A  pilot has written to Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary (above) over concerns of colleagues at the airline’s refusal to entertain collective bargaining. File photograph: Niklas Halle’n/AFP/Getty Images

A Ryanair pilot has written to chief executive Michael O’Leary outlining the concerns of colleagues over the airline’s refusal to entertain collective(...)

Ryanair’s current pay offer for its pilots would see a pay rise of up to €22,000 for captains and up to €11,000 for first officers depending on where they are based. Photograph: Paul Faith/Getty Images

Ryanair is piling the pressure on pilots to accept its pay offer as the low-cost airline fights to overcome a crisis over the cancellation of more tha(...)

Hotelier Noel O’Callaghan, whose Dublin properties include the Davenport Hotel, has sold his hotel in Maryland, US. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Noel O’Callaghan, a hotelier whose group includes the Davenport and the Alexander in Dublin, has sold his only US hotel in Annapolis, Maryland. The O(...)

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 (...)

Pilots’ group: Ialpa represents pilots at Aer Lingus and other airlines. Stock photograph: Nardus Engelbrecht/Gallo/Getty

The Irish Air Line Pilots’ Association has offered its support to the group of Ryanair pilots who are trying to introduce collective bargaining at the(...)

Ryanair has conceded that it faces difficulty recruiting and retaining pilots at some airports, including Dublin and London Stansted.

The group that says it is behind efforts to organise Ryanair pilots plans to seek assurances from the company before engaging in talks. Ryanair negot(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe and Taoiseach Leo Varadkar.   There is  limited room for manoeuvre in the budget, with tax receipts still running behind target

When the College of Cardinals, the Catholic Church’s most senior officials, shuffle into the Sistine Chapel to deliberate on the election of a new pop(...)

Ryanair’s chief executive, Michael O’Leary, said that Michael Hickey had made an enormous contribution to the airline during his time there. Photograph: Kevin Coombs/File Photo/Reuters

Ryanair’s chief operations officer Michael Hickey – whose responsibilities include pilots and ground crew – is leaving the airline. The Irish carrier(...)

The New York Stock Exchange: Switch  jumped by almost half in its trading debut after raising $531m in an initial public offering, the third-biggest technology IPO this year in the US. Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

European shares rose for the fourth consecutive week on Friday as confidence over the region’s economic recovery outweighed worries over the Catalonia(...)

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(...)