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Lake Constance: the staging of Carmen, Bregenz Festival’s opera on the lake, has to be seen to be believed

On my list of things I didn’t expect to see in the Lake Constance region is one of the largest Fabergé eggs in the world. Yet here I am, in the darken(...)

Ryanair let the union genie out of the bottle shortly before Christmas when it was facing strike threats from Ialpa, VC and their Italian counterpart Anpac among others. File photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images

A year ago the prospect of a strike at Ryanair would have been unthinkable. It remained steadfastly non-union, a significant exception to its peers in(...)

Aer Lingus filled more seats on its planes than its group colleagues did in June. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Aer Lingus grew its passenger revenue 11.4 per cent last month, a slight fall in revenue growth compared to the previous month, according to figures p(...)

Bjorn Kjos, Norwegian’s chief executive and joint biggest shareholder, has said: “We are happy to have IAG as an investor. Needless to say, they are not the only interested party that has approached us.”

Shares in Norwegian Air rose 10 per cent after the chief executive of rival Lufthansa said his company was interested in buying the Scandinavian low-c(...)

 IAG chief executive Willie Walsh: consultants  say his £850,000 salary was in the “median range” for his industry but branded as excessive his £1.58 million bonus and £1.29 million share options. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Advisers say shareholders should oppose Aer Lingus parent International Airlines Group’s (IAG) executive bonus scheme and vote against the re-election(...)

Ryanair came in 67th place, or sixth last, in a survey of international airlines. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Ryanair has been ranked as the sixth worst airline in a survey of 72 international airlines, based on a number of factors including its punctuality an(...)

Qatar Airways chief executive Akbar Al Baker said his remarks at the closing of a global airlines gathering on Tuesday.

The head of Qatar Airways apologised on Wednesday for saying that a woman could not do his job, while global airlines pledged to speed up efforts to b(...)

AIB was flat at €4.85 despite reports from brokers that someone had placed an order for 1.5 million of the bank’s shares. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell/Bloomberg

Continued nervousness about politics in Spain and Italy left shares trailing on Tuesday. DUBLIN The Irish market played catch-up with peers followin(...)

The IATA cut its profit target for the global aviation market this year. Photograph: David Gray/Reuters

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) cut its profit target for the global aviation market this year, predicting lower returns than six m(...)

 A new cabin set-up is to be rolled out in more than 200 of the aircraft American Airlines uses on domestic flights. Photograph: Reuters/Mike Blake

It has been a while since I last flew on American Airlines and from what I’ve been reading about its latest jets in the past few weeks, this is just a(...)

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