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(...)

Jet race: Tesla Model S

Boeing versus electric car Can a Tesla Model S beat a Qantas Boeing 737-800? On a runway at Avalon Airport, southwest of Melbourne, Australia, the uni(...)

It is understood Stobart Air’s owners have been contemplating a sale for some time.

The main backers of the airline that operates Aer Lingus’s regional services are considering a sale to an investment fund in the new year. Stobart (...)

Knock Airport said on Monday that tFlbe  will launch both services next March and fly to both Birmingham and Edinburgh six times a week.

Regional airline Flybe will launch year-round services between Knock Airport in Co Mayo and Birmingham and Edinburgh from next year. Knock said on Mon(...)

Terminal 2 at Dublin Airport. Photograph: Google Maps

A flight from Knock to the UK was forced to make an emergency landing in Dublin on Friday after a report of smoke on board. Flybe flight BE-664 had ju(...)

Looking across a bridge towards the rocky ridge of the Cuillin mountains from Sligachan, the Isle of Skye. Photograph: Paul Tomkins/Visit Scotland
On a high in the Isle of Skye

Island envy is a likely side effect of visiting the Isle of Skye, the largest and most northerly of the Inner Hebrides. Our own islands of Aran, To(...)

Bergamo is an interesting town with medieval walls, Roman ruins and busy piazzas, ancient alleys and buildings

We are planning to spend two weeks in Bergamo, northern Italy this summer. Could you recommend any day trips we could do from there into the surrou(...)

Flight aborted due to safety concerns, after insect flew into one of the aircraft’s instruments after it took off from Southampton An aeroplane flown (...)

Kenny Jacob, Ryanair’s chief marketing officer, and a speaker at the Connect conference in Kerry Airport Kenny Jacob, Ryanair’s chief marketing officer, and a speaker at the Connect conference in Kerry Airport

Kerry Airport is set to host the Connect aviation conference this week, which is the largest event of its kind in Europe. It is the first time an Iris(...)

Smart Flies Aer Lingus still: the ad is Aer Lingus’s biggest brand repositioning for many years

It features a voiceover from Chris O’Dowd, stars real cabin crew and is soundtracked by a modern recording of the big band classic Sentimental Journey(...)