The airport management firm has indicated that it does not intend to increase the €72 million already on the table

Siptu could demand that the Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) increase its €72 million contribution to a new staff pension scheme after the union’s memb(...)

Dublin Airport Authority chief executive Kevin Toland. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) chief, Kevin Toland, warned trade unionists yesterday that workers at the State company could lose close to €200 millio(...)

Minister for Transport Leo Varadkar said yesterday he urged all parties involved to “accept the panel’s recommendations”. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

Minister for Transport Leo Varadkar yesterday called on all parties to accept what he called the “best and last” opportunity to resolve a €750 mill(...)

Aer Lingus has served legal proceedings on the trade union Siptu seeking damages of “multiple millions” arising from the planned strike action that was planned for today. Photograph:  Niall Carson/PA Wire

Aer Lingus has served legal proceedings on the trade union Siptu seeking damages of “multiple millions” arising from the planned strike action whic(...)

Unions have said  they remain open to discussions with management on a possible resolution to the dispute.  Photograph: :Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Aer Lingus is threatening to go to court to prevent Siptu members at the airline striking in the run up to St Patrick’s Day. Staff at the(...)

Dublin Airport Authority (DAA), responsible for Dublin and Cork, this week wrote to the union seeking a meeting to discuss new proposals

Trade union Siptu says it is willing to talk to the managements of three airports threatened by strike next month in a row over a hole in a pen(...)

Dermot O’Loughlin, head of Siptu’s pensions advisory committee, said the union’s members have a number of concerns that Aer Lingus  did not address. Photograph: Eric Luke

Travel chaos could threaten the run-up to this year’s St Patrick’s weekend. Workers at the Republic’s three main airports and (...)

Aer Lingus staff, who are members of Siptu, have voted overwhelmingly for strike action. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Minister for Transport Leo Varadkar has said there is no justification for strike action in the aviation sector over pensions until these new p(...)

Members of  Siptu at Dublin and Cork airports voted overwhelmingly yesterday to strike, while those at Shannon Airport and Aer Lingus are expected to deliver a similar result today.

Trustees of the insolvent Irish aviation workers’ pension scheme are expected to step into the row over its €780 million deficit later this week in a (...)

Siptu’s Aer Lingus committee will meet today to discuss “activating industrial action from the original ballot or having a fresh ballot for industrial action”

Siptu representatives at Aer Lingus will today consider balloting members for industrial action as the row over the airline’s pension difficulties dra(...)