Investors expect Ryanair and International Consolidated Airlines Group, which owns owner of Aer Lingus and British Airways, to benefit from the failure of  Monarch. Photograph: Mary Turner/Reuters

Markets gained ground on Tuesday as the dollar weakened slightly against the euro. The Irish Stock Exchange outperformed peers as a number of leading (...)

A Ryanair spokesman said the airline ‘tries to accommodate such reasonable rerouting requests using a guideline (only) of three-times the original airfare’. Photograph: John Stillwell/PA Wire

Ryanair has been accused of “plucking figures out of the air” over its insistence that passengers caught up in its widespread flight cancellations can(...)

Air France has announced the launch of Joon, a new carrier due to begin services from the autumn. Photograph: Eric Piermont/AFP/Getty Images

Passengers using major European airports are facing immigration delays of up to four hours due to new rules. The association Airlines for Europe said (...)

Aer Lingus made a profit of €59 million for the first half of 2017. Photograph: iStock

Bottlenecks at Dublin Airport threaten Aer Lingus’s expansion plans there, Willie Walsh, chief executive of the airline’s parent, warned on Friday. A(...)

IAG, which also owns British Airways, Aer Lingus, Iberia and Vueling, said total passenger numbers grew by 2.6 per cent in May to 9.1 million. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty

Monday Indicators: US consumer inflation expectations (May) Meetings: Intraprenuers Squad event on workplace innovation (Bank of Ireland Workbench, (...)

International Airlines Group chief executive Willie Walsh. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

British Airways’s is “working hard” to compensate passengers hit by the systems failure that grounded almost 700 flights, according to its parent, Int(...)

 British Airways passengers  endured three day of delays following a IT meltdown. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

When British Airways chief executive Alex Cruz finally raised his head above the parapet on Saturday, it was a full eight hours after the airline’s IT(...)

British Airways passengers waiting  at Heathrow airport in London following the  IT failure that  ground almost 600 flights.  Photograph: EPA/Andy Rain

British Airways (BA) is one of the world’s best-known airlines, but its image for quality and service took a hammering at the weekend when it was forc(...)

The PR disaster hits British Airways as it faces increasing competition on lucrative transatlantic routes. Photograph: Tim Ockenden/PA Wire

British Airways was operating most of its flights from London’s two largest airports on Monday after a computer-system failure stranded thousands of p(...)

Should Alitalia go, Italy would be the only big EU state without a national carrier. Photograph: Max Rossi/Reuters

If Alitalia’s bankruptcy spells the end for the airline, Italians may well be able to turn to Ryanair, or possibly some of its rivals, as an alternati(...)