Lahinch native Micheál Ryan, who worked for the United Nations world food programme, was among those killed in the crash outside Addis Ababa. Photograph: Facebook

The model of Boeing aircraft involved in two fatal crashes in the last five months, including Sunday’s Ethiopian Airlines disaster, will continue ser(...)

Ryanair has described Thursday’s  planned strike as “blackmail”

Ryanair made no moves over the weekend to allay the concerns of thousands of its passengers who fear they will be caught up in Thursday’s one-day stri(...)

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(...)

Families of the victims of the Tuskar Rock plane crash visited the crash site on board the LE Eithne Naval Ship on Saturday to remember their loved ones.   Photograph: Patrick Browne

Even 50 years after the tragedy, relatives of the 61 people who perished when an Aer Lingus flight from Cork to Heathrow came down close to Tuskar Roc(...)

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 is seeking to agree a pay deal with the airline’s Dublin-based pilots. Photograph: Alan Betson

Ryanair has reportedly written to all Dublin-based pilots giving them until January 17th to accept a 20 per cent pay increase, which was previously re(...)

HSBC airline analyst Andrew Lobbenberg cut his price target on Ryanair shares, currently trading at almost €15.30, to €13.50. Photograph: Arnulf Stoffel

Ryanair began talks on Friday with the union behind the first pilots strike in the carrier’s 32-year history, as it continues to meet labour represent(...)

 Ryanair aircraft at   Rome’s Ciampino airport. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

What has Ryanair announced? The airline said in a surprise move early on Friday that it would recognise trade unions in a bid to head off threatened(...)

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 (...)

Ryanair alleges it was defamed in a 2013 email sent by the Ryanair Pilot Group (RPG).  Photograph: Reuters

A former pilot has denied claims by Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary that the pilot caused five fare-paying passengers to be offloaded from a f(...)

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