A member of the defence forces escorts a passenger from Terminal 2 arrivals hall at Dublin Airport as the State’s mandatory quarantine system was extended on Thursday to include the US, Belgium, France and Italy. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Aviation this week offered the Government an easy way to climb down from its embarrassing stance on its mandatory hotel quarantine scheme, and a way t(...)

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, (...)