Aer Lingus’s actual operations are likely to have delivered a profit of more than €60 million in 2014. Photograph: Peter Muhly/AFP/Getty Images

The year ended with most in the aviation industry expecting International Consolidated Airlines Group (IAG) to make another attempt to buy Aer Lingus (...)

 Howard Millar, Ryanair’s former deputy chief executive, joins advisory board of Irelandia. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/Irish Times

Former Ryanair deputy chief executive and financial officer Howard Millar has been appointed to the advisory board of Dublin-based Irelandia Aviation.(...)

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary during a Bloomberg Television interview in London yesterday. Ryanair  has upgraded its full-year profit goal for the second time this year. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Ryanair is one step closer to taking over Cyprus Airways after getting through to the second round of bidding for the ailing flag carrier at the week(...)

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary said the airline has had a bumper year.

Ryanair has the capacity to cut fares in the winter months by more than the 5 per cent to 10 per cent pledged this morning if rivals respond with redu(...)

Michael O’Leary: Since last year’s agm, Ryanair has beefed up customer service as part of a strategy aimed at attracting more passengers

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary yesterday defended the airline’s board against criticism at the company’s annual general meeting that long ser(...)

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary. The airline has predicted it will reach the upper end of its earnings projection this fiscal year.

Ryanair chief executive, Michael O’Leary told shareholders this morning that he and the company’s board are close to confirming his committment to rem(...)

Ryanair CEO, Michael O’Leary, pictured at Dublin Airport, in the cockpit of the first of Ryanair’s new Boeing 737-800 NG aircraft. Photograph: Collins

Ryanair will press ahead with plans to expand in Cyprus even if its bid to take over the country’s ailing national airline does not succeed, it eme(...)

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary (left) with Boeing chief executive Ray Conner at a news conference in New York yesterday to announce Ryanair’s pledge to buy up to 200 new Boeing 737 Max aircraft. Photograph: Jin Lee/Bloomberg

It might have been delivered by two chief executives, but the excitement around the news that Ryanair plans to spend around €17 billion on buying 200 (...)

Michael O’Leary who said today work is ‘fun and challenging’ and that he hates going on holidays, although he is told ‘I have to’. Photograph: The Irish Times

Michael O’Leary has accused the Government of squandering a great crisis by failing to reform the public sector after the economic collapse.The Ryanai(...)

Ryanair boosted its annual profit guidance on Monday as rivals cuts theirs after the Irish airline booked a better-than-expected first quarter. Photo: Alan Betson/The Irish Times 1:08

Ryanair boosted its annual profit guidance on Monday as rivals cuts theirs after the Irish airline booked a better-than-expected first quarter in whi(...)