Bleak outlook: Volkswagen’s US fines could be 15 times the $1.2 billion Toyota was obliged to pay up last year. Photograph: REUTERS/Fabian Bimmer/Files

“We have totally screwed up,” said Michael Horn, head of Volkswagen’s US division. But Volkswagen’s screw-up isn’t just any screw-up. It cheated at so(...)

Christoph Mueller: Malaysia Airlines is “technically bankrupt” and floundering after the loss of two aircraft.  Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

The two immediate past chief executives of Aer Lingus, Christoph Mueller and Dermot Mannion, were both prominent this week at the Capa Australia Pacif(...)

Malaysia Airlines is seeking to cut costs by 20 per cent and break even by 2018 after two air disasters last year. Photograph: Manan Vatsyayana/AFP

Malaysia’s national airline is cutting about 6,000 jobs and reviewing aircraft purchases in a bid to return to profit as chief executive Christoph Mue(...)

The Malaysian state is seeking to rescue the national carrier after it suffered two calamities last year – MH370 vanished without a trace in March and MH17 was shot down over Ukraine in July, killing 298. Photograph: Manan Vatsyayana/AFP/Getty Images

Malaysia Airlines is to shed a third of its workforce and trim its fleet as part of restructuring efforts after being taken back into government owner(...)

Malaysia Airlines’ new CEO Christophe Mueller poses for a photograph in Kuala Lumpur on May 25th. Photograph: Reuters

The newly appointed chief executive of loss-making Malaysia Airlines said on Monday that the carrier is “technically bankrupt”, as he announced plans(...)

Christoph Mueller confirmed that the carrier has been trying to sell two of its A380s and will likely have fewer planes overall

Loss-making Malaysia Airlines is set to undergo a complete overhaul as it is restructured into a new company, with a rebranding that will be unveiled (...)

Mr Mueller took over as chief executive of south-east Asian carrier, Malaysia Airlines, last week Photograph: Bloomberg

Former Aer Lingus chief executive, Christoph Mueller, is stepping down from the chairmanship of the State’s postal company, An Post. Mr Mueller took o(...)

Aer Lingus paid former chief executive Christoph Mueller a total of €1.24 million last year, 19 per cent less than the €1.5 million he received in 2013.  File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Former Aer Lingus chief executive, Christoph Mueller, could cash in close to €4.4 million if the €1.36 billion bid to take over the airline succeeds.M(...)

Former Aer Lingus chief executive, Christoph Mueller, was paid almost €1.24 million in his last year in the airline’s top job.

Former Aer Lingus chief executive, Christoph Mueller, was paid almost €1.24 million in his last year in the airline’s top job. Mr Mueller left (...)

Outgoing Aer Lingus CEO Christoph Mueller said that 2014 was a “very successful for Aer Lingus, with strong performance across our businesses”. (Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times)

Aer Lingus considered joining forces with a bigger player to boost its transatlantic business before International Consolidated Airlines’ Group (IAG) (...)