Five airline chief executives, Michael O’Leary (above) of Ryanair, Willie Walsh of IAG, Alexandre de Juniac of Air France-KLM, Carolyn McCall of Easyjet and Carsten Spohr of Lufthansa, jointly launched the new group. Photograph: Bloomberg

Airline chiefs such as Michael O’Leary and Willie Walsh are putting aside their rivalries to campaign for cuts in airport and air traffic control cha(...)

 International Airlines Group (IAG) chief executive Willie Walsh, who has warned he could seek to expand the airline overseas if the Government “twiddles its thumbs” over a third runway at Heathrow. (Photograph: Photo credit should read: Niall Carson/PA Wire)

The boss of British Airways (BA) and Aer Lingus has warned he could seek to expand the airline overseas if the Government “twiddles its thumbs” over (...)

Willie Walsh warned that a new runway at Heathrow would lead to a doubling of passenger charges to pay for the extension

Aer Lingus owner IAG has threatened to abandon Heathrow in favour of a move to Dublin or Madrid in protest over a possible expansion of the airport. (...)

Carsten Spohr: predicting consolidation in the sector.  Photograph: Martin Leissl/Bloomberg

Ethiopian Airlines to operate all-female flight For the first time tomorrow, Ethiopian Airlines will operate an all-female flight. Not only will the p(...)

The former Findlater House office block on O’Connell Street is being converted into a 198-bedroom Holiday Inn Express hotel. It was bought in 2013 for €6.2m by the London-based Seraphine Hotel Group. The 1970s building was previously sold to developer Garret Kelleher in 2005 for more than €30m. Anglo Irish Bank provided funding, and the loan was subsequently transferred to Nama. Eircom occupied the block for many years. photograph: aidan crawley

It’s shaping up to be a record year for tourism, as the Central Statistics Office released visitor numbers for the first nine months showing an increa(...)

IAG chief exective Willie Walsh. Photograph: Alan Betson /The Irish Times

Aer Lingus’s parent is not ruling out plans for the Irish airline to offer transatlantic flights from outside Ireland. International Consolidated Air(...)

IAG said it plans to convert a number of long-haul aircraft options into firm orders for both Aer Lingus and its Spanish counterpart Iberia

Aer Lingus owner International Airlines Group (IAG) has said it is to provide the Irish airline with two new planes to enable it to expand its long-ha(...)

Irish airline has contributed 1.6 points of IAG’s capacity increase and generated €262 million in revenues

Aer Lingus recorded an operating profit of €45 million in the period since joining International Consolidated Airlines’ Group (IAG) in mid-August with(...)

IAG is forecast to post a huge jump in third quarter earnings with Goodbody expecting a €1.29 billion operating profit

Aer Lingus parent International Consolidated Airlines’ Group (IAG) has approved its first interim dividend since the group was established following a(...)

IAG chief executive Willie Walsh at the announcement of the transatlantic expansion of the Aer Lingus long-haul network. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Willie Walsh and International Consolidated Airlines’ Group (IAG) were obviously keen yesterday to demonstrate that they are as good as their word abo(...)