Capacity on Aer Lingus’s long haul routes rose in the second quarter of the year. Photographer: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

Aer Lingus says fares on its short-haul network will be cut in the second half of the year as it moves ahead with a “volume active” strategy to fill (...)

Technically, there is nothing to stop you pledging some of your Aer Lingus shares in support of the IAG offer

I had planned to do nothing with my 4,000 Aer Lingus shares and not return the acceptance form. However, I wonder would you know is there a downside t(...)

Ryanair said yesterday it expected the sale of its €424 million stake to go ahead in September. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / The Irish Times

It may have failed in its efforts to acquire Aer Lingus, but having agreed to shed its 29.8 per cent shareholding, Ryanair must now figure out what to(...)

Ryanair posts Q1 numbers Monday; Aer Lingus figures land on Wednesday, and Thursday is the IAG offer deadline

It’s a busy week for the airlines. First-quarter results are due from Ryanair today, with Aer Lingus releasing its first-half financial figures on (...)

The scene of the light aircraft crash in Co Waterford on Saturday in which one man in his sixties died. Photograph: John Foley Images

Air accident investigators are examining the scene of a crash where a light aircraft crashed on Saturday night, killing well-known pilot Howard Cox wh(...)

Athletes Sean McDonald from Wicklow and Lyon Keogh from Dublin are pictured with Lisa Jane Dorman (left), Aer Lingus cabin crew member and Claire Teehan, Aer Lingus cabin crew member. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho 1:55

Liam Foley plans to celebrate his 18th birthday on Thursday by “meeting lots of famous people” in Los Angeles at the Special Olympics World Summer (...)

The Swiss Air Force aerobatic team at the 10th annual Bray Air Display. Picture Nick Bradshaw 1:57

Record crowds were on hand to witness some spectacular displays of aerial acrobatics and an impromptu proposal during the 10th annual Bray Air Display(...)

Mount Vesuvius towers over the Italian city of Naples. Photograph: Getty Images

See Naples. And sigh. Formerly the glorious capital of a separate kingdom, Italy’s third-largest city – after Rome and Milan – spiralled into decline (...)

IAG wants to use Dublin as a transatlantic hub, and has promised to grow services and jobs at the Irish airline

Aer Lingus shareholders have backed the €1.36 billion sale of the airline to British Airways owner International Airlines Group (IAG). An extraordinar(...)

Ryanair will look to expand its Gatwick presence by bidding for slots opened up by IAG purchase of Aer Lingus. Photorapgh: Gerry Images.

Ryanair has confirmed it will bid for Gatwick slots to be freed up as a condition of the Aer Linguse sale to the IAG group. Responding on Wednesday t(...)