Dublin airport. File photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Irish air travel continued to lag Europe last week as holiday makers boosted European flights to around 60 per cent of pre-Covid levels, figures show.(...)

Ryanair is leading a revival in European flight bookings, along with its rival Wizz.  Photograph:  Niall Carson/PA Wire

Ryanair and low-cost rival Wizz are leading a revival in European flights, new figures show. The news came as the Irish carrier resumed eight service(...)

Ryanair said last month that Covid-19 travel restrictions left it with an €815 million loss in the 12 months ended March 31st. Photograph: iStock

Ryanair is doubling capacity to 1.3 million seats a week in Europe, but not expanding in the Republic, as further evidence of air travel’s recovery em(...)

The mechanical operation of aircraft landing gear poses myriad risks to stowaways. And that’s before the air temperature and pressure plummet.

In 2019 the body of a man fell from a Heathrow-bound passenger plane into a garden in Clapham, in southwest London. Who was he? It was Sund(...)

Airlines owe Irish consumers at least €25 million as a result of Covid-19-related flight cancellations. Photograph: iStock

The scale of the crisis which has engulfed the Irish travel industry and the impact it has had on would-be travellers was laid bare at a recent hearin(...)

Michael Hoey playing in the 2019 Northern Ireland Open at  Galgorm Castle. Photograph: Philip Magowan/Inpho/Presseye

It’s a bit like that old gag, about waiting an age for a bus and then two come along together: this week’s feast is one, however, that will have to be(...)

Travellers at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport. File photograph: Reuters

The World Health Organisation has said that the coronavirus could reach most “if not all countries”. The warning comes after more confirmed cases be(...)

Emergency services workers evacute passengers after a Pegasus Airlines plane skidded off the Sabiha Gokcen airport runway in Istanbul, Turkey, on Friday. Photograph: EPA

A Pegasus Airlines plane flying into Istanbul’s Sabiha Gokcen airport skidded off the end of a wet runway and broke into three pieces after landing on(...)

A Pegasus Boeing 737 plane pictured after it skidded off the runway at Istanbul’s Sabiha Gokcen airport. Photograph: Muhammed Demir/AFP via Getty

A Pegasus Airlines plane flying into Istanbul’s Sabiha Gokcen airport from Izmir skidded off the runway after landing and crashed on Wednesday, injuri(...)

Aviation is one of the sectors coming under intense pressure to reduce its carbon footprint as public fears about climate change grow.  Photograph: John MacDougall/AFP

Ryanair has again claimed to be Europe’s greenest and cleanest major airline despite being named recently as one of the continent’s worst polluters by(...)

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