Participants in the bud:runway run, a 12km race around Budapest airport. Aer Lingus took the team event and cost manager Robert Murphy won the individual prize

Christoph Mueller, the outgoing Aer Lingus chief executive, bounced into The Irish Times newsroom this week for his interview on our weekly business p(...)

Cash may still be king when it comes to attracting and retaining staff, but these days experienced professionals are expecting a whole lot more than j(...)

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary: says routes to east could run at loss for up to three years. Photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin

Still in aviation, despite Russia’s conflict with Ukraine and the ensuing tensions with the EU and US, Ryanair is still keen on flying from the Republ(...)

Christoph Mueller: “Normally, you would expect a certain loyalty from shareholders to their property. We unfortunately have never benefitted from that support.”   Photograph: Getty Images

It might be because he’s heading for the exit door, but Aer Lingus chief executive Christoph Mueller was in magnanimous mood yesterday about his Ryana(...)

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 in the cockpit of the first of Ryanair’s new Boeing 737-800 NG aircraft which arrived from Seattle into Dublin Airport yesterday.  Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

Ryanair backed the aviation regulator’s plan for a 22 per cent cut in passenger charges at Dublin Airport as a row over the levy deepened yesterday.Th(...)

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 (...)

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

Ryanair has pledged to buy up to 200 737 Max aircraft from Boeing between 2019 and 2023 in a deal worth €17 billion. The Irish airline agreed t(...)

Ryanair hopes to grow its passenger numbers to 150 million a year by 2024 thanks to its purchase of up to 200 Boeing 737 MAX planes.

Irish airline Ryanair has agreed to purchase up to 200 new Boeing 737 MAX 200 “gamechanger” aircraft for up to $22 billion in a deal which help the ai(...)

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(...)