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A Stobart Air plane for Aer Lingus’s regional service, at Donegal Airport. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Stobart Air has contacted the trade union representing cabin crew in a bid to avert a strike at the airline. Directly employed members of union Fórsa(...)

Stobart Air operates Aer Lingus Regional services. Photograph: iStock

Cabin crew could serve strike notice on Irish airline Stobart Air on Friday, potentially grounding Aer Lingus Regional flights in coming days. Staff (...)

IAG chief executive Willie Walsh: he  said the company would not enter a bidding war for Norwegian. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Aer Lingus owner International Consolidated Airlines’ Group (IAG) plans to offload its 4 per cent stake in troubled carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle. IA(...)

A Norwegian Air Boeing 737 on the runway of Cork airport after a transatlantic flight from Boston. Photograph: David Creedon/Anzenberger

Unions have rejected a Norwegian Air cost-cutting plan that includes axing a potential 150 jobs at its Dublin airport base. The Scandinavian group wa(...)

Norwegian hired 50 pilots and 200 crew for its  Dublin base, which it opened in late 2017. The airline flies to several US destinations from the capital

Norwegian Air plans to cut an estimated 150 jobs, slash pay and reduce craft at its Irish base as it bids to save €200 million. The carrier, struggli(...)

An empty Ryanair window  at Valencia airport, Spain, on September 28th  as the airline’s workers went on strike. Photograph:  Reuters/Heino Kalis

The new year will mark Michael O’Leary’s 25th anniversary as chief executive of Ryanair. It’s been a transformational period during which he has led t(...)

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary  at the airline’s agm on  September 20th. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Within hours of warning shareholders this week that profits would fall below what they were expecting, Ryanair was advertising 25 per cent off flights(...)

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary

Ryanair cancelled more flights than the 190 originally planned in Europe on Friday as German pilots joined cabin crew strikes in six countries. Crew (...)

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary holds a media briefing after the company’s agm on Thursday. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Ryanair is lobbying for a change to Irish tax laws to allow it tackle a crunch industrial relations issue at the airline, according to its chief execu(...)

At the meeting, Michael O’Leary told  shareholders that further strikes were likely to follow this summer’s industrial unrest at Ryanair as the airline got to grips with trade unions.

Ryanair looks likely to face increasing pressure from shareholders in the future to make changes to its board, even though investors voted to re-elect(...)

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