Cork  Airport will be closed until November 22nd to facilitate the €40m reconstruction of the main runway. Photograph: Andy Gibson

Management at Cork Airport have defended the decision to close the airport for the next 10 weeks to allow reconstruction of the airport’s main runway,(...)

To minimise disruption, ‘checking of proof of vaccination or recovery should not create bottlenecks and queues in airport processes’. File photograph: Getty

New European travel guidelines are aiming to ensure lengthy queues are avoided that might result from vaccination and testing checks. However, the gu(...)

Belarusian dog handler checks luggage from  Ryanair flight number FR4978 in Minsk International Airport. Photograph: Onliner.by/AFP via Getty Images

Ryanair chief Michael O’Leary accused Belarus of hijacking on Monday, saying the airline was co-operating with international security agencies after t(...)

Management at Cork Airport had originally planned to complete the runway project  by night over a nine-month period in 2022 and 2023. Photograph: Cork Airport

Cork Airport will close for 10 weeks this autumn to carry out a reconstruction of its main runway, availing of the drop in passenger numbers due (...)

Agency has “every confidence” that the aircraft is safe following independent European review of changes made after two crashes. File photograph: Cooper Neill /AFP via Getty

Boeing’s modified 737 Max airliner is safe to return to service in Europe, the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) said, lifting a 22-month f(...)

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 (...)

Eddie Wilson: he said  other “more progressive countries” were offering Ryanair incentives to base aircraft in their airports for the winter

Ryanair may cut more flights in the Republic if tough travel restrictions remain in place, one of the group’s top executives has warned. The news com(...)

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(...)

About 10,000 to 15,000 people pass through Dublin Airport every day, compared to the 110,000 to 120,000 it would normally expect. Photograph:  Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin

Ryanair executive, Eddie Wilson, gave politicians a stark warning this week. If the Republic does not act now to attract back air traffic “we are goin(...)

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary: Chief medical officer Tony Holohan and Minister for Health Simon Harris will be crushed under a “stampede” of Irish families rushing to go on foreign holidays.  Photograph: Kenzo Tribouillard/AFP

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary has predicted Ireland’s quarantine of incoming passengers will be scrapped within two weeks as he rounded on t(...)

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