Ryanair’s Eddie Wilson dismissed as meaningless Government plans to allow air travel only with countries with similarly low rates of coronavirus. Photograph: Bloomberg

The Government’s air travel taskforce warned two weeks ago that an immediate decision was needed on the Republic’s two-week Covid-19 quarantine. The (...)

Ryanair dismissed official British department for transport Covid guidance as ‘rubbish’. Photograph:   Niall Carson/PA Wire

Ryanair has rejected claims from the British consumer watchdog Which? that it is putting profits above passenger safety and flouting aviation safety g(...)

 People sit at a cafe bar on the main street Ilica during a street art festival in downtown Zagreb, Croatia, on June 7th. Photograph: Antonio Bat/EPA

Croatia says tens of thousands of foreign tourists are already in the country after it kick-started its economically vital holiday season ahead of oth(...)

Stobart is to restart its international flights from July 14th, but on a phased basis. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Stobart Air is to resume its international flight schedule from July 14th, starting with its routes between Dublin and Edinburgh and Glasgow. But pa(...)

A waiter serves visitors in a roof-top cafe of a hotel in central Athens, on the first day of the opening of hotels in Greece. Photograph: Milos Bicanski/Getty Images

Irish holidaymakers will not be barred from travelling to Greece once the country re-opens to tourists later this month despite reports late last week(...)

“Ryanair will operate a daily flight schedule of almost 1,000 flights, restoring 90%  of its pre-Covid-19 route network”

Ryanair plans to restore 40 per cent of flight schedules from July 1st, including 139 routes from the Republic, the airline said on Tuesday. The Iris(...)

The North Runway will be 3.1km long and is located almost 1.7km north of the existing main runway

DAA has secured planning approval for amendments to its plans for a €320 million new runway at Dublin Airport, despite objections from the representat(...)

Emergency services with victims’ remains  near the site of the Ukraine International Airlines disaster on the outskirts of Tehran on January 8th. Photograph:  Arash Khamooshi/The New York Times

When a Ukrainian airliner was shot down by Iran’s Revolutionary Guard just moments after take-off from Tehran last month, what struck home was that th(...)

The approach to Dublin Airport. It is estimated that Ireland commands a 60 per cent share of the global leasing market, with more than 50 aircraft leasing companies including 14 of the world’s top 15 lessors based here. Photograph: iStock

Talent, tax and track record are three of the key ingredients in the recipe which has turned Ireland into a global aviation finance powerhouse. The st(...)

If and when Air Corps personnel decide to leave the forces, “they are much sought-after both as commercial pilots and by aircraft leasing companies”. Photograph: iStock

For a young person starting out, one of the best ways to earn as you learn in aviation is to get accepted into the Air Corps, which combines a high-oc(...)

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