Michael O’Leary’s base pay for the financial year ending in 2021 will be cut by half to €250,000. Photograph: Reuters

Ryanair suffered a significant shareholder revolt on Thursday over plans to pay chief executive Michael O’Leary a €458,000 bonus despite the airline f(...)

International Airlines Group (IAG) chief executive Willie Walsh. ‘I wrote to MPs last night to say this initiative has in effect torpedoed our opportunity to get flying in July,’ he says. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The owner of Aer Lingus and British Airways is considering launching a legal challenge against the UK’s looming quarantine plan, its chief executive W(...)

Aer Lingus is understood to be planning to cut 20 per cent of its workforce.

Willie Walsh, the chief executive of Aer Lingus’s parent company IAG, has said the group is currently receiving no revenue, that it will take at least(...)

Willie Walsh, CEO of International Airlines Group speaks during a closing press briefing.

Willie Walsh is to defer his retirement and continue as group chief executive of Aer Lingus parent International Airlines Group (IAG) as the company c(...)

Aer Lingus saw increases in capacity on routes to San Francisco, Seattle and Philadelphia. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Aer Lingus parent IAG has said that uncertainty over the impact of the coronavirus outbreak means it is unable to give accurate guidance on its future(...)

 International Airlines Group chief executive Willie Walsh, who has announced plans to retire from the airline group.  Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Willie Walsh has announced plans to retire as chief executive of International Consolidated Airlines Group (IAG) in March. The Irish former pilot wil(...)

Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Aer Lingus owner IAG warned that challenges facing the European airline industry are set to continue into 2020 after cutting profit guidance for this (...)

IAG chief executive Willie Walsh said the results were “strong” despite “significant fuel costs”.

A further 185,000 British Airways customers have been notified that their personal data may have been stolen in a cyber attack at the airline last mon(...)

BA chairman and chief executive, Alex Cruz, said the carrier was “deeply sorry” for the disruption.

Financial and personal data has been stolen from potentially hundreds of thousands of British Airways customers who booked online in recent weeks, ext(...)

The decision to possibly link up with long-haul carriers is the latest taboo to be broken by the Irish carrier, which launched a major customer service overhaul two years ago and introduced its first business fare last August

Ryanair is in talks with British Airways owner International Airlines Group and Aer Lingus about providing transfer connections for its rivals’ long-h(...)

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