Aidan Brogan chief executive of Datalex Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

Dublin-based travel software firm Datalex said revenue and profits rose in 2015 as the firm added new customers. Total revenue rose 13 per cent to (...)

Richard Branson: Virgin chief tweeted:  “Really sorry to hear about an alleged incident on flight VS250. We do not tolerate abuse and @virginatlantic are investigating.”  Photograph: EPA

Virgin Airlines has launched an investigation into claims that a Chinese passenger was racially abused and sworn at by another traveller on a flight (...)

 The next time you are checking your email or updating Facebook while somewhere over Europe, there’s a chance it’s partly thanks to Irish company Druid Software. Photo: Bloomberg

The next time you are checking your email or updating Facebook while somewhere over Europe, there’s a chance it’s partly thanks to an Irish company. (...)

A plane bound for New York had to return to Heathrow Airport after a laser was shone at the cockpit.

A plane bound for New York had to return to Heathrow Airport after a laser was shone at the cockpit. The Virgin Atlantic flight doubled back as a “pr(...)

A 747 jumbo jet will be adapted for use as a launchpad for a Virgin Galactic spaceship, Sir Richard Branson has announced. Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images.

A 747 jumbo jet will be adapted for use as a launchpad for a Virgin Galactic spaceship, Sir Richard Branson has announced. The plane, which was nic(...)

Datalex chief executive Aidan Brogan

Dublin-based travel software specialist Datalex has reaffirmed full-year earnings growth of between 20 and 25 per cent and said it was continuing to s(...)

The Irish are more resilient to perceived threats, with many of us returning to Egypt over and over again despite many terrorist attacks

As we come to terms with how the world has changed in the past year it’s time to think where is still safe to go for winter sun holidays? The shift(...)

Realex processes about €28 billion worth of transactions a year on behalf of its 12,500 clients, which include Virgin Atlantic, Aer Lingus and Paddy Power

Irish-founded online payments firm Realex, which was acquired by the US firm Global Payments for €115 million in March, is to create 50 new jobs in Du(...)

Bernice Moran: ‘We plan to have shops in capital cities in the next few years

Virgin Atlantic 747 pilot Bernice Moran is co-founder and director of The Be Sweet Company with her sister Linda Moran. The business specialises in(...)

The decision to possibly link up with long-haul carriers is the latest taboo to be broken by the Irish carrier, which launched a major customer service overhaul two years ago and introduced its first business fare last August

Ryanair is in talks with British Airways owner International Airlines Group and Aer Lingus about providing transfer connections for its rivals’ long-h(...)