Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg ‘continually fails to show the levels of leadership and personal responsibility that should be expected from someone who sits at the top of one of the world’s biggest companies’. File photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Mark Paul wrote a perceptive assessment in an opinion piece on January 24th last. The business affairs correspondent of this newspaper observed the te(...)

Dómhnall Slattery with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar at the opening of Avolon’s headquarters building in Dublin  last year.

Irish aircraft lessor Avolon grew 30 per cent to $717 million (€633m) last year, the latest figures show. The company’s chief commercial officer, Jo(...)

AerCap chief executive Aengus Kelly said airlines were likely to fail this year, but argued this would be nothing out of the ordinary. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Irish aircraft leasing giant AerCap had a record quarter in the final three months of 2018, according to its chief executive, Aengus Kelly. Respondin(...)

Stephen Kavanagh, former Aer Lingus CEO, will be a guest at  Airfinance Dublin 2019 at the National Conference Centre, organised by trade publication ‘Airfinance Journal’. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Hotels, restaurants, pubs and other businesses will share a €9 million boost to the economy this week from two gatherings of aircraft finance professi(...)

Dómhnal Slattery: he said the sale of the aircraft to Sapphire opened another means for the Irish company to attract third-party investors to aircraft leasing. Photograph: Bloomberg

Aircraft lessor Avolon has sold 41 aircraft to its recently-created Sapphire special purpose company for $768 million (€621m). Sapphire borrowed $768(...)

Chief executive Domhnall Slattery: “Avolon delivered a strong performance in 2017 in what was a transformative year for our business”

Revenue at aircraft leasing company Avolon soared in 2017, as it acquired CIT in a “transformative year” for the firm. The company said revenue rose (...)

The order is  worth almost €9.3bn at list prices, says Boeing. Photograph: Matt Mills McKnight/Reuters

Irish aviation financier Avolon could buy up to 95 new craft from Boeing in a deal worth more than €9 billion at published prices. Boeing confirmed (...)

Chinese airline Hainan is close to deciding on whether to open a route from Dublin to Beijing in what would be Ireland’s first direct link to Asia’s b(...)

Ray Conner, president and chief executive officer of Boeing Commercial Airplanes,   with Dómhnall Slattery, chief executive officer of Avolon.

Aircraft lessor, Avolon, will have $2 billion to fund further expansion after its Chinese parent, Bohai, invests $1.2 billion in the Irish group. Boh(...)

Ocean Capital was set up in 2005 to invest in the then-booming commercial property scene across continental Europe. Photograph:  REUTERS/Neil Hall

Financial statements for last year have just become available for Ocean Capital, a private equity firm co-owned by Dublin stockbroker Paul McGowan. O(...)

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