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

An Airbus A320-200 aircraft, operated by Deutsche Lufthansa, takes off from Tegel airport. Deutsche Lufthansa cut its forecast for operating profit next year. Photo: Bloomberg

Deutsche Lufthansa, Europe’s second-largest airline, cut its forecast for operating profit next year as weaker economic growth weighs on ticket price(...)

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary. The airline has predicted it will reach the upper end of its earnings projection this fiscal year.

Ryanair chief executive, Michael O’Leary told shareholders this morning that he and the company’s board are close to confirming his committment to rem(...)

Employees of a foreign exchange trading company look at monitor displaying a TV programme featuring the downed Malaysian Airlines MH17, as other monitors displaying the Nikkei share average  ,the exchange rates between the Japanese yen and the US dollar and euro. Photograph: Reuters

European stocks fell on Friday, extending losses made late in the previous session after a passenger plane was shot down over eastern Ukraine, fuellin(...)

German airline Lufthansa slid the most since September 2001 after lowering operating-profit estimates for this year and next. Photograph: Jasper Juinen/Bloomberg

European stocks fell from a six-year high as companies including Deutsche Lufthansa and Vallourec cut their profit forecasts. German airline Luftha(...)

Deutsche Lufthansa: Europe’s second-largest airline said it will pay a dividend of 45 euro cents a share. Photograph: Ralph Orlowski/Reuters

European stocks fell to a five-week low, after a slump in UK grocery chain Morrison lead retailers lower and concern grew over(...)

Bank of Ireland shares closed at €0.265, a rise of 2.32 per cent

It was a day that proved bad numbers can still be good for stock markets as disappointing economic data from the US convinced investors that the Feder(...)

There were some gains for Italian stocks and banks yesterday as investors welcomed a more stable political outlook in Italy and bet the European Central Bank would continue to support euro zone banks. Photograph: Reuters/Lisi Niesner

European shares were little changed yesterday but there were some gains for Italian stocks and banks as investors welcomed a more stable political out(...)

A Lufthansa Airbus 380 approaching Frankfurt airport.  Lufthansa has announced its largest ever order for 59 Airbus and Boeing wide-body jets in a deal worth €14 billion

Lufthansa unveiled a $19 billion order for 59 wide-body jets yesterday, split between Airbus and Boeing, to replace its ageing fleet as it fights to (...)

German airline Lufthansa is looking for a new chief executive following the departure of Christoph Franz. Photograph: Lisi Niesner/REUTERS

Deutsche Lufthansa has announced the surprise departure of chief executive officer Christoph Franz, who will become chairman at Swiss drugmaker Roche(...)