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. (...)

 Willie Walsh is to appear before the Oireachtas transport committee. File photograph: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

Covid-linked travel restrictions mean the State is “at risk of falling behind its key economic partners”, former IAG boss Willie Walsh will tell an Oi(...)

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Deutsche Lufthansa reined in capacity plans for the early summer as a surge in coronavirus cases coupled with Europe’s slow rollout of jabs pushes a h(...)

Airports Council International Europe say the number of passengers handled by its members fell by 81.7 per cent in the first 3 months of this year, compared with the same period in 2019. File photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Almost 400 million fewer passengers travelled through European airports in the first three months of the year compared with the same period in 2019, (...)

The European Union is reported to be months away from issuing Covid-19 immunity certificates.

The European Union is still months away from issuing Covid-19 immunity certificates, raising the risk of another lost tourism season for the bloc’s av(...)

Many countries already require travellers carry an  International Certificate of Vaccination or Prophylaxis (ICVP), also known as the Carte Jaune or Yellow Card to confirm vaccination against yellow fever. Photograph: Jens Schlueter/AFP

Are vaccine passports on the way? It certainly seems likely, and although they may be a few months away it does seem inevitable that some type of(...)

A passenger at Dublin Airport this week. The Irish tourism sector, which had hoped there might be some travellers in the second half of 2021, is facing a very difficult year.Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

It would be an understatement to say it has been a bad week for the travel sector– or at least the part of it which relies on international travel. Ne(...)

The Bank of Ireland headquarters sit in Dublin.

Bank of Ireland is preparing to scale back its operations in Northern Ireland significantly, though the business is set to escape being shuttered as a(...)

‘Airlines will need ongoing access to emergency liquidity - including government support’. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

More airlines will go out of business this year as the industry faces the loss of a further $38 billion, according to a new report. The International(...)

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