A further complication is that Aer Lingus is a shareholder in a leasing company which leases aircraft to Stobart. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Aer Lingus must now be a key player as events play out at Stobart Air, after the recent eruption of boardroom tensions at the smaller airline. Stobart(...)

The IAA would not comment yesterday on whether there had been contacts with Stobart. In a statement it said that it is “in regular contact with all airlines concerning safety and security matters”.

Stobart Air, the airline which runs the Aer Lingus regional network, is believed to have been contacted by the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA), the ind(...)

 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(...)

It is possible to take your bike on holidays on most airlines from Ireland but there are a few key rules. Aer Lingus can take up to 10 bicycles per (...)

The Tea Room at the Clarence Hotel. A new ownership structure sees the hotel business split between Bono, the Edge and property investor Paddy McKillen

Property developer John Ronan plans to open a 16-bedroom guesthouse on Grafton Street in Dublin. Mr Ronan is seeking permission to revamp No 70, which(...)

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 (...)

The river Aire, in Leeds, England: Aer Lingus Regional plans to launch a service from Cork Airport to Leeds Bradford Airport in March next year. Photograph: Chris Hepburn/Getty Images

Aer Lingus Regional plans to increase its passenger numbers at Cork by 60,000 next year as part of an expansion that will see it add two new routes a(...)

Regional flight bookings may come with lower cabin baggage allowances than those offered on domestic flights

The issue of excess baggage and checked-in versus cabin baggage is always guaranteed to annoy people, but we came across a story recently that is b(...)

In January, Aer Lingus Regional, operated under contract by Stobart Air, pulled a series of services from Shannon to Birmingham, Bristol and Edinburgh, resulting in the loss of 20 flights a week.

Growth in passenger numbers at Shannon Airport has been tailing off since early this year, according to new figures which show that business actually (...)

Joe McHugh: said Executive Helicopters Ltd had been selected as the “preferred tenderer” for the Aran Island air service contract for the next four years

Aer Arann Islands airline owner Pádraig Ó Céidigh has said he is “devastated” and “disappointed” at a Government decision to award the State’s air ser(...)