Ryanair demanded in the autumn that Google enforce greater transparency in internet advertising to prevent customers being “misled” into buying their flights at from on-line intermediaries rather than from the Ryanair website. Photograph: Alan Betson/ The  Irish Times

Ryanair is taking its battle with internet giant Google and on-line agent Edreams to the High Court. The airline demanded in the autumn that Google (...)

After a bumper summer Ryanair is forecasting full year profits will be towards the upper end of its € 1,175m to € 1,225m range. (Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES)

Irish airline Ryanair saw its first half profits soar by 37 per cent to €1 billion, on the back of a “bumper summer” and fuel savings, as it forecast (...)

Kenny Jacobs Ryanair’s chief marketing officer. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons /The Irish Times

Irish airline Ryanair is taking on internet giant Google in its battle against online intermediaries that it says wrongly sell its flights to consumer(...)

Michael O’Leary hopes shareholders will be able to  pay capital gains rather than income tax on the distibution Photograph: EPA

Ryanair has shelved plans to launch a low-cost transatlantic carrier as it cannot get the aircraft it needs to operate such a service. Chief executive(...)

Sara Fernandes, Erin Backley, Fabio Tanzi, and Jose Calção in Ryanair’s new uniforms designed by Emma Collopy. Photograph: Sara Freund

A 25-year-old Irish designer and recent graduate of Griffith College Dublin was chosen by Ryanair to design its new range of flight-attendant uniform(...)

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe TD is expected to decide on the overall capital plan “soon”. Photograph: Sara Freund

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe is close to deciding whether to approve plans for a rail line connecting central Dublin with the city’s(...)

Load factor - a measure of how full the flights are - was up 2 per cent to 95 per cent in August.

Passenger numbers at Ryanair rose by 10 per cent to 10.4 million in August, versus the same month a year earlier according to new figures published on(...)

Michael O’Leary: said Ryanair is in talks with Aer Lingus and its soon-to-be-owner International Consolidated Airlines’ Group. Photograph: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

Ryanair could strike a deal that will see it feed passengers to long-haul flights operated by old rival Aer Lingus as early as this winter. Chief exec(...)

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Ryanair said passenger numbers hit 10 million in July. Photograph: Paul O’Driscoll/Bloomberg News

Ryanair hit a new milestone in July, carrying more than 10 million passengers in a month for the first time. The airline said it increased traf(...)