Lynne Embleton, Aer Lingus chief executive. “I don’t think anybody doubts the importance of aviation, but I think what is possibly not understood is that time matters.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

On Tuesday last, Aer Lingus operated 34 flights. On the same date in 2019 – June 22nd – it had 318. “It’s just a handful,” says Lynne Embleton, who b(...)

Minister of State Malcolm Noonan said ‘the slots are protected and are unaffected’ by the cuts at Shannon with the possible loss of 126 jobs, and at Cork. Photograph: Arthur Ellis/Press22

Aer Lingus landing slots at London’s Heathrow Airport will not be affected by the airline’s decision to close its Shannon base and temporarily lay off(...)

 Aer Lingus’s capacity continues to be driven by cargo needs, with flights operating regularly to New York, JFK, Chicago and Boston with very low passenger load factors.  Photograph: Tom Honan

Aer Lingus has “too many resources and will need to adapt”, the airline said on Friday, as it continues to grapple with the impact of widespread Covid(...)

Amounts drawn are to be secured against eligible unencumbered aircraft assets and take-off and landing rights at both Heathrow and Gatwick airports.

Aer Lingus parent International Airlines Group (IAG) has signed a $1.8 billion (€1.5 billion) revolving credit facility with a syndicate of banks as (...)

Aer Lingus’s operations lost €563 million last year , against a profit of more than €270 million in 2019.

Job losses at Aer Lingus could near 600 as the Irish airline continues to grapple with Covid-19 travel restrictions, says chief executive Donal Moriar(...)

Aer Lingus (UK) Ltd intends to initially fly from Manchester to Boston, New York and Orlando, Florida

Aer Lingus plans to start selling tickets for direct flights between Britain and the United States from Friday. The Irish carrier has requested autho(...)

Air Europa’s fleet is a mix of 45 Airbus and Boeing jets. Photograph: iStock

Reports that Aer Lingus owner International Airlines Group (IAG) could buy Spanish-based Air Europa for €500 million instead of €1 billion will not su(...)

The clinical trial for the Covid-19 vaccine being developed by AstraZeneca and Britain’s University of Oxford resumed in the United States on Friday. Photograph: Paul Ellis/AFP

Brexit fears, Covid concerns and pre-US election jitters unnerved investors on Monday, sending shares sliding at their fastest pace since early Septem(...)

Seán Doyle takes over at BA as it is seeking to cut its workforce by 13,000 to combat the impact of Covid-19.  Photograph: Naoise Culhane

Aer Lingus chief executive Seán Doyle is taking the helm at British Airways in a management shake-up at both carriers’ owner, International Airlines G(...)

Michael O’ Leary surprised the market earlier this month by selling €400 million of shares to further strengthen Ryanair’s balance sheet, already one of the strongest around. Photograph: AFP via Getty

Accustomed as we are to Michael O’Leary slathering on the hyperbole to achieve his own ends, ITV’s Robert Peston had no reason to argue when the Ryana(...)

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