Dublin Airport expects 224,000 passengers this bank holiday weekend, a number still 42 per cent below the same period in 2019. Photograph: Colin Keegan

Government delays in easing tough Covid-19 travel curbs this year left passenger traffic trailing by almost 70 per cent at the Republic’s airports, on(...)

Aer Lingus plans Manchester to New York and Florida services from September. Photograph: Sasko Lazarov/RollingNews.ie

British regulators have cleared Aer Lingus to begin flying to the United States from Manchester Airport in England. The news comes as global indust(...)

Dublin Airport had lost more than 24 million passengers by December last year while Cork was down 2 million. Photograph: iStock

Irish airports were among the worst hit last year as European air travel plunged to its lowest level in a quarter of a century in the face of Covid-19(...)

Chief executive of Shannon Group Mary Considine  and Ryanair DAC chief executive Eddie Wilson. Photograph: Arthur Ellis

European airlines are stepping up pressure on airports to slash landing charges, leading to warnings of a race to the bottom in an industry decimated (...)

The guidelines said measures in place in aviation lower the risk of transmission of Covid-19 during air travel. Photograph: iStock

Air passengers should not automatically be considered high-risk for spreading Covid-19 and should be treated like members of the local population who (...)

“Ryanair will operate a daily flight schedule of almost 1,000 flights, restoring 90%  of its pre-Covid-19 route network”

Ryanair plans to restore 40 per cent of flight schedules from July 1st, including 139 routes from the Republic, the airline said on Tuesday. The Iris(...)

The study commissioned by Airlines for Europe (A4E), whose members include Ryanair and Aer Lingus, claims that airports average earnings margins are 46 per cent, indicating “extraordinary levels” of profitability.

Europe’s airports are overcharging passengers and abusing market power, a new study commissioned by the continent’s biggest airlines claims. The stu(...)

An airport  trade association, said a laptop cabin ban could affect 3,684 flights weekly to the US from 59 European airports.

The US is considering expanding the ban on laptops in airline cabins on flights not only from Europe but from other regions despite objections. US an(...)

Kerry Airport: the EU’s regional airports, with fewer than a million passengers a year, depend most on the UK, which provides more than 15 per cent of their business.

The European Union’s smaller airports stand to suffer most from Brexit, a conference in Cork heard on Tuesday. Olivier Jankovec, director general of (...)

The Trump administration is likely to extend the laptop ban. Photograph: Anwar Amro/AFP/Getty Images

The European Union has demanded urgent talks with the United States over a possible extension to some European countries of a US ban on airline passen(...)

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