreements on connectivity between Irish and British airports need to be provided as part of any takeover of Aer Lingus, a r(...)

Andreas Lubitz runs the Airportrace half marathon in Hamburg in 2009. File photograph: Reuters/Foto-Team-Mueller 1:07

German authorities said on Friday they had found torn-up sick notes showing that the pilot who crashed a plane into the French Alps was suffering from(...)