Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary: “I have never in my 30 years in the industry seen such a clean-out.” Photograph: Niklas Halle’n/AFP/Getty Images

Up to 100 million of Ryanair’s competitors’ seats will be taken out over the next 18 months as the impact of the Covid-19 crisis on airlines deepens, (...)

 Ryanair said that it would cut flights to and from Italy, where the European coronavirus outbreak is at its worst, by 25 per cent from March 17th to April 8th.

Emirates will axe charges for changing flight bookings as the Gulf carrier bids to reassure customers weighing travel plans against coronavirus uncert(...)

Markets took fright as US president Donald Trump warned China against waiting out his first term to finalise any trade deal, saying the outcome could be no agreement or a worse one. Photograph: Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images

Irish shares suffered their biggest sell-off since the middle of December on Tuesday, with banks among the worst performers, as concerns over a no-dea(...)

The partnership with Air Malta is the same as the one that Ryanair agreed earlier this year with Air Europa.

Ryanair customers will be able to book flights from Malta to destinations in Africa, Asia, Europe and Russia following a deal struck by the Irish airl(...)

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 chief executive Michael O’Leary said the ECJ ruling would not change the airline’s cost base “by one cent”. Photograph: Ciro Fusco/EPA

Ryanair could face a €100 million increase in costs following a ruling by the European Court of Justice (ECJ), according to analysts. Shares in the a(...)

Italian airline Alitalia went into administration earlier this year. (Photograph: Reuters)

An Italian government plan to avoid the break-up of Alitalia potentially hinders Ryanair’s bid for the stricken airline. The Irish budget carrier ha(...)

Willie Walsh: IAG shareholders love him but other constituents are starting to doubt. Photograph: Bloomberg

Peter Lawson has flown the equivalent of 1½ times to the moon and back with British Airways. But after clocking up 750,000 miles, mostly in the airlin(...)

The Burberry  show at London Fashion Week: the stock climbed 3.6 per cent with analysts saying investors appeared to be reacting favourably to its “see now, buy now” collection at the fashion week. Photograph: Jeff Spicer/Getty Images

Mark Paul, Business Affairs Correspondent European stocks were little changed on Tuesday as investors speculated on the direction of US monetary poli(...)

Aer Lingus has rejected a second takeover approach from the owner of rival British Airways. Photo: PA Wire

Aer Lingus has rejected a second takeover approach from the owner of rival British Airways. International Consolidated Airlines Group (IAG) has confir(...)