Aer Lingus has launched its “biggest ever” pilot recruitment drive.

Aer Lingus plans to recruit 200 pilots over the next three years as it continues to expand its network of services. In a statement on Tuesday, the I(...)

Dublin Airport: more than 25 per cent of flights to and from it were cancelled, although the Dublin Airport Authority said a secondary runway had operated for much of Monday afternoon despite the high winds.

Storm Ophelia threw the plans of thousands of people travelling to and from Ireland into disarray with many flights in and out of Ireland cancelled as(...)

Ryanair’s chief executive, Michael O’Leary, with Capt Alan McNulty  and Andy O’Shea, head of pilot training, in a flight simulator. Photograph: Alan Betson

Pilots at Ryanair got a boost in their bid to unionise from counterparts at Southwest Airlines, the US carrier that provided a blueprint for Europe’s (...)

Ryanair letter: Michael O’Leary said he was criticising rival airlines’ pilots, not his own, at last month’s agm. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The main group representing Irish airline pilots has questioned Ryanair’s promises to improve conditions in its most recent correspondence with its fl(...)

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary issued the letter ‘to all pilots’. Photograph: Alan Betson

Ryanair on Thursday promised its pilots significant improvements in pay and conditions, saying it would exceed rates paid by rivals and improve job se(...)

Ryanair’s photo opportunity with its new recruits followed a period of intense scrutiny of the airline’s treatment of its pilots.

“Nothing to see here – move along folks,” was the message from the Ryanair public relations machine this week as it pinned an image of 20 smiling new (...)

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary has offered financial incentives to the airline’s Dublin-based pilots in a bid to prevent them from leaving for rivals. Photograph: Eric Luke

Norwegian Air International is planning more roadshows in coming weeks to hire pilots for a new Dublin base. The airline announced a fortnight ago tha(...)

Air France-KLM’s chairman Jean-Marc Janaillac with staff - in ‘casual urban’ clothing – of Joon, the new lower-cost airline.  Photograph: Lionel Bonaventure/AFP/Getty Images

Air France has launched a new airline aimed at “millennial” travellers. Joon will target working 18- to 35-year-olds, though any adult can use the air(...)

Staff watch Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Minister for Business Frances Fitzgerald officially open LinkedIn’s Europe, Middle East and Africa headquarters in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Ryanair chief Michael O’Leary lifted his hands off the table and raised his eyebrows on Thursday when it was put to him at the company’s agm that some(...)

Ryanair chief executive  Michael O’Leary at the company’s AGM last week.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Rosters issued to Ryanair staff have reportedly only offered shift details for the coming three weeks rather than the usual four week advance notice. (...)