Lufthansa has already tried its hand at budget flying with the short-haul Germanwings service, which is now being merged into the new Eurowings business. (

Ryanair is set to fly more passengers than Lufthansa for the first time this year, heaping pressure on the German carrier to make a success of Eurowin(...)

Dublin Airport: busy place.  Photograph:  REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

More than 1,000 senior airline executives will be in Dublin this week to attend the 18th annual global air finance conference. Speakers at the three-(...)

Eastern European-focused budget airline Wizz Air reported a 67 per cent jump in annual profit and said it was confident of further profit growth this year. Photo: Reuters

Eastern European-focused budget airline Wizz Air reported a 67 per cent jump in annual profit and said it was confident of further profit growth this (...)

Low-cost Eastern European-focused airline Wizz Air has resurrected a plan to list its shares on the London Stock Exchange, seeking to raise €150 million.

Low-cost Eastern European-focused airline Wizz Air resurrected a plan to list its shares on the London Stock Exchange, seeking to raise €150 million t(...)

TopShop retail billionaire Philip Green, backer of MySale Group. Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Casualties of the unprecedented rush to float on the London stock market continue to mount, joined this week by the strange case of MySale Group, t(...)

British home affairs select committee chairman Keith Vaz (left) at Luton airport as the first Romanians and Bulgarians with unrestricted access to the UK labour market began to arrive. Photograph:  Jennifer Cockerell/PA Wire

In today’s world, airline websites, such as that of the Hungarian-based Wizz Air, can be the first to herald that significant population movements (...)

Ryanair has been granted permission to start regular flights on routes from Dublin to Moscow and St Petersburg. Photograph: Reuters

Ryanair has been granted permission to fly to destinations in Russia from March next year by the country’s aviation authority. The Federal Air Transpo(...)