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A Boeing 707 cargo plane that crashed into a residential complex near the Iranian capital Tehran. Photograph: Hasan Shirvani/AFP/Getty Images

A decades-old Iranian Boeing 707 military cargo plane has crashed while trying to land west of Iran’s capital, killing 15 people on board and leaving (...)

Terminal 2 at Dublin Airport. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Two aeroplanes full of passengers nearly collided at Dublin Airport as they were not on the same transmission frequency, an investigation has found. (...)

Repainting Aer Lingus’s 50-odd aircraft would be the most expensive element of the airline’s rebranding exercise. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Aer Lingus plans a rebrand this year that is likely to cost the Irish airline less than €2 million. The Irish carrier, which is part of the Willie Wa(...)

Shares in Airbus fell 4.4 per cent after Le Monde reported the United States had opened an investigation into allegations of corruption. Photograph: Reuters

The Iseq overall index of Irish shares dropped to a fresh 2½-year low on Thursday as markets sold off globally while investors digested the US Federal(...)

Le Monde newspaper has reported that Airbus was told at the end of the summer about the investigation by the US department of justice. File photograph:  Regis Duvignau/Reuters

Shares in Airbus, the European aerospace and defence group, fell more than 6 per cent on Thursday morning following a report in France’s Le Monde news(...)

Kate O’Connell  with  Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, John Higgins, president and chief commercial officer of Avolon, and Dómhnal Slattery, chief executive of Avolon,  at the  opening of the company’s  global headquarters. Photograph: Robbie Reynolds

Irish aircraft lessor Avolon has agreed to sell 49 jets used for regional travel to UK aircraft leasing group Falko. The aircraft in question are cu(...)

Oil prices tumbled after reports of swelling inventories and forecasts of record US and Russian output hitting a market that may see weaker demand if global growth deteriorates. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

European shares lost further ground on Tuesday as concerns over slowing global economic growth mounted, while an oversupply of oil rattled investors. (...)

The first electric flight across the English Channel took place three years ago, in an Airbus E-Fan prototype aircraft.

That electric power is coming, on a mass scale, to motoring is pretty much now taken for granted. Battery and electric motor technology has advanced i(...)

Brazilian airline Gol will lease 11 Boeing aircraft from Irish aviation financier Avolon from next year

Brazilian airline Gol will lease 11 Boeing aircraft from Irish aviation financier Avolon from next year. Avolon said on Monday that it has agreed to (...)

Aircraft A320 order reflects Avolon’s ambition, says its chief executive Dómhnal Slattery. Photograph: Jason Clarke

Avolon, the aviation leasing company based in Dublin, has ordered 100 Airbus aircraft from the A320neo family valued at $11.5 billion (€10.1 billion) (...)

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