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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(...)

Figures  show that total traffic in Irish airports during the first two months of the year was 4.18 million. Photograph: John Cogill/Bloomberg

New figures show that the number of people travelling through Irish airports grew in the opening months of the year. More than 5.8 million passengers(...)

Transavia said  that it will begin flying between the Dublin and Munich in Bavaria in southern Germany in early April. Photograph: Getty Images

Budget airline Transavia plans to launch a Dublin-Munich service from next year as part of its summer schedule. The Air France-KLM offshoot said on (...)

The service to Miami International Airport will begin next April and operate through the summer, with flights on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

Icelandic airline Wow Air plans to offer cheap flights from Dublin to Miami next year, with a stop-off in Rekjavik. The carrier, which flies a number(...)

Miami: Aer Lingus has no definite plans to go there, saying “We’re always looking at future transatlantic expansion options but our current focus is on delivering three new routes from Dublin this year to Los Angeles, Newark and Hartford”

Aer Lingus is preparing to launch three new transatlantic routes this year – from Dublin to Los Angeles, to Newark in New Jersey and to Hartford in Co(...)

With 41,682 seats a week Dublin Airport is one of Europe’s leading hubs for transatlantic traffic. It is behind Heathrow (251,000), Paris Charles de Gaulle (130,000), Frankfurt (115,000) and Amsterdam (80,000).  Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Following the Government’s decision to sell the State’s 25.1 per cent stake in Aer Lingus to International Consolidated Airlines Group (IAG), it has e(...)

An Aer Lingus plane passes a British Airways aircraft on the runway at London Heathrow – Aer Lingus owns 23 landing and take-off slots at the airport, worth between €770m and €925m.Photograph: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg

Buying a landing and take-off slot at London Heathrow Airport will cost you between €33.5 million and €40.25 million according to a recent estimate fr(...)

The fear is IAG will take Aer Lingus slots  and hand them to one of its other subsidiaries. Photograph: Reuters

International Consolidated Airlines Group (IAG) could be forgiven for thinking that Irish people have something of an obsession with Heathrow Airport.(...)

Heathrow currently operates at 98 per cent capacity.  Photograph: Getty Images

Aer Lingus carried 2.75 million passengers between Irish airports and Heathrow last year and it is estimated that slightly more than 900,000 of them w(...)