The expansion of Heathrow has been hotly contested for decades. Photograph: Getty

Britain’s top court gave the go-ahead for the expansion of Heathrow airport on Wednesday, allowing the £14 billion (€15.5bn) plan to proceed after dec(...)

Seán Doyle takes over at BA as it is seeking to cut its workforce by 13,000 to combat the impact of Covid-19.  Photograph: Naoise Culhane

Aer Lingus chief executive Seán Doyle is taking the helm at British Airways in a management shake-up at both carriers’ owner, International Airlines G(...)

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary: “It was exactly what we expected, politicians making lots of warm noises but no specifics”

Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary has compared British government ministers to the characters of television sitcom Dad’s Army due to their “lunatic optimis(...)

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary has signalled his company could buy any of Aer Lingus’s Heathrow landing rights. Photograph: Oli Scarff/Getty Images

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary has signalled his company could buy any Heathrow landing rights that are put up for sale if International C(...)

Shares in  building group CRH fell 1.8% on day, as Iseq overall declined. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Laura Slattery European stocks fell for a second day at the end of a volatile week, as investors speculated that equity gains have raced (...)

 Unlike Heathrow (above) none of the three airports are regulated by the Civil Aviation Authority. Photograph: BAA Handout/PA

Spain’s Ferrovial has offered to buy three British airports from its partners in Heathrow Airport Holdings (HAH), a source with knowledge of th(...)