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(...)

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 (...)

Checking out of checking in: An empty Monarch Airlines departures area at Birmingham airport, England. Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP

Image of the week: Dethroned Monarch Taking the heat off Ryanair for a while, Britain’s Monarch Airlines ceased trading on Monday in the biggest airl(...)

Founded 50 years ago by the Swiss-Italian Mantegazza family, Monarch   started with just two planes flying out of Luton airport. Photograph: Getty Images

It wasn’t exactly Dunkirk, but the 165 passengers who touched down at Gatwick airport on Monday were the first contingent of Britain’s biggest ever pe(...)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange   in New York . Photographer: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

World stock markets climbed on Monday, lifted by optimism over the outlook for corporate earnings and US president Donald Trump’s tax reform plan, wh(...)

A note on the cessation of operation of Monarch Airlines flights is shown at Gatwick Airport, London.

UK’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) said on Monday Britain’s Monarch Airlines ceased operations with immediate effect, leaving 110,000 customers stra(...)

Monarch Airlines is facing renewed financial pressures, following a last-minute rescue last year. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

UK regulators have 10 aircraft ready to pick up Monarch Airlines holidaymakers if the low-cost carrier halts flights, according to media reports. Two(...)

Monarch Airlines said it expected to announce “a significant investment from its stakeholders” in the coming days. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Monarch Airlines has insisted it is “trading well” following speculation at the weekend over its future. “Our flights are operating as normal, carryi(...)

 Tim Jeans: he joined Stobart as a non-executive chairman two years ago. File photograph: Eric Luke /The Irish Times

Stobart Air chairman, Tim Jeans, has left the airline amid growing speculation about its future. Tim Jeans, who took over as chairman at the Aer Ling(...)

Russian tourists arriving at the Sharm el-Sheikh airport this week. Photograph: Khaled Elfiqi

The Department of Foreign Affairs has advised against all nonessential travel to Egypt, citing a heightened risk of targeted attacks against foreigner(...)