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(...)

Peter Barrett, chief executive of SMBC Aviation Capital,  who will attend this week’s Global Airfinance conference in Dublin. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Aircraft leasing is worth more than €500 million to the Republic’s economy and supports almost 5,000 jobs, a report published on the eve of a major in(...)