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The shipment is the latest in a series of consignments paid for by U2 from a €10 million donation

A third flight carrying two million face masks and 32,000 surgical gowns for Irish healthcare workers, purchased by rock band U2, landed at Dublin Air(...)

Dublin-based aircraft leasing company Avolon has raised €350,000 in donations to fund a cargo shipment of personal protective equipment (PPE) in less than five days, the company has said. Photograph: Avolon

Dublin-based aircraft leasing company Avolon has raised €350,000 in donations to fund a cargo shipment of personal protective equipment (PPE) in less (...)

Bono felt a musical response by the band to Covid-19 was not the right response. ‘I just don’t think this is the moment for U2 to be doing a sort of Kumbaya thing. It just doesn’t feel right for me – it feels like a time for action rather than words,” he says. File photograph: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images

One Saturday afternoon early last month, the Minister for Finance telephoned the rock star. Paschal Donohoe’s call led, some time later, to Bono beco(...)

Whatever shape the post-coronavirus aviation world takes, Irish aircraft leasing will have to adjust to it to survive.  Photograph: Getty Images

Aircraft lessors are likely to be caught in the fallout from the Covid-19 crisis, along with the rest of global aviation. The Republic is one of a han(...)

Avolon chief executive Dómhnal Slattery with Leo Varadkar. The aircraft leasing company is among the world’s largest in that sector. Photograph: Robbie Reynolds

“All bets are off” when it comes to the impact of coronavirus on the airline industry, according to the chief executive of one of the world’s largest (...)

Avolon, in its 2020 outlook paper, said airlines and passengers ‘will turn up to fly’ in the coming year

Boeing’s 737 Max will safely return to revenue service in 2020 because the world needs more Boeing aircraft to support growing demand for air travel, (...)

Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft sit parked at Boeing Field in Seattle, Washington. Photograph: Gary  He/EPA

Boeing’s decision to temporarily halt production of its grounded 737 Max aircraft will slow growth but not necessarily hit profits at airlines that ar(...)

35 Shelbourne Road occupies a pivotal position at the heart of Ballsbridge in Dublin 4.

While developer David Daly may be preparing to market 35 Shelbourne Road, with the tag line #workinanewlight, it looks as though the landmark office s(...)

Dublin-based Avolon buys aircraft from manufacturers such as Airbus and Boeing and leases them to airlines, using the rent payments to repay the cash borrowed to buy the aircraft

Irish aircraft lessor Avolon’s owned, managed and committed fleet grew 3 per cent to 914 in the three months ended September 30th, the company said on(...)

Dr Nora Khaldi, founder and chief scientific officer, Nuritas

Eight of Ireland’s pace-setters, all winners of The Irish Times Business Person of the Month Award, talk to us about their life at the top; what they’(...)

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