Several companies are betting they can bring electric urban air travel to the masses Ñ perhaps within the next few years. Photograph:  Matt Williams/The New York Times

It is late afternoon in Manhattan and you have a flight to catch at Kennedy International Airport. Instead of sitting in rush-hour traffic for two hou(...)

Cork  Airport will be closed until November 22nd to facilitate the €40m reconstruction of the main runway. Photograph: Andy Gibson

Management at Cork Airport have defended the decision to close the airport for the next 10 weeks to allow reconstruction of the airport’s main runway,(...)

Singapore has pledged to run the world’s first commercial electric air taxi service by the end of 2023 in partnership with German start-up Volocopter. Photograph: iStock

Investors have earmarked a record $4.3 billion (€3.66 billion) to electric air taxi start-ups this year, as many hope to uncover “the next Tesla”. Th(...)

On Monday the airline said the new aircraft would help Ryanair cut costs, fuel consumption, noise and carbon emissions. Photograph: DPA/AFP via Getty Images

Ryanair will hire 2,000 new pilots as it takes delivery of new Boeing jets over the next three years. The Irish airline group recently received the f(...)

To minimise disruption, ‘checking of proof of vaccination or recovery should not create bottlenecks and queues in airport processes’. File photograph: Getty

New European travel guidelines are aiming to ensure lengthy queues are avoided that might result from vaccination and testing checks. However, the gu(...)

Belarusian dog handler checks luggage from  Ryanair flight number FR4978 in Minsk International Airport. Photograph: Onliner.by/AFP via Getty Images

Ryanair chief Michael O’Leary accused Belarus of hijacking on Monday, saying the airline was co-operating with international security agencies after t(...)

Management at Cork Airport had originally planned to complete the runway project  by night over a nine-month period in 2022 and 2023. Photograph: Cork Airport

Cork Airport will close for 10 weeks this autumn to carry out a reconstruction of its main runway, availing of the drop in passenger numbers due (...)

Agency has “every confidence” that the aircraft is safe following independent European review of changes made after two crashes. File photograph: Cooper Neill /AFP via Getty

Boeing’s modified 737 Max airliner is safe to return to service in Europe, the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) said, lifting a 22-month f(...)

The European Centre for Disease Control (ECDC) has rebuffed criticisms by Irish public health officials of its stance on international air travel. Ho(...)

Ryanair had €4.5 billion in cash at the end of September. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images

News that Ryanair Holdings is close to confirming a new order with aircraft manufacturer Boeing has industry observers speculating about what other de(...)

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