Andrew Fanning

Andrew Fanning

CityJet to be bigger regional player after Spanish deal

CityJet to be bigger regional player after Spanish deal

The Dublin-based carrier and Spain's Air Nostrum say their new company will have a combined fleet of almost 100 aircraft and annual revenues of around €700m

Bigger in Japan: How EU trade deal could benefit Ireland

Bigger in Japan: How EU trade deal could benefit Ireland

The EU-Japan trade agreement signed today has been described as a 'massive opportunity' for the Irish food sector, while the Irish whiskey industry is also expecting to benefit

Britain's Brexit plans 'real blow' to its banks

Britain's Brexit plans 'real blow' to its banks

A White Paper paper calls for new regulatory arrangements for Britain’s massive financial services industry, but notes that these will not replicate the current ‘passporting’ regime, which gives financial firms the right to operate in any EU country

KBC not ruling out loan portfolio sales

KBC not ruling out loan portfolio sales

The bank's chief executive told an Oireachtas committee that so far, the bank was focusing on working with customers on a case-by-case basis, but would continue to assess all options available to it to reduce NPL levels

Shannon-Dublin water project must be delivered, say engineers

Shannon-Dublin water project must be delivered, say engineers

Campaigners against the project have argued that Dublin’s supply problem could be addressed by fixing the leaks in the capital’s water system, but Engineers Ireland's latest infrastructure report backs the plan

Rents push Living Wage figure up to €11.90

Rents push Living Wage figure up to €11.90

A research group says housing costs for a worker on the Living Wage increased by an average of 10.9 per cent across the country in the last year, while in Dublin rent now accounts for effectively half of a single person’s minimum living costs

Ryanair facing first Irish strike after pilot ballot

Ryanair facing first Irish strike after pilot ballot

The IALPA union says it is seeking an agreement that would govern how pilots are transferred between Ryanair’s bases and other related issues

Spines, branches and orbitals: Dublin's new bus proposals

Spines, branches and orbitals: Dublin's new bus proposals

The report published by the NTA proposes arranging services along seven cross-city ‘super-frequent spines’. There will also be a move to a new two-tier fare system and a new route numbering system

Growing pains: Central Bank warns of overheating pressures

Growing pains: Central Bank warns of overheating pressures

The regulator’s report echoes recent warnings that Ireland is reliant on a relatively small number of companies for a large chunk of its corporation tax revenue

Wetherspoon calls time on champagne over Brexit

Wetherspoon calls time on champagne over Brexit

Champagne is to be replaced with sparkling wines from Britain and Australia, while the chain will serve wheat beers from Britain and the US

Will it be America first in World Cup 2026 race?

Will it be America first in World Cup 2026 race?

A late entry from Morocco – and a tweet from Donald Trump - dashed hopes of a neat outcome, and football’s governing body today faces a contest which will be almost as fiercely fought as the 64 matches in the 2018 version

Which mortgages would be worst hit by a financial shock?

Which mortgages would be worst hit by a financial shock?

Research published by the Central Bank looked at how a fall in property prices, accompanied by higher interest rates and a rise in unemployment, would hit home loans

'Post-Brexit Vat costs could hammer importers'

'Post-Brexit Vat costs could hammer importers'

Two accountancy bodies believe a potential upfront Vat liability could be 'quite substantial' for some importers and could obliterate the cash reserves of a business

Hibernia boss sees 'silent Brexit' benefiting Dublin

Hibernia boss sees 'silent Brexit' benefiting Dublin

Kevin Nowlan’s comments came as Hibernia reported profits before tax of €107.1m for the year to the end of March

May feels the heat from both sides on Brexit

May feels the heat from both sides on Brexit

Barnier and Varadkar warn Britain on border backstop, as key Brexiteer Jacob Rees-Mogg calls for May to show more 'backbone'