Fyffes was among the best performers in Dublin yesterday as investors gained in confidence that it may get its $1 billion proposed merger with Chiquita away, following a scheduled shareholders’ meeting next month. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

European shares eked out small gains in thin trading across the continent yesterday, but most European bourses closed off their morning highs, after (...)

Westjet’s chief executive Gregg Saretsky: told the launch gathering that the airline has sold 90 per cent of its capacity

You spend most of your time ambling along without ever hearing much about Newfoundland and Labrador (the Canadian province, not a pair of dogs), and t(...)

The cheapest of the new WestJet transatlantic flights are available from St John’s in Newfoundland to Dublin. Photograph: Philip Brown/Reuters

Canadian airline WestJet will complete its maiden transatlantic flight when the first of its newly chartered Dublin services touches down tomorrow mor(...)

Passengers at Dublin Airport  exceeded 20 million in 2013, for the busiest year since 2009. Photograph: Frank Miller /	THE IRISH TIMES

Passenger numbers at Dublin Airport increased by 6 per cent to 20.2 million last year, as an extra 1.1 million people used the airport. The increas(...)

Chief executive of the DAA Keith Toland: said new routes would deliver another year of strong growth

Canadian airline Westjet has will operate its first transatlantic service to Dublin from next summer.Both the Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) and Westj(...)

This is the third major announcement by Shannon’s Eirtech Aviation in recent months.

A Clare-based aviation services company has secured a major contract to carry out installation and maintenance work for WestJet, Canada’s second-large(...)

Travel software firm Datalex said it was confident of further growth in the future with Virgin Atlantic set to go live on its merchandising platform next year.  Photograph: Virgin/PA Wire.

Revenues at Dublin headquartered travel software firm Datalex increased by 13 per cent to $17.7 million in the first half of this year. Earnings befor(...)

Delta is among the airline customers of travel software company Datalex, which has reported a pre-tax profit of $1.1 million for the year ended December 31st, 2012. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

Revenues at Dublin listed travel software firm Datalex increased by 15 per cent last year to $32.4 million. The company, which counts Del(...)