Aircraft refurbishment specialist UJet has merged with a US company and plans to create 28 jobs in Shannon over the next two years. Photograph: iStock

An Irish aircraft refurbishment specialist has merged with a US company to expand its business operation near Shannon Airport. The company that prev(...)

The aviation industry is forecasting a global shortage of more than 600,000 maintenance engineers over the next 10 years.

A Shannon-based aviation training institute which has grown out of the firm formerly known as Tranaero, has announced plans to train more than 2,000 a(...)

Eoin Corbett: ‘I prefer to learn by doing than by sitting down with a book’

The drums are banging loudly for college. Trinity is the best university in Ireland and everyone should aspire to attend third-level. Students might o(...)

The first intake of new insurance practitioner apprentices at IT Sligo. Photograph: James Connolly

Jack is 14. He’s a straight-A student. He excels at science but he’s also very good at English and PE. His parents would like him to go to university(...)

Gold medal winner in restaurant service  Alina Sile with  mentor Ray Cullen from Waterford Institute of Technology

A group of Ireland’s top young apprentices gave up their summers to train for the WorldSkills Competition in Sao Paulo, Brazil, last week, and it paid(...)

 Transaero Engineering Ireland launched in 2012 – pictured at the launch were  executives Alexander Krinichanskiy, Joseph Millar and William McGonagle

Former Siteserv executive Patrick Jordan has bought aircraft maintenance specialist Atlantic Aviation Group out of High Court protection in a €2.5 mil(...)