Mon, 30 Mar, 2020
Groups representing the most vulnerable small companies, including tourism, hospitality, and retail firms facing into the Covid-19 storm, say they are angered by the Government’s decision to allow Revenue collect a regular Vat payment at the end of next week.
Fri, 13 Mar, 2020
Penneys owner ABF said supplies could be hit should the reopening of Chinese factories be delayed because the retailer sources much of its clothing lines from Asia.
Tue, 25 Feb, 2020
Mon, 24 Feb, 2020
Whether Qatar Airways further increases its stake in Aer Lingus and British Airways owner IAG will fully depend on the outcome of UK and EU Brexit trade talks, according to a leading aviation analyst.
Wed, 19 Feb, 2020
The price of oil slumped and European share prices were hammered yesterday as fears over the spread of the coronavirus quickened.
Thu, 30 Jan, 2020
European shares notched small gains but markets continue to understand the potential fallout of the coronavirus outbreak on global growth.
Wed, 29 Jan, 2020
The retirement of Dubliner Willie Walsh from the IAG airline conglomerate he created will likely have little effect on the growth plans at Aer Lingus any time soon.
Thu, 09 Jan, 2020
The owner of Aer Lingus and British Airways said it will achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, becoming the first major airline group to make such a commitment.
Fri, 11 Oct, 2019
Shares in Aer Lingus owner IAG fell by almost 4% after the group warned that full-year profit will be hit by a pilots’ strike at its British Airways subsidiary and weaker sales by budget stablemates Vueling and Level.
Fri, 27 Sep, 2019
Ryanair has launched legal proceedings against its outgoing chief operations officer, Peter Bellew, whom rival EasyJet announced last month it had poached.
Fri, 09 Aug, 2019
Budapest-based Wizz Air will continue to tap the low-cost airline business in eastern Europe, securing an advantage on western European rivals including Ryanair, Fitch Ratings has said in a review of European airlines’ recent earnings.
Tue, 06 Aug, 2019
Willie Walsh, the boss of airline conglomerate IAG, which owns Aer Lingus, said that airports will have to cut charges they levy airlines and that Cork Airport’s financial health will not be harmed if they do so.
Fri, 02 Aug, 2019
Ryanair trade union Fórsa said it is concerned about the prospects the airline will cut jobs but said it had yet to be informed of specific details.
Wed, 31 Jul, 2019
A study placed the Irish-based budget airline in eighth place, with an average delay of 21 minutes per flight in 2018.
Mon, 15 Jul, 2019
Last week two Irishmen, who are leaders in the world of aviation, made decisions that will have profound consequences for air travel worldwide.
Tue, 25 Jun, 2019
Both Ryanair and IAG are facing fresh threats of strike action by their British-based pilots.
Tue, 11 Jun, 2019
Chief executive Willie Walsh has said his IAG board heard a strong case this week from Aer Lingus bosses for further expansion out of Ireland across the Atlantic.
Fri, 10 May, 2019
Benjamin Katz British Airways is refusing to offer pilots and other staff a new three-year salary package, citing an uncertain post-Brexit outlook in proposing a 12-month agreement instead.
Sat, 02 Feb, 2019
Shares in UK regional airline Flybe soared over 33% after Aer Lingus-owner IAG reportedly joined the race to buy the business.
Tue, 27 Nov, 2018
Aer Lingus has not ruled out expanding in Cork and Shannon as it plans a huge growth spurt across the Atlantic in the next five years, but Dublin appears likely to receive the lion’s share of the airline’s investment.
Sat, 03 Nov, 2018
Shares in low-cost, long-haul airline Norwegian rose almost 6% as speculation arose again that Aer Lingus-owner IAG is preparing a new takeover bid.
Wed, 23 May, 2018
The head of IAG Wilie Walsh says there is still no shortage of pilots in the industry and that some carriers have an issue in terms of finding captains. IAG owns British Airways, Aer Lingus, and Iberia.
Sat, 28 Oct, 2017
Ryanair has announced that the company has fully responded to requirements imposed by the Irish Commission for Aviation Regulation and the UK Civil Aviation Authority to clarify customer entitlements in the wake of "deeply regretted" cancellations.
Fri, 29 Sep, 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
Ryanair will soon offer connections to destinations including New York and Havana, as the budget carrier widens its network of longhaul partners with a deal with Spain’s Air Europa.
Wed, 24 May, 2017
Aer Lingus saw a near 27% increase in passenger numbers last month, starting the second quarter of the year strongly after parent group IAG reported solid earnings for the first three months.
Sat, 06 May, 2017
Other Irish industries could learn a thing or two from watching this airline competition play out, writes
Wed, 01 Mar, 2017
The boss of Aer Lingus has said he has still his mind set on the potential for growth at Cork Airport, as the airline unveiled its schedule for next summer which was focused on new services out of Dublin.
Wed, 16 Nov, 2016
Irish aviation is at the centre of powerful changes and it is having consequences for investments and the direction of companies in the sector.
Thu, 13 Oct, 2016
Shares in Thomas Cook plunged 19% yesterday as it said its summer bookings fell as security concerns meant more holidaymakers opted for breaks in Spain over Turkey, Tunisia, and Egypt, outstripping its efforts to adjust flights.
Fri, 20 May, 2016
Willie Walsh, the chief executive of Aer Lingus’ parent company, International Airlines Group (IAG), took home €8.8m in salary and benefits last year.
Sat, 19 Mar, 2016
Tue, 19 Jan, 2016
Wed, 13 Jan, 2016
Dublin Airport has broken its previous passenger numbers in a single year, even with December traffic still to come.
Fri, 04 Dec, 2015
New Aer Lingus owner IAG is to boost its airlines’ fleets as it moves to challenge the European dominance of Ryanair and EasyJet.
Fri, 06 Nov, 2015
Aer Lingus generated operating profits of €45m in its first month under new ownership and contributed €262m in revenues to new owner, IAG, in that time.
Sun, 01 Nov, 2015
Ryanair’s non-fare revenues reached $1.9bn (€1.68bn) last year as it took advantage of a tactical shift which saw its business class services play a bigger role in the airline.
Tue, 15 Sep, 2015
All three airlines currently in the IAG group contributed to a huge surge in its profits in the first half of the year as the Willie Walsh-led company moved closer towards finalising its newest addition.
Sat, 01 Aug, 2015
IAG is set to complete its takeover of Aer Lingus after Ryanair said it would accept the offer and a source familiar with the matter told Reuters the British Airways-owner would gain conditional EU approval.
Sat, 11 Jul, 2015
Aer Lingus shareholders effectively have 60 days as of yesterday to accept the airline’s proposed sale to British Airways owner IAG before a deal lapses.
Sat, 20 Jun, 2015
Tourism stakeholders in Cork city and county were yesterday urged by a leading airline industry figure to get behind Cork Airport.
Thu, 04 Jun, 2015
The Government yesterday confirmed it had received a report by an expert group advising it on the possible sale of its 25% stake in Aer Lingus to British Airways owner IAG, paving the way for a long-delayed decision.
Mon, 25 May, 2015
The return of the Cork to Dublin air route is a long way away as there is no appetite among large companies for the service which would require a €1.5m annual subsidy to make it feasible, according to DAA chief executive Kevin Toland.
Wed, 06 May, 2015