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(...)

IAG chief exective Willie Walsh. Photograph: Alan Betson /The Irish Times

Aer Lingus’s parent is not ruling out plans for the Irish airline to offer transatlantic flights from outside Ireland. International Consolidated Air(...)

IAG said it plans to convert a number of long-haul aircraft options into firm orders for both Aer Lingus and its Spanish counterpart Iberia

Aer Lingus owner International Airlines Group (IAG) has said it is to provide the Irish airline with two new planes to enable it to expand its long-ha(...)

Irish airline has contributed 1.6 points of IAG’s capacity increase and generated €262 million in revenues

Aer Lingus recorded an operating profit of €45 million in the period since joining International Consolidated Airlines’ Group (IAG) in mid-August with(...)

IAG is forecast to post a huge jump in third quarter earnings with Goodbody expecting a €1.29 billion operating profit

Aer Lingus parent International Consolidated Airlines’ Group (IAG) has approved its first interim dividend since the group was established following a(...)