A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Fri, 17 Apr, 2020
Fri, 10 Apr, 2020
Fri, 03 Apr, 2020
Airlines worldwide could lose €235bn in revenue this year from the coronavirus pandemic, threatening the survival of the industry, according to the International Air Transport Association.
Tue, 24 Mar, 2020
Shares in Aer Lingus owner IAG plunged 9% and Ryanair fell more than 1% as the crisis for international airlines, in the wake of the spread of the Covid-19 virus, deepened.
Thu, 19 Mar, 2020
Australia and Taiwan have joined the growing number of governments offering financial aid to airlines, while authorities in Europe rushed to agree steps to rescue carriers which have had to park planes and cut jobs as the coronavirus pandemic puts the brake on travel.
Wed, 18 Mar, 2020
Thu, 12 Mar, 2020
The coronavirus epidemic could rob passenger airlines of up to $113bn (€100bn) in revenues this year, an industry body warned.
Thu, 05 Mar, 2020
A subsidiary of Airbus, the world’s largest planemaker, is preparing to launch a financial product aimed at helping its airline customers hedge against risks to revenue.
Mon, 20 Jan, 2020
Aviation executives are increasingly worried that a widening split between the US and Europe will extend the grounding of Boeing’s 737-Max jet, sowing confusion and fear as regulators work to approve the resumption of commercial flights after two deadly crashes.
Sat, 07 Sep, 2019
Airlines and regulators are gathering in Montreal to discuss a safe and co-ordinated return of Boeing’s grounded 737 Max jets to the skies, following two deadly crashes.
Thu, 27 Jun, 2019
Investors in global stocks and Irish shares, in particular, will learn this week whether the growing fears over escalating trade wars will send markets reeling again.
Sun, 02 Jun, 2019
Global airlines are meeting under a storm pattern of trade tensions, rising oil prices and a two-month-old grounding of the Boeing Co 737 Max jetliner — threatening to put a halt to five years of strong profits in the cut-throat air travel industry.
Fri, 31 May, 2019
Ireland is tied with Canada, Belgium and Switzerland for the number of countries passport-holders can enter visa-free.
Sun, 23 Dec, 2018
Growing tension over international trade could damage the airline industry and the world economy, global airlines and aviation executives have warned.
Mon, 04 Jun, 2018
Talks between Air Berlin and bidders Lufthansa and EasyJet are reportedly at risk of falling apart.
Tue, 10 Oct, 2017
The operator of Cork and Dublin Airports has hit back at claims by an airline organisation that passengers across Europe are being “denied the full benefits of air travel” due to airport charges.
Thu, 28 Sep, 2017
Airlines with high exposure to the UK have taken a bashing due to worries by investors about the threat to the airline membership of the single European aviation market following the Brexit vote.
Mon, 04 Jul, 2016
Airlines are opposed to screening passengers just before they enter an airport, with such steps — widely proposed after the March 22 bombings in Brussels — likely to increase waiting times and prove ineffective in preventing attacks, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said at its annual conference in Dublin yesterday.
Fri, 03 Jun, 2016
The Transport Minister has urged the US authorities to put consumers first and clear the first Cork to US flights for take-off.
Fri, 03 Jun, 2016
Ireland is considered the birthplace of aircraft leasing and is recognised as the number one location globally in the sector.
Mon, 04 Jan, 2016
Irish airports and airspace will handle over one million flights by the end of this year — but Cork and Shannon airports have both suffered significant drops in traffic.
Tue, 15 Dec, 2015
A centre that will be able to track aircraft in distress from space will be based at an Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) facility in Co Clare.
Thu, 05 Feb, 2015
The overarching problem with tracking planes is the vast expanse of Earth devoid of radar cover — with as much as 80% of the world a blind spot to surveillance, writes
Tue, 06 Jan, 2015
The world’s second busiest international air route is right on our doorstep, according to figures released yesterday by the International Air Transport Association (IATA).
Wed, 13 Aug, 2014
London-Dublin is now the world’s second-busiest international air route.
Tue, 12 Aug, 2014
The risk to passenger planes flying over war zones following the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 will be discussed at a special meeting of world aviation chiefs today.
Tue, 29 Jul, 2014
Lufthansa says it is working hard in a difficult market to recoup earnings lost through strikes as it reported a narrower first-quarter loss yesterday.
Wed, 07 May, 2014
One hundred years of commercial airline flight will be marked tomorrow with a re-enactment of the very first fare-paying journey.
Tue, 31 Dec, 2013
The development of a cargo hub at Shannon Airport will be key to not only supporting companies across the west of Ireland but in accessing major emerging markets such as China, a global aviation conference in Limerick heard yesterday.
Thu, 21 Nov, 2013
A Boeing 737 airliner crashed in the Russian city of Kazan yesterday, killing all 50 people on board and spotlighting the poor safety record of regional airlines that ply internal routes across the world’s largest nation.
Mon, 18 Nov, 2013
Shares in Dublin continued their positive momentum yesterday as speculation mounted across Europe that Spain is close to requesting a bailout despite advice from German officials to Madrid to hold off.
Wed, 03 Oct, 2012
The International Air Transport Association raised its 2012 global airline profit forecast 37% as carriers slow capacity growth to cope with higher fuel prices and waning travel demand.
Tue, 02 Oct, 2012
Cormac McCarthy, a central figure in Ireland’s banking bust, has ridden back into town as the second-in-command at Paddy Power Plc, one of the great Irish success stories of recent years, writes Kyran Fitzgerald
Sat, 26 May, 2012
Aer Lingus have reported smaller losses in the first three months of this year compared to the same period in 2011.
Thu, 03 May, 2012
Cork travel company TravelAgent.ie is celebrating 12 years in business with the with the launch of its new online venture, BookHotels.ie
Sat, 07 Apr, 2012
The Chinese government has banned the country’s airlines from paying controversial charges on carbon emissions imposed by the European Union.
Mon, 06 Feb, 2012
THE airline industry’s profits next year will fall 49%, more than predicted earlier, as the sovereign-debt crisis in the euro region hurts economic growth, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said.
Thu, 08 Dec, 2011
ACTION is needed to kick-start air passenger traffic to and from the “beleaguered” Irish economy.
Tue, 14 Jun, 2011
THE report that fewer budget flights are being taken as companies, like Ryanair, hike their prices for “low-cost” flights by 12% this year, didn’t surprise some of us at all.
Sat, 11 Jun, 2011
April was very poor month for Irish aviation due to the continued effect of the recession and the Icelandic Volcano, according to the Irish Aviation Authority.
Thu, 13 May, 2010
Virgin Atlantic boss Richard Branson today branded the blanket ban on flights because of the volcanic ash as an “overreaction”, saying there had been “no danger at all” to flying.
Sat, 24 Apr, 2010
Airlines around the world have lost an estimated $1.7bn (€1.3bn) because of the flight ban caused by Iceland's volcanic ash cloud.
Wed, 21 Apr, 2010