Aer Lingus has yet to renew its contract with Stobart Air to provide services on regional routes. The current agreement ends in 2022. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Stobart Air could face rivals in any bid to keep the regional services contract with Aer Lingus that is key to its survival. UK aviation and energy b(...)

An Aer Lingus regional service landing at Donegal Airport at Carrickfinn, Kincasslagh. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Stobart Group confirmed on Monday that it has bought more than 78 per cent of Stobart Air, the airline that operates the Aer Lingus regional service. (...)

Stobart Group is reportedly buying 49 per cent of Stobart Air back in a move that could give it control of the airline. Photograph: iStock

Predictions that Covid-19 travel restrictions would hit regional airlines hardest have proved right in the Republic at least. Cityjet last week sought(...)

Stobart Air operates the Aer Lingus Regional service under contract to the larger airline

Transport business Stobart Group did not comment on reports that it had bid around €460,000 for a stake in Aer Lingus Regional carrier, Stobart Air. (...)

A shareholder in Aer Lingus Regional operator Stobart Air’s owner is considering a rescue bid for the Irish airline.

Aer Lingus and Stobart Air have yet to renew a deal seen as critical to the smaller airline’s future. Stobart Group, one of the shareholders in Stoba(...)

Aer Lingus Regional operator Stobart Air   employs 500 people

Aer Lingus Regional operator Stobart Air is poised to seek court protection from creditors in coming days as Covid-19 travel bans continue to bite. D(...)

Flybe announced  it had entered into administration after struggling to cope with the plunge in travel demand following the novel coronavirus outbreak. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

Belfast City Airport says it is in talks to replace Flybe, the collapsed airline that operated about 80 per cent of scheduled flights from the airport(...)

The airline almost collapsed in January but was saved following a last minute intervention by the UK government.

Troubled British regional airline Flybe is expected to go into administration in the next few hours, according to reports. The airline almost collaps(...)

The emergency agreement seeks to prevent Flybe becoming the second UK carrier to fail in four months after Thomas Cook went bust in September. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Flybe’s collapse has been averted after the UK government told the airline it would review air passenger duty. The UK treasury announced on Tuesday t(...)

File photograph: Pascal Pavani/AFP

Fears are growing for some flights to Britain from several Irish airports following reports that regional carrier Flybe is on the brink of collapse. (...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • Next
  • Last »