A series of strikes in Britain, Spain and Portugal in recent weeks has caused minimal disruption

Ryanair pilots based in Britain have cancelled five days of strikes set for this month, the low-cost airline said on Friday. Strikes set for Septemb(...)

Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange   in New York. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

Wall Street’s main indices edged higher on Monday as investors bet on increased chances of monetary stimulus from central banks around the world to bo(...)

Irish passengers are set to be impacted by the BA strike. Photograph: AAMIR QURESHI/AFP/Getty Images

British Airways pilots began a 48-hour strike on Monday, grounding most of the airline’s flights and disrupting thousands of travelers’ plans in unpre(...)

Ryanair failed to obtain a legal injunction blocking the walkout by members of the British Airline Pilots’ Association. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Ryanair and the Irish Airline Pilots’ Association (Ialpa) could return to mediation in a pay dispute that saw the pair clash in court this week. The (...)

Ryanair said it had received notice of strikes on Friday August 10th by pilot unions in Belgium and Sweden. Photograph: Paul Hanna/Reuters

Ryanair faces “co-ordinated” pilot strikes in Europe next week to add to further industrial action in Ireland on Friday, the airline has said. The co(...)

Pilotless planes will save airlines $35 billion (€29.7 billion) a year and could lead to substantial fare cuts – if passengers can stomach the idea of(...)

The president, Dr Patrick Hillery, in a Tiger Moth biplane with Capt  PW “Darby” Kennedy, founder of Weston Aerodrome, Co Dublin, during celebrations to mark the 50th anniversary of the aerodrome. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Darby Kennedy, who has died aged 101, was a founding father of civil aviation. He caught the “flying bug” in the 1930s while still at school, flew wi(...)

A British Airways flight was struck by what is believed to be a drone as it came in to land at Heathrow Airport, according to police. Photograph: PA

Why are drones making headlines now? On Sunday, a British Airways flight was hit by what is believed to be a drone as it came in to land at Heathrow A(...)