Ray Conner, president and chief executive officer of Boeing Commercial Airplanes (left) reacts during a news conference with Domhnal Slattery, chief executive officer of Avolon Leasing Group. Photographer: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg

Irish aircraft leasing group Avolon’s launch on the New York Stock market valued the the company at more than $1.6 billion.Avolon priced its shares at(...)

Etihad’s engine change record It must be the association with Formula 1 racing that has speeded up Etihad Airways, as it has just broken the wor(...)

Aer Lingus chief executive Christoph Mueller: confirmed the Little Red deal will be terminated next September. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Aer Lingus is considering approaches from a number of airlines seeking contracts with the Irish carrier similar to the one it operates with Virgin At(...)

This interview took place prior to the crash of Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo.Chicken or beef?” The call of the Virgin Atlantic trolley-pusher escape(...)

Irish Water managing director John Tierney:  the Sunday Business Post  reports that senior Coalition figures have discussed the need to replace him and the company’s board if the Government is to neutralise the political fallout from the water charges controversy.   Photograph:  Michael MacSweeney/Provision

Glass sale The Sunday Times reported that the group of lenders that owns Aventas, the former Quinn manufacturing group, are moving ahead with the €40(...)

General view of the Bardarbunga volcano in the north-west region of the Vatnajokull glacier. Photograph: Sigtryggur Johannsson/Reuters

An Icelandic Met Office official has said it is lowering the risk level for the Bardarbunga volcano in central Iceland to orange from red, the highest(...)

 The set for La Bohéme at the Puccini Festival in Torre del Lago, Italy

PUCCINI AL FRESCO IN TORRE DEL LAGO This year marks the 60th Puccini Festival in the composer’s adopted hometown of Torre del Lago, 26km north of(...)

Virgin Atlantic is to fly from Northern Ireland to the United States next summer, for the first time.The airline, founded by Richard Branson 30 years(...)

Ahh first class...priority check-in, fully reclining seats and pre-departure champagne.

Flying first class on a transatlantic flight has long been an unrequited dream for many, but few have been in a position to fork out the €2,000 or so (...)

Dublin-listed Datalex is announcing today that Brussels Airlines has chosen its travel distribution platform to support online ticket sales and other products.

Datalex, the travel software firm backed by businessman Dermot Desmond, has recruited Lufthansa subsidiary Brussels Airlines a(...)