The union meeting followed talks this week between IAG and a Government body set up to review its proposed €2.55-a-share offer for Aer Lingus. Photograph: Artur Widak/PA Wire

Trade unions could lift their opposition to a takeover of Aer Lingus by International Consolidated Airlines Group (IAG) if some concerns were address(...)

The union meeting followed talks this week between IAG and a Government body set up to review its proposed €2.55-a-share offer for Aer Lingus. Photograph: Artur Widak/PA Wire

Trade unions could lift their opposition to a takeover of Aer Lingus by International Consolidated Airlines Group (IAG) if some concerns were address(...)

Contrails: the jet streams wrapped around the planet are broad rivers of wind often thousands of kilometres long, shifting between north and south as seasons change. Illustration: Michael Viney

Between the slashing hail squalls borrowed from Canada’s winter, I kept an eye on the sky above the mountain, looking for contrails speeding far too f(...)

When the graphic designer and artist Jan de Fouw, who has died aged 85, first arrived in Dublin from his native Netherlands in 1951, his skills were i(...)

An Airbus A330-300 passenger aircraft, operated by Aer Lingus  , stands on the tarmac at Dublin Airpor. Photographer: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

Trade unions say they remain unconvinced over IAG’s commitment to protect jobs and maintain connectivity at Aer Lingus following talks with group chie(...)

Flybe is to offer new services to and from Cardiff

Regional airline Flybe has announced new services from Cardiff to Dublin, Cork and Belfast.The airline is opening a new base at Cardiff airport, which(...)

Willie Walsh, chief executive of International Airlines Group (IAG), the group bidding for Aer Lingus, received a 29 per cent pay rise in 2014, as his total pay rose to €7.9m. (Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg)

Willie Walsh, chief executive of International Airlines Group (IAG), the group bidding for Aer Lingus, received a 29 per cent pay rise in 2014, as his(...)

Total passenger traffic - which includes both Aer Lingus and its regional subsidiary - was down 2 per cent with the airline carrying 627,000 passengers in February

Passenger numbers at Aer Lingus fell last month on the back of a decline in short-haul traffic, the airline said on Thursday.Total passenger traffic -(...)

If the Moody’s outlook is correct, Aer Lingus could be a drag rather than a boon for its suitor, IAG

The declining strength of the euro as the currency zone struggles to kickstart economic growth has been a boon for many companies in the bloc, particu(...)

Aer Lingus planes at Dublin Airport. Sources say IAG could make further concession on Aer Lingus’s Heathrow slots in order to break the deadlock over its proposed bid for the State’s stake in the airline. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

International Consolidated Airlines Group (IAG) could make further concessions to the Government on Aer Lingus’s Heathrow access to break the deadlock(...)