The Air France flight had been on route from Paris to Chicago when it landed at Shannon. Photograph: iStock

A transatlantic jet was forced to divert to Shannon Airport on Sunday after a “suspicious” phone was found on board. Air France flight AF-136 was tra(...)

A Royal Australian Air Force aircraft searches for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 in the southern Indian Ocean in 2014

The Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) has invested €30 million in a system that could potentially save lives by pinpointing an aircraft’s location anywhe(...)

A total of 112,005 flights were handled in Irish airspace last month, an increase of 4 per cent on the same month last year, the IAA said. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Despite the heatwave, Irish people are jetting off to even sunnier climes with record air traffic reported in June. The Irish Aviation Authority (IAA(...)

Members of the Garda technical team are seen during the examination of an Aer Lingus flight at Cork Airport on which a man (24) died. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Gardaí investigating the death of a 24-year-old man who collapsed on board an Aer Lingus flight are hoping a postmortem on Monday will establish how h(...)

A man has died after two passengers  had heart attacks while travelling on  Alitalia flight AZ-610  en route from Fiumicino in Rome to JFK Airport in New York. File photograph: Alessia Pierdomenico/Bloomberg

A man died on board a transatlantic flight this evening while a second passenger, also believed to have suffered a heart attack, is recovering (...)