Ryanair Chief Executive Officer Michael O’Leary: described the pilots’ group email as  “latest salvo by this group of non Ryanair pilots to try to create difficulty for Ryanair and its pilots”

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary told a High Court jury he was “surprised and shocked” by an email issued in 2013 by a pilots’ group. The airli(...)

Ryanair letter: Michael O’Leary said he was criticising rival airlines’ pilots, not his own, at last month’s agm. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The main group representing Irish airline pilots has questioned Ryanair’s promises to improve conditions in its most recent correspondence with its fl(...)

Working conditions: The majority of Ryanair’s pilots are on contracts, meaning that they have to pay their own social insurance. Illustration: Getty

Ryanair pilots are apoplectic with the airline’s chief executive Michael O’Leary. How can he say they are “very well paid for doing what is a very e(...)

If Ryanair cancels your flight it must offer you the choice of an alternative flight at the earliest opportunity or at a later date of you choice, subject to the availability of seats or a full refund of the ticket. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins

What on earth is going on with Ryanair? More than 300,000 Ryanair passengers have had their travel plans thrown into disarray as a result of a rollin(...)

Ialpa: ‘It seems clear that Ryanair has failed to plan properly for the implementation of the regulations’.

The changes that have led Ryanair to introduce its flight cancellation programme were flagged to the airline at least a year ago, according to the Iri(...)

Irish Air Line Pilots Association  estimates there are about 6,000 unemployed pilots in Europe today

There was a golden age in commercial aviation when carriers opened the cockpit doors to those seeking a life in the skies – cadet programmes offered f(...)

The wreckage of the Irish Coast Guard helicopter, Rescue 116, which crashed off the west coast  on March 14th. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The International Civil Aviation Organisation and European Union rules lay down that transcripts of the final moments before an aircraft crashes (...)

The review was jointly agreed between the Irish Air Line Pilots Association and the Aer Lingus Group on August 25th. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

A review has begun into the “reasons and circumstances,” behind the decision of the Training Ombudsman in Aer Lingus to resign from the post. T(...)