There are now an average of 181 flights into and out of the Republic every day, a fall of 80%  on 2019

Air traffic will recover to just 43 per cent of 2019 levels as the Republic emerges from one of Europe’s toughest Covid-19 travel bans, a new report p(...)

The Cabinet will meet on Tuesday to discuss plans to reopen travel. Photograph: iStock

Multinational workers believe the Republic’s Covid-19 hotel quarantine discriminates against them, says Facebook chief, Gareth Lambe, whose company em(...)

 Terminal 1 departures check-in at Dublin Airport during  the pandemic. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Air travel in the State could decline again this year, dealing a blow to the Republic’s competitive edge, DAA chief executive Dalton Philips warned on(...)

A lone passenger and a DAA staff member pictured at Dublin Airport last July. Photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin

Air travel needs a restart plan to aid its recovery from the “extreme distress” caused by Covid-19 restrictions, according to recently-appointed Aviat(...)

Ryanair blames Cork Airport’s plan to carry out runway work in the autumn for closure of base.

Air traffic control charges have risen more than 30 per cent in the Republic this year, angering airline Ryanair. Safety regulator, the Irish Aviati(...)

Willie Walsh has just retired as chief executive of International Airlines’ Group (IAG), owner of Aer Lingus, British Airways and Spain’s Iberia and Vueling.

Air travel is never going to go back to the way it was before Covid-19, one of the industry’s leading figures, Irishman Willie Walsh, predicted on Tue(...)

Moodys, which assesses organisations’ ability to repay their debts, has changed its view of the European airport services industry to ‘negative’ from ‘stable’. Photograph: Kate Geraghty

Air travel’s prospects of recovery from the coronavirus pandemic that has grounded virtually all passenger flights is “uncertain”, says one credit ana(...)

The approach to Dublin Airport. The IAA has said it expects a “significant drop in revenue for March and April and potentially longer”

Air travel safety watchdog, the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA), expects Covid-19 to make a sharp dent in its €200 million a-year revenues. The State (...)

‘This programme aligns with our commitment to maintaining our position as a leading investor in safety and innovation in the Irish aviation industry,’ said IAA chief executive Peter Kearney. Photograph: Getty Images

Air travel start-ups supported by a €2 million programme whose backers include safety regulator the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) are close to commer(...)