Ryanair pointed out that vaccinating the Republic’s most vulnerable groups had cut hospitalisations and serious illness, with less than 50 cases now in intensive care.

Covid quarantine rules forced Ryanair to fly an empty jet from Paris to Dublin last week, the group revealed as it called for the restrictions to be a(...)

Chief executive Lynne Embleton  told staff  that agreeing a coherent, credible plan to restart aviation is key to getting Aer Lingus flying again. File photograph:  Tom Honan

Aer Lingus faces further cost cuts if the Government fails to act on a plan to restart air travel, the carrier’s new chief executive, Lynne Embleton, (...)

Passengers entering quarantine at a Dublin  this month. The National Civil Aviation Development Forum says any requirement for quarantine should be proportionate and based on transparent and objective criteria. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The Government should axe controversial hotel Covid quarantines for travellers in favour of virus tests and vaccination proofs to restart aviation, th(...)