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The Air Corps will perform a fly past over Dublin at 3pm. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Minister for Justice Helen McEntee has paid tribute to Detective Garda Colm Horkan who was shot dead in Castlerea, Co Roscommon in June as she laid a (...)

A demonstration against the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody that was held in New York on June 2nd, and monitored by government drones, helicopters and aircraft. Photograph: Juan Arredondo/New York Times

The Department of Homeland Security deployed helicopters, aircraft and drones over 15 cities where demonstrators gathered to protest the death of Geor(...)

An Air Corp AW139 helicopter. The fleet will not be grounded as it not is believed the incident was  due to a ‘significant mechanical defect’. File photograph: Aidan Crawley

The Irish Air Corps has said it will not ground its fleet of six Agusta Westland AW139 helicopters after the door of one fell off mid-flight on Thursd(...)

Attendees at the rally called on the Government to improve pay and conditions for members of the Defence Forces. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

The Government must address the crisis in the Defence Forces which has now reached the point where its effectiveness is so broken that it can no longe(...)

A drone captures images of a gorse fire in Sandyford, Dublin. Screen grab: Dublin Fire Brigade video

A break in the weather could be on the horizon by this time next week but rain is by no means certain, Met Éireann has said. “We are going to see ver(...)

AirAsia X topped Rome2rio’s top 10 list of air carriers rated according to lowest cost per kilometre travelled. Photograph: Charles Platiau/Reuters

You may think that Ryanair would lead the world as the lowest-cost carrier, but that’s not so. The cheapest airline is, in fact, Air Asia with a rate (...)

IAG chief executive Willie Walsh. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Aer Lingus’s parent, International Airlines Group (IAG), is in exclusive talks to buy Niki, Air Berlin’s insolvent Austrian airline, a source said, af(...)

A Lufthansa airliner parks next to the Air Berlin aircraft at Tegel airport in Berlin, Germany. Photograph: Hannibal Hanschke/Reuters

Lufthansa reinforced its position as Germany’s largest airline on Thursday by signing a €210 million deal to buy large parts of insolvent Air Berlin. (...)

EasyJet will be keen to fill the vacuum left by Monarch at locations including Luton and London’s Gatwick airport. Photograph: Philippe Huguen/AFP/Getty Images

EasyJet Plc is counting on the failure of three rival carriers to help accelerate its expansion into major European markets, bringing a silver lining (...)

Fritz Joussen, chief executive of TUI AG. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

TUI AG wants to safeguard the jobs of 700 of its employees who work aircraft leased to ailing Air Berlin and isn’t interested in rescuing the insolven(...)

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