DAA chief executive Dalton Philips: “We could bring more flights into this country today if we had the capacity.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

One of DAA chief executive Dalton Philips’s first memories of Dublin Airport is of sitting on the grass close to one of its fringes watching his mothe(...)

An estimated 58 Irish people were left stranded in Bourgas, on Bulgaria’s Black Sea coast as a result of the company’s problems.

More than 200 Irish holidaymakers on the Black Sea coast have had their homeward journeys over the coming days clouded in uncertainty following the co(...)

Aer Lingus  is considering acquiring another Airbus A330 to bring its long-haul fleet to 14

Aer Lingus and Dublin Airport have broadly agreed on the facilities that the airline needs to continue developing its transatlantic business from the (...)

Minister for  Transport, Tourism and Sport Shane Ross: has yet to formally approve the appointment of Peter Kearney. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The Minister for Transport Shane Ross has yet to approve the appointment of Peter Kearney as chief executive of air travel safety regulator, the Iris(...)

Two grounded Monarch aircraft at Luton airport after the airline ceased trading. Photograph: Mary Turner/Reuters

The failure of British airline Monarch should serve as a wake-up call on those regulating the Irish travel industry, a leading figure in the sector ha(...)

A Ryanair Boeing 737 at Dublin Airport. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/EPA

Ryanair has issued its most detailed commitments so far on how it is going to deal with passengers booked on flights that have been cancelled over the(...)

The Commission for Aviation Regulation has increased the limit on the number of passengers that can depart from Dublin during peak morning hours  to allow two extra flights to take off during that time. Photograph: Kate Geraghty

The Republic’s air travel regulator has increased the limit on the number of passengers that can depart from Dublin Airport at peak times next summer,(...)

A Ryanair jet  comes in to land   at Dublin airport. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

Ryanair has been forced into a significant U-turn in its treatment of passengers caught up in its rolling series of flight cancellations and is now wi(...)

The Commission for Aviation Regulation is looking at ways to replenish the compensation fund for holidaymakers. Photograph: Jason South

The Commission for Aviation Regulation 1ays proposed charges designed to increase a compensation fund for holidaymakers would amount to only 0.25 per (...)

Industry figures warn such a move will drive up the cost of sun holidays. Photograph:  Chris McGrath/Getty Images

Regulators want tour operators and travel agents to increase their contributions to a fund used to compensate consumers for failures such as Lowcostho(...)

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