Building materials group CRH climbed 1.4 per cent to €26.88, boosted by data that showed a 26 per cent jump in the value of US highway contracts awarded last month

Falls for technology and mining stocks dragged equity markets lower yesterday, with the FTSE in London posting the biggest slide among western Europe(...)

EasyJet had in May flagged headwinds from competitive pricing pressure and the cost of an air traffic control strike in France. Photograph: Barry Batchelor/PA Wire

British airline EasyJet guided to annual profit growth of between 7 per cent and 14 per cent, putting it on track at the mid-point to meet analyst fo(...)

Kingspan chief executive Gene Murtagh: The company came under some pressure, and was one of the big fallers onISEQ index. Photograph: Irish Times

European stocks declined, snapping a nine-day winning streak, amid mixed earnings reports. Stocks on Wall Street fell, with results from bellwethers I(...)

While there is no direct right of appeal from the Danish labour court, Ryanair has lodged its own claim against the unions. Photograph: Alan Betson

Ryanair plans to challenge a ruling by Denmark’s labour court allowing industrial action against the Irish airline at Copenhagen airport in a row ove(...)

Connectivity during flights set to take offThe internet of things, when physical objects are connected to the internet, is going to play a key role in(...)

Callling for a new European aviation strategy in Brussels on Wednesday were (l-r): Air France-KLM chief executive officer Alexandre de Juniac, easyJet chief executive officer Carolyn McCall, Lufthansa chief executive officer Carsten Spohr and Ryanair chief executive officer Michael O’Leary. (Photograph: Francois Lenoir/Reuters)

Europe’s five leading airlines, many of them fierce business rivals, joined together to propose an aviation strategy that they say is needed if they’(...)

Bank of Ireland gave up 2 per cent, to close down at €0.35, but Permanent TSB went a little stronger, adding 8 cent, or 1.9 per cent, to close up at €4.33, albeit on not much volume. Photograph: Andy Zakeli

Greece dragged European stocks to their lowest level in almost four months yesterday after weekend debt talks between the Mediterranean nation and (...)

Lufthansa to charge GDS users Lufthansa Airline Group intends to change the cost of booking travel by charging the end-user for the cost of distributi(...)

In London, Royal Mail fell 4.9 per cent after chancellor of the exchequer George Osborne said the state would sell its 30 per cent stake in the postal operator. Photograph: Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images

European markets slid to their lowest level in a month after talks failed to resolve the Greed stalemate and a broad sell-off of ex-dividend stocks(...)

Siptu said “this revelation would seem to confirm the worst fears of Aer Lingus staff that a takeover by IAG will mean major job losses”. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times 3:36

An internal analysis commissioned by Aer Lingus has maintained nearly €60 million in additional cost savings could be generated at the company. The ai(...)