Brian Whelan, founder of Travacoin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

With five startups under his belt, serial entrepreneur Brian Whelan is no stranger to the challenges of getting customer buy-in, no matter how good a (...)

Ryanair releases third-quarter numbers on Monday.    Earlier this month, it lowered its full-year guidance   to about €1 to €1.1 billion on the back of weaker winter fares. Photograph: Gleb Garanich/Reuters

Monday Results: Ryanair, Alphabet.  Indicators: Irish services PMI (Jan), exchequer returns (Jan); euro zone PPI (Dec); UK construction PMI (Jan(...)

A spokesman for Minister for Transport Shane Ross’s department said  the rules in force in Ireland covering the ownership and control of airlines were “not changing as a result of Brexit”. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

The Commission for Aviation Regulation has said it is satisfied Aer Lingus, Ryanair and other Irish airlines will comply with EU rules on ownership an(...)

Like his predecessors, the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Shane Ross says that aviation is critical to the Republic. Photograph: Alan Betson

If a plc board was left with five out of a full complement of nine members, even normally docile corporate shareholders would begin to ask questions. (...)

IAA chairman designate Michael McGrail said it was critical that Dublin Airport’s new runway be built as planned.

The Republic’s air travel safety regulator and the Government are planning for possible post-Brexit flight chaos, TDs and senators heard on Wednesday.(...)

DAA chief executive Dalton Philips: “We are constrained and we rapidly need this infrastructure and we need it now.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Dublin Airport plans to spend €900 million by 2023 on an expansion that will allow it to handle up to 40 million passengers a year. The spending will (...)

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(...)

The most common virus detected on  security trays was the rhinovirus which causes the common cold. Photograph: i Stock

The plastic security trays handled by virtually everyone who makes their way through an airport play host to the greatest number of viruses, according(...)

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(...)

Ryanair’s Irish-based pilots have called a one-day strike for Thursday, July 12th. Photograph: REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Where are we now with the Ryanair dispute? We are potentially in a worse place than we were at the beginning of the week, and the holiday plans of th(...)

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