Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 MAX aircraft parked at Southern California Logistics Airport. Photograph: Mario Tama/Getty Images

Boeing on Wednesday took its most aggressive moves yet to defend its core 737 airliner franchise, saying it had developed software fixes to prevent fa(...)

Ryanair strikers outside the airline’s HQ in Swords, Co Dublin, on Friday, July 20th.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Ryanair faces further strikes by Irish-based pilots following stoppages on Friday and those planned for next Tuesday. Members of the Irish Airline Pi(...)

Norwegian Air’s new Dreamliner with Jonathan Swift on the tailfin

New lounge for Air Canada Air Canada has increased its offering from Dublin to Toronto to a full-service year-round service. Business travellers wil(...)

American Airlines, which flies year-round from Dublin to Philadelphia in the US, faces difficulties with up to 15,000 flights between December 17th and 31st because of a problem with pilots’ holiday rosters.

Passengers on American Airlines flights from Dublin to the US face possible disruption over Christmas following a mix up over pilots’ holiday rosters.(...)

Southwest Airlines Pilots’ Association president Capt Jon Weaks and Allied Pilots’ Association president Capt Dan Carey. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Capt Jon Weaks, president of the Southwest Airlines Pilots’ Association (SWAPA) and Capt Dan Carey, president of the Allied Pilots’ Association (APA)(...)

Ryanair’s chief executive, Michael O’Leary, with Capt Alan McNulty  and Andy O’Shea, head of pilot training, in a flight simulator. Photograph: Alan Betson

Pilots at Ryanair got a boost in their bid to unionise from counterparts at Southwest Airlines, the US carrier that provided a blueprint for Europe’s (...)

Ryanair is likely to come in for more flak at the Oireachtas committee on transport on Wednesday. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

The working conditions at Ryanair were variously described as “problematic” and likened to “slavery” by members of the European Parliament who lined u(...)

A number of trade unions which originally opposed Norwegian’s application for a foreign carrier’s permit have petitioned the US court of appeals to review the decision in a bid to have it reversed. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Unions representing more than 100,000 airline workers are challenging the US government’s decision to give a licence to Norwegian Air International th(...)