Cityjet said on Monday that it is cutting the two services from June 30th after Cardiff Airport’s authorities decided to support another airline to fly the routes in direct competition with the Dublin-based carrier.

Cityjet is axing its services from Cardiff to both Edinburgh and Paris after the Welsh airport backed a rival to the Irish airline on the two routes.C(...)

Perhaps it’s time for the Government to shift its policy focus to these facilities and away from handing cash to regional airports for which there is likely to be less need in the future

The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport’s annual report, published this week, shows that the Government remains committed to funding regional a(...)

Aer Lingus: the airline  cut the number of seats available on all its services by 6.6 per cent in April, which a spokesman said was one of the traditionally slower months for travel and was designed to preserve profitability. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images

Aer Lingus will boost capacity on its services from this month after suffering a 41,000 fall in passenger numbers in April. The airline has released (...)

Cityjet  announced on Friday that it is appointing Cathal O’Connell as commercial director and Patrick Lukan as vice president sales and distribution.

BMI Regional chief executive, Cathal O’Connell, is joining Cityjet as commercial director.The airline announced on Friday that it is appointing Mr O’(...)

The service will allow passengers from Doncaster to connect to Aer Lingus’s transatlantic flights to New York, Boston, Chicago and Toronto. Photograph:  Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Aer Lingus Regional will launch a Dublin-Doncaster service from next May, furhter boosting potential feeder traffic into the main airline’s transatlan(...)

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(...)