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The Monastery or Ad Deir in Petra: Flights to Petra in Jordan are up by 22 per cent this year as interest in long-haul holidays picks up. Photograph: iStock

Pent-up demand for longer and more expensive holidays signal a return to foreign travel unseen since 2019 Grandparents going on epic holidays wi(...)

Passengers arriving at Terminal 1 in Dublin Airport on Monday. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Loosened travel restrictions boosted flight numbers by about 25 per cent to 393 on Monday, official figures show. The Government lifted bans on trave(...)

If you have been fully vaccinated then you should receive the Covid cert  in the post or via email. Photograph: Olivier Morin/AFP/Getty

Are we there yet? Nearly. Vaccinated people will begin to receive digital Covid certificates for travel in the European Union from Monday as part of a(...)

Aviation chiefs have warned that airports and airlines would struggle to ensure flights leave on time if Covid health checks are not implemented smoothly. Photograph: iStock

Passengers face extra delays at airports in coming weeks as air travel’s recovery continues if EU Covid passes are not validated online, aviation chie(...)

 Former Stobart Air pilots and members of  the Irish Airline Pilots Association  protest at the Department of Health where they handed in a letter to Tony Holohan over Nphet’s opposition to the use of antigen testing for international travel. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Shortly after midnight on Saturday morning, Stobart Air workers received emails telling them of the airline’s closure. Its owner, British aviation and(...)

Paul Lynch from Ballybough in Dublin moved to France in 1994 where he works for Eurocontrol.

From the shadows of Croke Park to Paris, Paul Lynch combines a career in aviation with supporting and strengthening the Irish community in France. Or(...)

Groups representing Irish and EU aviation and tourism – including Ryanair and Aer Lingus – have called for the European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen to introduce an EU-wide testing protocol to avoid quarantines and reopen borders. Photograph: Tobias Schwarz / AFP

Travel to and from Ireland remains shrouded in a fog of unprecedented uncertainty. With the list of countries Irish people can visit without restricti(...)

Willie Walsh has just retired as chief executive of International Airlines’ Group (IAG), owner of Aer Lingus, British Airways and Spain’s Iberia and Vueling.

Air travel is never going to go back to the way it was before Covid-19, one of the industry’s leading figures, Irishman Willie Walsh, predicted on Tue(...)

There are 60 flights due to arrive in the airport on Saturday while 63 flights are listed to depart. Photograph: Kate Geraghty/The Irish Times

Human traffic through Dublin Airport has plummeted in recent days and while around 60 flights will fly into and out of the city on Saturday many will (...)

Half of all European flights scheduled for Tuesday are facing delays, following a systems outage. File photograph: Pascal Rossignol/Reuters

Half of all European flights scheduled for Tuesday are facing delays, following an air traffic control systems outage. Eurocontrol, the organisation (...)

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