Datalex chief executive Sean Corkery. Photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times.

The acting chief executive of beleaguered travel software provider Datalex has been appointed to the role on a permanent basis. Sean Corkery, previo(...)

The Irish passport is considered one of the most prized in the world because it offers visa-free travel to 183 countries

The Irish passport remains one of the most powerful in the world, according to a new ranking that shows US and UK travel documents drop in score. The(...)

Airbus  has been courting potential airline customers about a longer-range version of its A321 jet and could launch the model at next week’s Paris Air Show. Photograph: Ascar Barroso/Europa Press via Getty Images

Airbus is preparing to steal a march against rival Boeing with the launch of a new long-range aircraft that could pre-empt the US company’s plans for (...)

 Grounded Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 Max  aircraft. Photograph: Mike Blake/File Photo/Reuters

Airlines worldwide must inspect 312 of Boeing’s 737 family of aircraft, including some of the grounded 737 Max, because they have wing components that(...)

International Air Transport Association chief executive Alexandre de Juniac  during a press conference in Seoul, South Korea, after the opening  of the annual IATA general meeting. Photograph: Getty Images

Airlines urged regulators on Sunday to co-ordinate on software changes to the Boeing 737 Max in a bid to avoid damaging splits over safety seen when t(...)

European regulators, assessing proposed changes to the Boeing 737 Max, plan to scrutinize the jet’s entire flight-control system. Photograph: Lindsey Wasson/New York Times

The worldwide grounding of Boeing’s 737 Max is taking its toll on airlines and it will be months before the aircraft returns to service, the head of t(...)

An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Dómhnal Slattery, chief executive of Avolon, pictured at the official opening of the company’s new headquarters in Ballsbridge. Photograph: Robbie Reynolds

More airlines will close this year and while their profits will fall, returns will stay above interest rates, according to Irish aircraft financier Av(...)

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 (...)

The Gatwick disruption affected 82,000 EasyJet customers and cancelling over 400 of its flights.  Photograph: Denis Balibouse/Reuters

British budget airline EasyJet said on Tuesday that drone disruption at London’s Gatwick airport in December had cost it millions of pounds in lost op(...)

Travacoin founder Brian Whelan estimates the app could be up and running within six months if it can get funding. Photograph:   Jose Jordan/AFP/Getty Images

An Irish start-up is using blockchain technology to ensure airline passengers are better informed and immediately get compensation or a refund when fl(...)

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