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There has been confusion in holiday resorts following the collapse of travel giant Thomas Cook yesterday.
Tue, 24 Sep, 2019
An external phone charger appears to have caused a fire which forced a flight from New York to London to make an emergency landing in Boston.
Fri, 05 Jul, 2019
The operator of the Aer Lingus Regional route network has said it intends to play a leading part in further consolidation among Europe's smaller airlines despite losses mounting in its latest financial year.
Wed, 29 May, 2019
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar’s suggestion that it will cost €50bn to make all homes energy efficient and another €30bn to replace petrol and diesel cars put a figure, no matter how elastic, on climate costs.
Tue, 21 May, 2019
Ryanair shares fell by more than 1.4% after a leading broker significantly lowered its profit forecast for the airline.
Thu, 11 Apr, 2019
Virgin AtlanticVirgin Atlantic has posted its second consecutive year in the red as the airline was hit by the Brexit-hit pound, economic uncertainty and engine woes.
Wed, 10 Apr, 2019
Passengers travelling to and from Aberdeen, Belfast, Cardiff, London Southend and Southampton were among those affected.
Wed, 03 Apr, 2019
Today is International Women’s Day. It is a day to be happy and rejoice. We can decide to be either depressed or encouraged at the general state of gender equality, so let’s choose the latter.
Fri, 08 Mar, 2019
Shares in struggling British regional airline Flybe soared as much as 115% after it said it had received an alternative financing offer aimed at keeping it in business.
Thu, 21 Feb, 2019
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Fri, 11 Jan, 2019
Airlines could feel cashflow and liquidity pressures in the event of a no-deal Brexit, credit rating firm Moody’s has said.
Fri, 28 Sep, 2018
Aer Lingus has been named as one of the top airlines for a short-haul holiday.
Mon, 06 Nov, 2017
Major airline groups including Aer Lingus owner IAG have reported strong earnings for the first half of the year, boosting faith in a sector which is finally taking off for investors.
Sat, 29 Jul, 2017
More than 1,500 check-in staff, baggage handlers and cargo crew at 18 airports in the UK will strike for 48 hours just before Christmas in a long-running pay dispute.
Fri, 16 Dec, 2016
There have been 31 reports of laser beams deliberately pointed at aircraft in Irish airspace so far this year.
Fri, 26 Aug, 2016
European plane maker Airbus plans to cut production of its A380 super jumbo from 2017 as it struggles to revive sales of the world’s largest passenger jet, sources said.
Fri, 22 Apr, 2016
Virgin America, the airline backed by UK billionaire Richard Branson, is reaching out to potential buyers about a sale of part or all of the company, people with knowledge of the matter said.
Thu, 24 Mar, 2016
Sat, 16 Jan, 2016
Fri, 04 Dec, 2015
Ryanair has applied for slots at Paris Roissy-Charles de Gaulle and Orly airports and is willing to co-operate with long-haul traditional airlines, chief executive Michael O’Leary has told French financial daily Les Echos.
Thu, 01 Oct, 2015
IAG is understood to have offered to connect passengers from Ireland with rivals’ long-haul flights from London to allay EU competition concerns over its bid for Aer Lingus.
Sat, 27 Jun, 2015
Virgin Atlantic will try to frustrate and delay clearance of the takeover by Willie Walsh’s IAG of Aer Lingus, but will likely land short of persuading the Brussels’ competition regulators to shoot down the deal altogether, analysts say.
Sat, 13 Jun, 2015
Virgin Atlantic has warned the proposed takeover of Aer Lingus could jeopardise long haul connections through Britain and reduce flight options for Irish passengers.
Fri, 03 Apr, 2015
TDs have been warned that it would be difficult for other airlines to run routes between Dublin and Heathrow, if Aer Lingus is sold to IAG.
Thu, 02 Apr, 2015
IAG chief Willie Walsh has said that he is in “no hurry” to complete a takeover of Aer Lingus and is “happy to take as much time as is necessary”.
Wed, 01 Apr, 2015
Datalex — the Dublin-based company which provides e-commerce and retail software solutions to many of the world’s leading airlines and travel companies — is set to use China as a major growth platform this year, following continued strong financial performance during 2014.
Wed, 25 Mar, 2015
The owner of British Airways has ratcheted up pressure on the Irish Government to agree the takeover of Aer Lingus with the offer of a five year guarantee on crucial Heathrow slots.
Mon, 02 Feb, 2015
Following Cabinet discussions on the potential sale of Aer Lingus Transport Minister Paschal Donohoe has said the Government would seek answers from IAG over the future of Aer Lingus in coming days.
Tue, 27 Jan, 2015
Aer Lingus has confirmed it is considering a sweetened takeover offer worth €1.36bn from the owner of British Airways.
Mon, 26 Jan, 2015
Tánaiste Joan Burton has warned that protecting Ireland's air links with Europe and the US is of vital importance if a deal to sell Aer Lingus to International Airlines Group (IAG) is to go through.
Sun, 25 Jan, 2015
The owner of British Airways has made a fresh attempt to buy Aer Lingus, it has been reported.
Sat, 24 Jan, 2015
A fresh attempt by the owner of British Airways to buy Aer Lingus has been rejected by the board of the Dublin-based carrier, it emerged last night.
Sat, 10 Jan, 2015
The pilot who dramatically landed a Virgin Atlantic jet after a major landing-gear fault forced it to turn back has said he was just doing his job.
Tue, 30 Dec, 2014
A Virgin Atlantic passenger plane “is preparing to implement a non-standard landing procedure at Gatwick airport” because of “a technical issue with one of the landing gears”, the airline said.
Mon, 29 Dec, 2014
The owner of British Airways has made an approach to buy Dublin-based carrier Aer Lingus, it was revealed today.
Thu, 18 Dec, 2014
Dublin-based international travel software provider, Datalex has said it remains on course to achieve previously-guided earnings growth of between 18% and 20% this year, despite market challenges.
Thu, 20 Nov, 2014
Apple has retained its title as the coolest brand in Britain for the third year but Twitter has fallen out of favour to make way for rival Instagram, according to an annual survey.
Mon, 22 Sep, 2014
Virgin Atlantic Airways is to scrap some routes as part of a long-term plan to achieve record profitability by 2018.
Wed, 03 Sep, 2014
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
Richard Branson’s airline Virgin Atlantic is to fly from the North for the first time.
Wed, 16 Jul, 2014
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Thu, 03 Jul, 2014
Travel software company Datalex expects to announce its first non-aviation-based customer partnership this year, with the addition of rail operators.
Tue, 20 May, 2014
Climbing revenues and the acquisition of new clients resulted in Irish airline software company Datalex reporting a surge in profits after tax last year.
Wed, 26 Mar, 2014