Ryanair’s options may include bringing in pilots from other bases in Europe, using training captains  and calling on crew kept on standby. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

Ryanair may bring in pilots from outside the Republic or hire planes from other airlines as it bids to mitigate the impact of a threatened strike next(...)

Some  Irish-based Ryanair  pilots are to take pre-Christmas strike action. Photograph: PA

It hasn’t been a great few months for Ryanair but what is happening to it now? Its Irish-based pilots will hold a one-day strike on Wednesday, Decemb(...)

Members of the Irish Airline Pilots’ Association who work for Ryanair are understood to be voting on a ballot for industrial action up to an including strike. Photograph: Eric Gaillard/Reuters

Ryanair pilots are voting on proposals that could lead to strike or some other form of industrial action. Pilots at the airline are campaigning for a(...)

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary: Airline was agreeing new deals that would result in Ryanair pilots being 20 per cent better paid than those in rivals such as Norwegian and Jet2. Photograph: François Lenoir

Ryanair pilots are calling on its chief executive Michael O’Leary to begin talks with named Irish representatives of a group seeking to negotiate new (...)

Pilots’ group: Ialpa represents pilots at Aer Lingus and other airlines. Stock photograph: Nardus Engelbrecht/Gallo/Getty

The Irish Air Line Pilots’ Association has offered its support to the group of Ryanair pilots who are trying to introduce collective bargaining at the(...)

Helicopter crew (clockwise): Capt Dara Fitzpatrick, Mark Duffy, Ciarán Smith and Paul Ormsby: It is four months since their helicopter crashed off the north Mayo coast with the loss of all four crew members

A renewed search, which was due to begin off Blackrock Island in Co Mayo this weekend for two airmen whose bodies have not been recovered following th(...)

Coast Guard personnel view the Rescue 116 wreckage recovery operation, from Belmullet, Co Mayo. Photograph: Keith Heneghan/Phocus

The Irish Airline Pilots’ Association (IALPA) says it has been raising “concerns” with successive Government transport ministers on the Irish Aviation(...)

Washington’s department of transportation granted Norwegian a foreign carrier’s permit last week.

Unions opposed to the US decision to grant Irish-based Norwegian Air International permission to fly from Cork and Shannon to Boston are considering t(...)

A Norwegian Air International spokesman said the group’s existing transatlantic flights are operated by Norwegian Air Shuttle, which is separate to the Irish subsidiary. Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Pilots’ unions have questioned Norwegian Air International’s (NAI) promise to use only United States and European Union crews on transatlantic flight(...)

Dublin Airport: Norwegian Air International employs 80 people at its base in  the airport. Photograph: Alan Betson

Ireland’s leading pilots’ union has offered to withdraw its opposition to Norwegian Air International’s efforts to get permission to fly to the US if (...)

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