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

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

Flight numbers in the Republic have not increased since an initial boost following last month’s easing of Government Covid travel curbs. Photograph: Collins

Flight numbers in the Republic have not increased since an initial boost following last month’s easing of Government Covid travel curbs, figures show.(...)

Aer Lingus’s decision to close its Shannon Airport base – with the potential loss of 126 cabin and ground crew – was a big focus for politicians at the hearing.

Aer Lingus faces a “damp squib” of a summer, according to recently appointed chief executive Lynne Embleton. She told the Oireachtas committee on tran(...)

Aer Lingus said that it would fly six routes previously operated by its partner until at least August 31st. Photograph: PA Wire

Aer Lingus and BA CityFlyer will take over a total of 10 routes hit when Stobart Air folded at the weekend, the Irish carrier confirmed on Thursday. (...)

Airlines suffered as British prime minister Boris Johnson’s decision to stall reopening in England prompted fresh fears about air travel’s recovery in Europe. Photograph: Steve Parsons/PA

Dublin lagged other European markets as investors swerved leading Irish stocks on a day when equities elsewhere hit record highs. DUBLIN Ryanair Hol(...)

The High Court has appointed Deloitte partners Ken Fennell and Mark Degnan as provisional liquidators to Stobart Air, which ceased trading at the weekend. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Aer Lingus will fly five routes from Dublin and Belfast to Britain until “at least” mid-July following the failure of its regional carrier, Stobart Ai(...)

Committee members want to quiz Aer Lingus  on plans to close its Shannon Airport base, with the potential loss of 126 jobs, and temporarily lay off staff at Cork in the autumn, while work goes ahead on the runway there. Photograph: Collins

Aer Lingus chief executive Lynne Embleton will face politicians later this month after a row stalled a meeting between the airline and an Oireachtas c(...)

Ryanair said last month that Covid-19 travel restrictions left it with an €815 million loss in the 12 months ended March 31st. Photograph: iStock

Ryanair is doubling capacity to 1.3 million seats a week in Europe, but not expanding in the Republic, as further evidence of air travel’s recovery em(...)

Willie Walsh: “I cannot travel to Ireland if I have got to self isolate.” Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw

Irish aviation chief Willie Walsh says the Republic’s stringent Covid-19 travel curbs bar him from visiting home. Mr Walsh, head of the International(...)

Willie Walsh, director general of the International Air Transport Association.

The State should axe its repressive and dangerous Covid-19 hotel quarantine rules, former airline chief, Willie Walsh, told politicians on Wednesday. (...)

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