Lyft’s listing kicks off what is expected to be a busy period for technology IPOs with other Silicon Valley stars including Pinterest and Airbnb waiting in the wings. Photograph:  Angela Weiss/AFP/Getty Images

Lyft is looking to raise up to $2.1 billion in its upcoming initial public offering, it said on Monday, as it seeks a valuation of almost $23 billion.(...)

It is hard to imagine how low cost flying would have grown so fast without Ryanair.

For the weekend that is in it, we thought we’d look at just some of the ways Irish people have shaped the consumer world in which we live. From tastie(...)

The cockpit of a  Boeing  737 Max 8.  Boeing  has  provided American airlines’ pilots with basic information about MCAS, but it has not updated the official manual with a full explanation about how it works. Photograph: Dimas Ardian/Bloomberg

Weeks after a deadly crash involving a Boeing plane in October, company officials met separately with pilot unions at Southwest Airlines and American (...)

A SilkAir Boeing 737 Max 8 plane (behind) sits on the tarmac near a hangar after suspended operations for all Boeing 737 Max 8 planes at Changi Airport in Singapore. Photograph: Edgar Su/Reuters

The UK’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has issued instructions to stop any Boeing 737 Max 8 commercial passenger flights arriving, departing or overf(...)

In New York, a plunge in Boeing shares set the Dow Jones Industrial index for a sharp fall at the open on Monday. Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

Technology stocks led Wall Street’s main indexes higher on Monday after five straight sessions of declines, but a fall in the shares of Boeing, the wo(...)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Photograph: Reuters/Brendan McDermid

Trade talks between the world’s two biggest economies helped European shares rise on Wednesday, while the threat of a blocked merger sank shares in Br(...)

Bank of Ireland finished down 4.3 per cent at €5.45 as sentiment turned negative against banking stocks.

European shares finished higher but lost some of their earlier gains, after a bounce in tech stocks was offset by a late slide among banks following d(...)

The Airfinance Journal Dublin 2019 conference in the Convention Centre Dublin takes place from January 22nd to 24th next

More than 2,000 aviation industry professionals from 85 countries around the world will gather at the Airfinance Journal Dublin 2019 conference in the(...)

Stephen Kavanagh, former Aer Lingus CEO, will be a guest at  Airfinance Dublin 2019 at the National Conference Centre, organised by trade publication ‘Airfinance Journal’. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Hotels, restaurants, pubs and other businesses will share a €9 million boost to the economy this week from two gatherings of aircraft finance professi(...)

Southwest Airlines co-founder Herb Kelleher was described as a visionary and teacher by Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary. Photograph: AP Photo/PBS

Herb Kelleher, who co-founded pioneering low-cost carrier Southwest Airlines and built it into an industry powerhouse stamped with his colourful, unco(...)

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