Stephen Kavanagh: he stressed that becoming part of the group that owns British Airways (BA), Iberia and Vueling would accelerate the growth Aer Lingus is experiencing on its long-haul services. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

Aer Lingus will grow more slowly and face higher risks if it opts to remain independent instead of accepting the €1.36 billion takeover offer from In(...)

Stephen Kavanagh, Aer Lingus’s new chief executive officer. Photograph: Jason Clarke Photography/PA Wire

Stephen Kavanagh will be the first Aer Lingus insider to take the helm at the former flag carrier since it appointed Willie Walsh, who now heads Inter(...)

Road Warrior

Flying BA? Get out the calculator Road warriors are going to need a crash course in algorithms to claim reward seats using British Airways Avios from (...)

Aer Lingus Regional, operated by Stobart Air, has launched a new route between Dublin and Donegal. Photo: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Aer Lingus Regional, operated by Stobart Air, has launched a new route between Dublin and Donegal.The airline today flew its first flight to Dublin Ai(...)

The approved funding brings the total financial support by the Exchequer under the Regional Airports Programme to just under €13 million in 2014

More than €2 million in funding is to be given to regional airports to compensate them for costs incurred in providing core services that cannot be fu(...)

Stobart Air, the former Aer Arran, has won the contracts to operate the two routes

Regional air services from Donegal and Kerry to Dublin will continue to be subsidised for the foreseeable future, the Minister for Transport Pascal Do(...)

Ryanair planes at Dublin Airport . Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

The European Commission will relaunch an investigation into claims that the Republic’s travel tax was illegal State aid in a ruling that could further(...)

Michael O’Leary, chief executive officer of Ryanair. Photographer: Jin Lee/Bloomberg

Since the Government axed it last year, the air travel tax seems like a distant memory, while the extra routes and passengers to which the move seems (...)

Aer Lingus Regional’s daily service between  Dublin and Leeds Bradford will be launched on  October 23rd.

Aer Lingus Regional will launch a new Dublin-Leeds Bradford service next month. The airline, a partnership between Aer Lingus and Stobart Air, said y(...)

Flights to and from Dublin rose 45 per cent last month, the airline said.

Aer Lingus Regional recorded its 12th consecutive month of passenger growth last month, according to new figures published on Wednesday. The airline, (...)