Children who receive drones for Christmas will have to follow existing guidelines, the Irish Aviation Authority has said. Photograph: Getty Images

For kids who unwrap their Christmas presents to find brand new drones, safety may be the last thing on their minds.But that is exactly what the Irish (...)

It was the third time this year that vegetables and flowers forced flights to divert to Shannon after fire alarms went off

A fire alarm activated by vegetables forced the crew of a transatlantic passenger jet to declare an emergency and divert to Shannon Airport. It was th(...)

The HSE plans to build the new hospital facility on the grounds of St Ita’s Hospital in Portrane, north County Dublin, near the village of Donabate. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Councillors from north Dublin have voiced concerns over plans to build a new mental health hospital in the region.Fingal County Council discussed the (...)

Etihad’s engine change record It must be the association with Formula 1 racing that has speeded up Etihad Airways, as it has just broken the wor(...)

Judgments: key cases in brief

DPP did not have to give reasons for decision not to prosecute an alleged child pornographer Marques vs DPP (2014) IEHC 443 (High Court, Edwards J, Se(...)

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald visits  College Ireland Aviation Services (CIAS), in Weston Airport, Co Dublin, which was marking its first intake of 35 cadet pilots from the Gulf airline Etihad. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The Irish and British governments will shortly launch a joint visa programme enabling tourists and other visitors from outside the European Union to (...)

 Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary in the cockpit of the first of Ryanair’s new Boeing 737-800 NG aircraft which arrived from Seattle into Dublin Airport yesterday.  Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

Ryanair backed the aviation regulator’s plan for a 22 per cent cut in passenger charges at Dublin Airport as a row over the levy deepened yesterday.Th(...)

Dublin Airport: the Commission for Aviation Regulation is seeking a 22 per cent reduction in passenger charges. Photograph: Kate Geraghty

The State’s aviation watchdog has warned that it may not be able to license Dublin Airport if some proposals aimed at cutting charges go ahead as the(...)

Mr Justice Gerard Hogan

The chief instructor with the Irish Parachute Club, Paul McMahon, has won his High Court challenge against the Irish Aviation Authority’s decision to (...)

The unions’ claims are part of a campaign to prevent Norwegian Air International from getting a US permit that would allow it to fly from Europe to the US for as little as $150 one way

The Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) has countered efforts by US and European pilots’ unions to question its ability to regulate a Norwegian-owned bud(...)