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(...)

Santa in the sun: Christmas on the beach

We are a family of seven living in Bangkok, Argentina, Edinburgh, Dublin and Washington DC. We are trying to get together for Christmas, hopefully (...)

Aer Lingus intends to maintain at least five Gatwick flights to Dublin and one Knock flight to London, although it is unclear if this will be a Gatwick flight. Photograph: Artur Widak/PA

As a harbinger of things to come, it couldn’t have been more obvious. IAG and Aer Lingus released identical statements to the markets yesterday evenin(...)

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe speaking to reporters on the Ryanair decision to accept IAG’s offer, yesterday. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Aer Lingus is on course to join British Airways as part of IAG in the autumn, after speculation surfaced that the European Commission will rubber stam(...)

Solar Impulse 2 pilots Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg, celebrate after Borschberg landed at Kalaeloa Airport, Hawaii. Photograph: Eugene Tanner/AFP/Getty Images

A Swiss man attempting to circumnavigate the globe with an aircraft powered only by the sun’s energy landed in Hawaii on Friday, after a record-breaki(...)

Virgin said initial response to the Belfast-Orlando summer route had been very positive. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Virgin Atlantic has launched its first summer service between Belfast and Orlando and said strong demand for the service, which will carry 1,800 pass(...)

A pilot with Virgin Atlantic is one of the brains behind a new Irish jewellery company called Harpur de Neve. Pilot Bernice de Neve and Johanna(...)

 Richard Branson’s Virgin Airlines  is a rival of British Airways, the biggest airline in IAG. Photograph: Virgin/PA

Government Ministers are likely to consider a recommendation on the €1.36 billion bid for Aer Lingus at the first Cabinet meeting after Easter.Senior(...)

Virgin Atlantic will tell the Dáil Transport Committee that a sale of the State’s share in Aer Lingus will have significant negative effects on connectivity and ticket prices. Photograph: Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images

Virgin Atlantic will tell the Dáil transport committee the sale of the State’s shareholding in Aer Lingus to its rival International Airlines Group (I(...)