Wed, 03 Jun, 2020
Flybe, Europe's largest regional airline, is at risk of collapse, according to a report.
Mon, 13 Jan, 2020
The UK is to cancel all the contracts for ferry services to be provided in the case of a no-deal Brexit.
Wed, 01 May, 2019
A deal ensuring flights between the UK and Switzerland continue post-Brexit is to be signed by the UK's Transport Secretary Chris Grayling.
Mon, 17 Dec, 2018
Car manufacturers which try to cheat emissions rules could face unlimited fines under a new crackdown proposed by the British Government.
Fri, 02 Feb, 2018
A British Airways flight was struck by what is believed to be a drone as it came in to land at Heathrow Airport, police said.
Mon, 18 Apr, 2016
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has dismissed a scuffle outside his home that left a BBC cameraman in hospital as a “very, very minor incident”.
Thu, 17 Sep, 2015
Aviation authorities in Europe continue to watch for developments in Iceland where planes are on high alert following a volcanic eruption.
Sun, 24 Aug, 2014
All air passengers flying into or out of UK airports must ensure their electronic devices are charged, following updated guidance from the Department for Transport (DfT).
Wed, 09 Jul, 2014
Sir Richard Branson has lost out in another key transport battle.
Wed, 24 Oct, 2012
The London market closed higher today following positive US retail sales and amid hopes two of the eurozone's struggling members would receive bailouts later this week.
Mon, 15 Oct, 2012
Future Government rail plans were thrown completely off track today after ministers scrapped a deal which would have seen Richard Branson’s train company lose its West Coast franchise
Wed, 03 Oct, 2012
The British transport group that beat Richard Branson’s Virgin Rail to win the West Coast main line today said it still expected to commence the franchise as scheduled despite a legal challenge.
Tue, 02 Oct, 2012
David Cameron, the British prime minister, must intervene in the row over the West Coast Mainline contract to “get some sense” into the Department for Transport over the controversial deal, Richard Branson urged yesterday.
Tue, 28 Aug, 2012
Richard Branson today offered to run the West Coast Main Line for free to allow Parliament time to scrutinise an “outrageous” decision to award the franchise to rival FirstGroup.
Sun, 26 Aug, 2012
Virgin Atlantic will go head-to-head with rival British Airways on routes between London and Manchester next year after unveiling plans to make its first foray into the British short-haul market.
Wed, 22 Aug, 2012
Richard Branson threatened to walk away from the rail industry today after Virgin Rail today lost its West Coast main line franchise to rival transport company FirstGroup.
Wed, 15 Aug, 2012
Airports are bracing themselves for an Olympic exodus with almost 200,000 people a day set to leave the capital after the end of Games.
Sat, 11 Aug, 2012
The head of G4S is under pressure to quit his £830,000-a-year (€1.05m) job as he prepares to face questions from MPs over the Olympics security debacle.
Tue, 17 Jul, 2012
The union representing fuel tanker drivers in Britain today ruled out the threat of strikes over Easter and said it wanted to focus on peace talks.
Fri, 30 Mar, 2012
Parts of Britain have been placed on amber alert today as the country lies in wait for widespread snow.
Sat, 04 Feb, 2012
An investigation was under way today into how a fake bomb was transported on a cargo plane from the UK.
Wed, 30 Mar, 2011
The FTSE 100 Index edged past the 6000 mark for the first time since June 2008 today in a last minute push before the market closed.
Thu, 23 Dec, 2010
A PSNI air crew who escaped major injury when their helicopter flipped upside down on landing are lucky to be alive, a senior officer said tonight.
Thu, 28 Oct, 2010
Four police personnel were injured today when a helicopter overturned as it took off from the scene of last week’s fatal helicopter crash in the North.
One of the men killed in a helicopter crash in the North was a personal friend of Prince Charles', a spokesperson from his official residence at Clarence House confirmed.
Mon, 25 Oct, 2010
The UK coalition government’s austerity drive will get under way in earnest today when Chancellor George Osborne unveils some of the biggest spending cuts ever attempted in the Western world
Wed, 20 Oct, 2010
A £50 (€61.05) penalty may have to be paid by parents of young cyclists in the North who do not wear safety headgear, it was revealed today.
Mon, 16 Aug, 2010
A light aircraft spluttered and stalled seconds before it nosedived to the ground, killing three people in the North, an inquest heard today.
Mon, 26 Jul, 2010
Searches are being carried out in central London after a man with suspected links to al-Qaida allegedly tried to blow up a transatlantic plane, Scotland Yard said today.
Sat, 26 Dec, 2009
COVENTRY Airport, which is owned by Cork developers Howard Holdings, has been closed.
Wed, 09 Dec, 2009
The £1.51bn (€1.66bn) sale of Gatwick airport was formally completed today, with unions anxious that the new owners preserve jobs and protect working conditions.
Thu, 03 Dec, 2009
Under-fire airport operator BAA has fallen foul of competition chiefs again, it was revealed today.
Tue, 04 Nov, 2008
THE Department of Transport has been accused of wasting millions of taxpayers’ money through excessive subsidies to Aer Arann.
Fri, 26 Sep, 2008
RYANAIR has won the right to challenge the awarding of the Government-subsidised Knock- Dublin route to Aer Arann.
Wed, 10 Sep, 2008
A leading climate change consultancy today entered the US market for the first time amid hopes of a business boost from a "greener" president.
Fri, 13 Jun, 2008
THE Heathrow Terminal 5 (T5) fiasco has led to 28,000 bags being placed in temporary storage and it could take up to a week to get them returned to their owners, the British Government announced yesterday.
Tue, 01 Apr, 2008
Armed police raced to a major security alert at the UK’s biggest airport today when a man sprinted on to a runway at Heathrow.
Thu, 13 Mar, 2008
Biofuels have been hailed as a renewable alternative to fossil fuels in transport but recent reports have raised concerns they are not always as green as they seem.
Wed, 23 Jan, 2008
The company that makes Japanese bullet trains was named today as one of three organisations shortlisted by the Government to compete to build a new generation of express trains for the UK’s rail network.
Thu, 16 Aug, 2007
Shares in National Express rallied today amid excitement that it was about to become the new operator of the UK East Coast Main Line (ECML).
Mon, 13 Aug, 2007
An alleged security lapse at Heathrow Airport which could allow a terrorist to walk into a restricted area is to be highlighted in a TV programme.
Fri, 01 Sep, 2006
Gardaí and transport chiefs are to meet soon to review the progress of Operation Freeflow, which wound up today.
Fri, 06 Jan, 2006
A major security alert was sparked today after a man was seen acting suspiciously near aircraft at Manchester Airport.
Fri, 23 Sep, 2005
Dubliners are being encouraged to abandon their cars in favour of commuting on foot, bicycle, train, tram and bus as part of an international campaign, it emerged today.
Sun, 18 Sep, 2005
THE lack of a university and poor road access to Dublin from Waterford are critical barriers to economic progress in the south east, according to Frank O’Regan, chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce in the region.
Wed, 22 Jun, 2005
A father and son were among four people killed when a helicopter crashed into hills in the UK in bad weather, it emerged today.
Sun, 23 Jan, 2005
A BOMB threat forced a passenger plane to divert to a British airport under military escort for an emergency landing yesterday.
Mon, 27 Sep, 2004
A three masted tall ship avoided serious damage today when it struck one of the buttresses of Tower Bridge on the River Thames in London.
Sat, 15 May, 2004
The British Airways afternoon flight to Washington will fly as scheduled, the airline said today.
Sat, 03 Jan, 2004
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