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International Air Transport Association chief executive Alexandre de Juniac  during a press conference in Seoul, South Korea, after the opening  of the annual IATA general meeting. Photograph: Getty Images

Airlines urged regulators on Sunday to co-ordinate on software changes to the Boeing 737 Max in a bid to avoid damaging splits over safety seen when t(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has told the Dáil he will not “countenance” Northern Ireland being in a different time zone to the rest of Ireland.  File Photograph: Brian Lawless

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has told the Dáil he will not “countenance” Northern Ireland being in a different time zone to the rest of Ireland. He was res(...)

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’ Leary has said he would remove voting rights from non-EU shareholders following Brexit if that is required to meet EU rules on ownership. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Minister for Transport and Tourism Shane Ross could question Irish airlines about how they intend to comply with European Union ownership rules after (...)

Brexit poses a challenge for some European carriers, which will have to show they are more than 50 per cent EU-owned and controlled to retain their flying rights in the bloc. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Brussels has warned IAG that its favoured plans to continue flying freely in and around Europe in the event of a no-deal Brexit do not work, in a pote(...)

March of time: winter and summer clock changing may soon be a thing of the past.

Did you enjoy that extra hour of sleep as the clocks went back this morning? Savour that moment because this may well be the very last time this parti(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar with Minister for European Affairs Helen McEntee: ‘The country simply did not have the resources at that stage to commit to that level of investment’, a spokesman for Mr Varadkar said. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has defended his decision when minister for transport more than six years ago to drop west and northwest projects from an EU cr(...)

Leo Varadkar. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

An application for EU funding for transport projects in the west and northwest was dropped following the intervention of Leo Varadkar when he was mini(...)

At the EU summit in Brussels, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar was busy collecting the mobile-phone numbers of the other prime ministers. Photograph: Aurore Belot/AFP/Getty Images

In a face-off with Martin O’Neill and the Republic of Ireland squad, team Leo knows there can only be one winner. And it won’t be Fine Gael. Not ever(...)

Ryanair is likely to come in for more flak at the Oireachtas committee on transport on Wednesday. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

The working conditions at Ryanair were variously described as “problematic” and likened to “slavery” by members of the European Parliament who lined u(...)

Air France KLM is one of the airlines that has complained about Gulf carriers receiving illegal government subsidies.

The European Union proposed new rules on Thursday to tackle alleged unfair competitive practices from foreign airlines as it seeks to ensure European (...)

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