Newly graduated Aer Lingus air hostesses  on January 24th, 1968, at Dublin Airport. Photograph:  Kevin McMahon

“Applicants must be between the ages of 21 and 26: they must be between 5ft 2ins and 5ft 6ins in height, and their weight must be from seven-and-a-hal(...)

Aer Lingus has announced five flights from Dublin to Copenhagen for the Republic of Ireland’s World Cup playoff. File photograph: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters

Almost 1,400 additional seats have been made available to fly Irish soccer fans to Denmark for the Republic of Ireland’s World Cup playoff. Aer Ling(...)

The study commissioned by Airlines for Europe (A4E), whose members include Ryanair and Aer Lingus, claims that airports average earnings margins are 46 per cent, indicating “extraordinary levels” of profitability.

Europe’s airports are overcharging passengers and abusing market power, a new study commissioned by the continent’s biggest airlines claims. The stu(...)

Aer Lingus has launched its “biggest ever” pilot recruitment drive.

Aer Lingus plans to recruit 200 pilots over the next three years as it continues to expand its network of services. In a statement on Tuesday, the I(...)

One in four people sitting on any plane has at least some fear of flying, with one in 10 suffering badly. Photograph: Getty Images

There was some pretty terrifying footage of planes landing at Irish airports when Ophelia was doing her worst, and that may have been behind Aer Lingu(...)

Peter Bellew has been appointed as chief operations officer at Ryanair following the resignation of Michael Hickey. Photograph: Paul Faith/Getty Images

The first task of Ryanair’s new chief operations officer, Peter Bellew, will be to ease any strains in the airline’s relationship with its pilots, ind(...)

Dublin Airport: more than 25 per cent of flights to and from it were cancelled, although the Dublin Airport Authority said a secondary runway had operated for much of Monday afternoon despite the high winds.

Storm Ophelia threw the plans of thousands of people travelling to and from Ireland into disarray with many flights in and out of Ireland cancelled as(...)

Ryanair dropped 1.9 per cent to €16.60  as Ophelia slammed into Ireland.

The Iseq index in Dublin stood out as a weak spot in a broadly flat European market as investors speculated on the cost of Hurricane Ophelia to the Ir(...)

The ‘Pod’ at Dublin Airport, where aircraft are allocated stands. Photograph: daa/Twitter

Ophelia has caused major disruptions in air travel today. So far hundreds of flights have been cancelled or delayed, affecting thousands of people’s p(...)

Carton House in Kildare.

Ryanair courts Bellew Ryanair wants to lure Peter Bellew, a former head of flight operations and now chief executive of Malaysia Airlines back to the(...)