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Airplane flying through a sky full of vapour trails

Creditors have asked a Chinese court to take control of HNA, majority owner of Irish aircraft financier Avolon’s biggest backer, Bohai Leasing. Chine(...)

Swissport is the world’s largest provider of airport ground services and air cargo handling, with operations at 300 airports in 47 countries. It employs more than 800 staff in Ireland

Lenders to the world’s biggest airport baggage-handling group Swissport have offered a rescue package that would restructure its €2.1 billion of net d(...)

The Government has handcuffed the aviation industry and ‘thrown it in the river’, said pilot union leader Evan Cullen. Photograph: Tom  Honan for The Irish Times.

Pilot trade union leader Evan Cullen warned TDs and senators that Aer Lingus could be wound up without state aid or an easing of travel restrictions. (...)

A Swissport bus. Swissport Ireland  pleaded guilty to six separate summons concerning the use of marked gas oil in its vehicles on November 2nd, 2017. Photograph: Getty Images

The Irish arm of international airport ground handler Swissport has been hit with a €24,000 fine after it pleaded guilty to using “green diesel” at it(...)

Emergency services arrive at a site where two planes collided at Toronto’s Pearson Airport, Canada. Photograph: John-Ross Parks/Reuters

Dozens of passengers were taken from an aircraft at Toronto’s Pearson Airport on Friday, after a plane under tow struck an arriving jet that was waiti(...)

News of the regulator’s investigations hit shares in some of the companies, which are among China’s biggest blue-chips. Photograph: Reuters

Regulators in China have stepped up their scrutiny of bank lending to local firms engaged in large-scale overseas acquisitions, including HNA, which b(...)

Swissport check-in staff and baggage handlers at airports across UK have announced a two-day strike. Photograph: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

Christmas flights into and out of UK airports are facing severe disruption following the announcement of a two-day strike by check-in staff and baggag(...)

Aviation ground handling services company Swissport plans to create 100 new jobs at Belfast International Airport. The company has decided to increa(...)