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, (...)

The airline said passenger numbers from the UK connecting to transatlantic flights in Ireland has more than doubled in the first four months of the year

Passenger numbers at Aer Lingus Regional rose by 35 per cent in May, according to new figures.The airline, which is operated by Stobart Air, said it f(...)

Aer Lingus Regional, the airline operated by Stobart Air (formerly Aer Arann) saw passenger numbers increase 35 per cent last month compared to April 2013

Aer Lingus Regional, the airline operated by Stobart Air (formerly Aer Arann) saw passenger numbers increase 35 per cent last month compared to April (...)

Aer Lingus regional operator Stobart Air has also taken on a second franchise service for UK carrier Flybe. Photograph: Alan Betson, Irish Times

Aer Lingus regional operator Stobart Air is recruiting former Ryanair and BMI Baby directors to its management and board in a shake-u(...)

Stobart Air’s commercial director Simon Fagan (left) said the airline is continuing to experience a sustained rise in passengers

Passenger numbers for Aer Lingus Regional , which is now operated by Stobart Air, rose by 9 per cent in March - marking the company’s ninth con(...)