Lufthansa airliners park at Tegel airport in Berlin, Germany. Photograph: Hannibal Hanschke/Reuters

German airline Lufthansa has submitted an offer for parts of Alitalia and a plan to reshape Italy’s ailing national carrier just days after agreeing t(...)

The sale of Alitalia, Italy’s flag carrier, has been delayed until next April, adding to uncertainty in the European airline industry

The sale of Alitalia, Italy’s flag carrier, has been delayed until next April, adding to uncertainty in the European airline industry following a stri(...)

A rally on Wall Street paused on Thursday following lacklustre quarterly earnings from JPMorgan and Citigroup.

There were record closes for the UK’s FTSE and Germany’s benchmark index Dax, but it was a slow day on the Iseq index. Dublin Bank of Ireland traded(...)

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. (...)

Air Berlin told staff they would not all find jobs with the potential buyers of its assets and they should start looking for jobs. Photograph: Pawel Kopczynski/Reuters

Flights operated by insolvent German carrier Air Berlin will end by October 28th at the latest, it said on Monday, urging staff to seek jobs elsewhere(...)

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 (...)

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary. The company said it expected its guidance for profit after tax would stay unchanged at between €1.4 billion and €1.45 billion. Photograph:  Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

Ryanair has moved to quell unrest at the airline by raising the base pay of many of its pilots from the beginning of October and withdrawing threats t(...)

Ryanair signage at Dublin Airport. The airline was ranked fourth in the survey of customer satisfaction.

About three out of four airline passengers do not bother complaining when they are unhappy as they do not believe they will be heard, a survey publish(...)

Air Berlin said negotiations with Lufthansa and easyJet would continue until October 12th.

Air Berlin’s creditors have picked German flagship carrier Lufthansa and Britain’s easyJet as possible buyers for the insolvent carrier’s aviation bus(...)

Air Berlin said on Tuesday that about 200 of its 1,500 pilots had called in sick. Photographer:  Bloomberg

Air Berlin said it had received several bids from interested parties on Friday, as the race to acquire the most desirable assets of the insolvent Germ(...)