Turnover rose to €5.1 billion in the firstquarter, up from €4.7 billion a year earlier

Aer Lingus parent IAG achieved a massive 520 per cent rise in operating profit in the first quarter, in what is traditionally the group’s weakest quar(...)

Travel buddy: Pets must comply with EU and other countries’ regulations by having a Pet Passport and being microchipped. Photograph: Thinkstock

Many people worry about their dogs and cats when on holiday, and miss them when they are away, so it won’t come as a surprise to hear that more and m(...)

Elizabeth Aston  Senior adviser industry affairs, Amadeus IT Group Elizabeth Aston, neé Rogers, began her career in Irish tourism and with f(...)

Had Aer Lingus been consolidated from the start of the year, IAG would have reported total revenue of €2.39 billion and an operating profit after exceptional items of €2.41billion for the year to the end of December

Fuller aircraft helped boost Aer Lingus’s profits by €72 million in the year that International Consolidated Airlines Group (IAG) bought it for €1.4 b(...)

Lufthansa has already tried its hand at budget flying with the short-haul Germanwings service, which is now being merged into the new Eurowings business. (

Ryanair is set to fly more passengers than Lufthansa for the first time this year, heaping pressure on the German carrier to make a success of Eurowin(...)

 International Airlines Group (IAG) chief executive Willie Walsh, who has warned he could seek to expand the airline overseas if the Government “twiddles its thumbs” over a third runway at Heathrow. (Photograph: Photo credit should read: Niall Carson/PA Wire)

The boss of British Airways (BA) and Aer Lingus has warned he could seek to expand the airline overseas if the Government “twiddles its thumbs” over (...)

Willie Walsh warned that a new runway at Heathrow would lead to a doubling of passenger charges to pay for the extension

Aer Lingus owner IAG has threatened to abandon Heathrow in favour of a move to Dublin or Madrid in protest over a possible expansion of the airport. (...)

IAG owns Iberia and Vueling as well as Aer Lingus. Photograph: PA Wire

The number of people who flew with Aer Lingus rose in November, according to figures released by its parent, International Consolidated Airlines Group(...)

Aer Lingus aircraft at Dublin Airport. The carrier is relaunching its Gold Circle loyalty programme as AerClub from early next year.Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

Aer Lingus loyalty club members will be able to get discounts on British Airways and Iberia flights from next spring, when the Irish airline’s scheme (...)

Finnair is 56 per cent-owned by Finland, and the country’s previous government had held some discussions on whether to lower its stake to open way for alliances and deals

Aer Lingus-owner IAG said it was not in talks with Finnair, denying a report in a Finnish newspaper that had fuelled speculation it might take a stake(...)