A Lufthansa airliner parks next to the Air Berlin aircraft at Tegel airport in Berlin, Germany. Photograph: Hannibal Hanschke/Reuters

Lufthansa reinforced its position as Germany’s largest airline on Thursday by signing a €210 million deal to buy large parts of insolvent Air Berlin. (...)

EasyJet will be keen to fill the vacuum left by Monarch at locations including Luton and London’s Gatwick airport. Photograph: Philippe Huguen/AFP/Getty Images

EasyJet Plc is counting on the failure of three rival carriers to help accelerate its expansion into major European markets, bringing a silver lining (...)

Fritz Joussen, chief executive of TUI AG. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

TUI AG wants to safeguard the jobs of 700 of its employees who work aircraft leased to ailing Air Berlin and isn’t interested in rescuing the insolven(...)

Pilots and cabin crew of   Wow airline: the Cork to Reykjavik service will be suspended at the end of October

Icelandic airline Wow has cut its Cork to Reykjavik service five months after it started. In a statement Wow Air said it will continue to operate th(...)

 Comedian Al Porter  at his home in Tallaght, Dublin. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

How to be a Man is a series exploring masculinity and the challenges facing men in Ireland today When you were younger, what di(...)

A Department of Justice spokesman said the  charters were run in conjunction with the European Union agency, Frontex. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

The Department of Justice paid nearly €160,000 to deport failed African asylum seekers on four chartered flights out of Dublin. However, the departme(...)

Datalex chief executive Aidan Brogan

Dublin-based travel software specialist Datalex has reaffirmed full-year earnings growth of between 20 and 25 per cent and said it was continuing to s(...)