Aer Lingus first officer Alice Farrell. Photograph: Alan Betson

Alice Farrell, an Aer Lingus first officer, a co-pilot, has flown just twice this year: from Dublin to Chicago on New Year’s Day and, on May 6th, from(...)

About 10,000 to 15,000 people pass through Dublin Airport every day, compared to the 110,000 to 120,000 it would normally expect. Photograph:  Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin

Ryanair executive, Eddie Wilson, gave politicians a stark warning this week. If the Republic does not act now to attract back air traffic “we are goin(...)

Aer Lingus and Irish aviation –  on which 140,000 jobs depend – cannot be left forever in a limbo where trade is restricted without support. Photograph: Tom Honan

It is hard to know just how close to the edge Government Covid-19 travel restrictions are pushing Aer Lingus. Irish Airline Pilots’ Association presid(...)

The North Runway will be 3.1km long and is located almost 1.7km north of the existing main runway

DAA has secured planning approval for amendments to its plans for a €320 million new runway at Dublin Airport, despite objections from the representat(...)

Ryanair  claims the strike has the support of “just 94 of Ryanair’s 350 Irish pilots”

There was little sign last night of a softening of Ryanair management’s position as it issued a stern rebuke to a cohort of its Dublin-based pilots wh(...)

Crash site: coastguards watch the wreckage-recovery operation in Co Mayo. Photograph: Keith Heneghan/Phocus

Lightkeeper Vincent Sweeney has made many cups of tea for visitors on dark and stormy nights with westerly winds sweeping through the natural amphithe(...)

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary: He provoked outrage in September  when he suggested at a press conference that pilots have an easy job. File photograph: Alessandro Bianchi/Reuters

A row over seat allocation charges, cancellations and pilots’ unrest have contributed to a turbulent few months at Ryanair. June Passengers complai(...)

Pilots at Ryanair are campaigning for a new collective bargaining system to replace the employee representative councils that negotiate for staff. Photograph: Eric Gaillard/Reuters

Ryanair passengers could face considerable disruption over the Christmas period after a ballot of some of its pilots resulted in overwhelming support (...)

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 (...)

Norwegian Air Shuttle chief executive Bjorn Kjos. Photograph: Luke MacGregor/Bloomberg

Cork Chamber on Tuesday welcomed reports that the European Commission is to seek to break the impasse over a Cork to Boston air service proposed by No(...)

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