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(...)

The guidelines said measures in place in aviation lower the risk of transmission of Covid-19 during air travel. Photograph: iStock

Air passengers should not automatically be considered high-risk for spreading Covid-19 and should be treated like members of the local population who (...)

Boeing 737 Max aircraft.

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency is expected to allow the Boeing 737 Max to start flying again before the end of the year. The US Federal Av(...)

Aviation bodies backed by Ryanair, Aer Lingus and  DAA said the deal was ‘a failure’ as it fell short of recommending that testing replace quarantines while allowing member states to refuse travellers entry. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Airlines branded EU efforts to end conflicting Covid-19 travel restrictions a failure that threatened millions of jobs in the bloc. The Council of Mi(...)

DAA, responsible for Dublin and Cork airports, is in talks with providers about establishing pre-departure testing facilities in both. Photograph: iStock

Knock has emerged as the latest airport to weigh introducing pre-flight coronavirus tests for departing passengers. State company DAA is known to be (...)

 Dublin Airport:  Almost 10 million tourists came here in 2019, while our airports hosted around 38.12 million passengers. Photograph: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters

Seen from the rest of the world, the Republic sits on a tiny island in the north Atlantic with fewer than five million people and one big-ish city. At(...)

Shares in Ryanair climbed  3% in Dublin. Photograph: AFP via Getty

European equity markets ended lower on Thursday, with resource stocks suffering the most, while an aggressive growth strategy from the US Federal Rese(...)

Eddie Wilson, chief executive of Ryanair DAC, the airline group’s biggest unit, said that the Government and NPHET continued to mismanage travel restrictions between the Republic and the EU.

Ryanair called on the Government to add Portugal to its green list on Friday, saying there was a lower risk of contracting Covid-19 in some European c(...)

The Italian regulator warned that if the breaches continue, it would consider suspending Ryanair flights to and from Italy.  Photograph: EPA

Ryanair has clashed with Italy’s air travel regulators, who have threatened to ground the airline’s flights for breaches of Covid-19 safeguards. Enac(...)

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