Willie Walsh, outgoing chief executive of IAG. He was dubbed a miracle worker for pulling Aer Lingus back from the brink after he took charge  weeks after the September 11th, 2011, attacks. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Four years’ ago, as Willie Walsh stared at his 55th birthday, the age at which he once planned to retire, the former pilot gave himself a bit more tim(...)

 Willie Walsh, the then chief executive of Aer Lingus speaking to members of the press in 2001 on the day a restucturing plan was announced with the loss of over 2000 staff jobs. Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

News that Willie Walsh is stepping down as chief executive of Aer Lingus owner IAG won’t have come as a surprise to most people, given that he recentl(...)

IAG said profit was down as a British Airways strike hit results. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Aer Lingus owner International Airlines Group (IAG) could slow short-haul growth next year on signs of economic weakness in Europe, according to chief(...)

Whispr is working on a pilot project at Madrid Airport with Spanish carrier Iberia involving maintenance checks on Airbus A350 aircraft. Photograph: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

Irish-Danish technology developer Whispr is one of a number of companies backed by Aer Lingus owner International Airlines Group (IAG) in its latest s(...)

Aer Lingus staff are attempting to secure a potentially lucrative profit-share agreement. Photograph: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters

Aer Lingus staff have voted down an offer of a €300 voucher and 1 per cent pay increase as they continue their battle to secure a potentially lucrativ(...)

Marks and Spencer’s store on Grafton Street in Dublin. The UK retailer is expected to report a decline in food sales over the festive period. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Sunday Times reports that stockbroker Davy, the house broker for Providence Resources, has calculated that the Barryroe oilfield off the southern (...)

Ryanair and Aer Lingus-owner IAG will strengthen their respective grips on the European air travel market, an expert has said. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Irish player Ryanair and Aer Lingus owner International Airlines Group (IAG) will strengthen their grip on European air travel as smaller rivals fold,(...)

Aer Lingus’s revenue per passenger kilometre rose 9.4 per cent to 20,200 units in the year to date. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Irish carrier Aer Lingus grew its business by more than 9 per cent in the first 10 months of the year, according to the latest figures from its parent(...)

IAG chief executive Willie Walsh: airlines have complained to European Commission about industrial action by air traffic controllers in France. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The boss of Aer Lingus and British Airways owner International Airlines Group (IAG) has said he is “optimistic” over a legal challenge to end cripplin(...)

An air traffic control tower.  Photograph: Thierry Roge/AFP/Getty Images

Ryanair, and Aer Lingus owner IAG, are joining with other airlines and travel industry groups to campaign against air traffic control strikes, which a(...)

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