A further complication is that Aer Lingus is a shareholder in a leasing company which leases aircraft to Stobart. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Aer Lingus must now be a key player as events play out at Stobart Air, after the recent eruption of boardroom tensions at the smaller airline. Stobart(...)

The IAA would not comment yesterday on whether there had been contacts with Stobart. In a statement it said that it is “in regular contact with all airlines concerning safety and security matters”.

Stobart Air, the airline which runs the Aer Lingus regional network, is believed to have been contacted by the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA), the ind(...)

 Tim Jeans: he joined Stobart as a non-executive chairman two years ago. File photograph: Eric Luke /The Irish Times

Stobart Air chairman, Tim Jeans, has left the airline amid growing speculation about its future. Tim Jeans, who took over as chairman at the Aer Ling(...)

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe  with CityJet executive chairman Pat Byrne. Photograph: Naoise Culhane

Airline City Jet has confirmed that founder Pat Byrne and a group of private investors have bought the company from its German owner, Intro Aviation.(...)

CityJet, previously owned by Air France-KLM, flies seven times daily from Dublin to London City Airport and 18 times weekly from Cork to the UK airport

Irish airline CityJet has opened a new customer contact centre in Swords, Co Dublin, creating 18 new jobs. It replaces an outsourced facility that was(...)

London City Aiport is a key transport hub for the UK capital’s financial district. Photograph: Bloomberg

A consortium led by a Canadian pension fund has won the £2 billion (€2.5bn) race to buy London City Airport, according to reports on Thursday. The ai(...)

Dublin Airport recently reported that passenger numbers last month rose 17 per cent to 1.7 million passengers.  Photograph: The Irish Times

Business continued growing at the State’s airports last month, independent figures released yesterday show. The Irish Aviation Authority’s (IAA) tal(...)

There was a big entry to the Christmas quiz and plenty of you got all the correct answers. The winner is John Kelly from Rathfarnham in Dublin. Congr(...)

Ibec chief executive Danny McCoy has warned of the consequences for Ireland of Britain leaving the EU. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The Government’s preparation for a scenario where Britain leaves the European Union is “incredibly lacking”, Ibec chief executive Danny McCoy has warn(...)

Identify those pictured:  One led a successful stock market IPO; another has been appointed to a high-profile role with an Irish bank; another stepped down recently as a director with an Irish listed company; while the other now leads one of Ireland’s biggest media and communications groups.

So, you think you know your business? Here are 30 questions that will test your knowledge. Good luck with the answers and Happy Christmas to you all.(...)