Traders working on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on July 23rd. Photograph: REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

The Iseq index in Dublin underperformed, as Ryanair accompanied news of an earnings drop with a forecast that average fares will be lower than expecte(...)

Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

EU regulators have approved Irish airline Ryanair’s planned purchase of 75 per cent of Laudamotion, the Austrian carrier founded by triple Formula One(...)

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(...)

Deal opens up the possbility that Ryanair could ultimately do a deal to buy aircraft from Airbus, which supplies LaudaMotion’s planes. Photograph: Reuters

Ryanair is buying 75 per cent of an airline founded by multiple Formula One champion, Niki Lauda, in its first acquisition in 15 years. The move giv(...)

Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Monday. The Nasdaq surpassed the 7,000-point mark for the first time in the early afternoon.  Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

Markets kicked off the build-up to Christmas on a positive note after US lawmakers agreed on tax cuts in the world’s biggest economy. DUBLIN Ryanair(...)

Nail-biting times: Ryanair’s Michael O’Leary. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary has been getting a lot of flak lately, but it looks like what some thought were his wilder Brexit predictions (...)

EU Brexit negotiators are taking a tough stance on aviation that would dramatically restrict UK airline operating rights unless Britain follows the bl(...)

Aer Lingus wants to grow the number of passengers on its North American services from Dublin to 4.5 million by 2020. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Aer Lingus will have at least 24 aircraft flying transatlantic routes every day from 2022 as it pursues plans to more than double this business, accor(...)

Aer Lingus chief operating officer,  Mike Rutter. Photograph: Jason Clarke

Aer Lingus chief operating officer Mike Rutter took a leaf from Ryanair’s book on Wednesday by suggesting that his airline could run Dublin Airport’s (...)

Air France has announced the launch of Joon, a new carrier due to begin services from the autumn. Photograph: Eric Piermont/AFP/Getty Images

Passengers using major European airports are facing immigration delays of up to four hours due to new rules. The association Airlines for Europe said (...)

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