An RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft, similar to the drone shot down over the Strait of Hormuz by an Iranian surface-to-air missile overnight on Wednesday. Photograph:AFP/Getty Images

Some global airlines are re-routing flights to avoid Iran-controlled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman, they said on Friday, after t(...)

Industry analysts are not ruling out the possibility of global aviation giants Airbus or Boeing making a bid for Bombardier Belfast. Photograph: Getty

A Chinese aviation group which owns a major Northern Ireland manufacturing company has emerged as a potential front runner to buy Bombardier Belfast. (...)

 Local policemen petrol near coastal line at Konark in Puri district on the eve of cyclone Fani’s landfall in Odisha coast, India. Photograph: EPA/STR

India has accelerated efforts to evacuate more than a million people along its northeast coastline as a cyclone intensifies ahead of landfall on Frida(...)

Boeing chief executive Dennis Muilenburg speaks during a news conference at the annual shareholder meeting in Chicago, Illinois. Photograph: Jim Young REUTERS

Boeing said an alert for angle-of-attack (AOA) sensors on its 737 MAX jets was “not activated as intended” for some customers, responding to reports i(...)

One of the strongest performances on Dublin’s Iseq was from Applegreen, the forecourts retailer that is targeting further international expansion

European shares hit their highest in half a year on Tuesday, buoyed by autos and insurance stocks and gains among export-heavy London stocks as Brexit(...)

Boeing said it invited more than 200 global airline pilots, technical leaders and regulators for an information session on Wednesday as it looks to re(...)

A SilkAir Boeing 737 Max 8 plane (behind) sits on the tarmac near a hangar after suspended operations for all Boeing 737 Max 8 planes at Changi Airport in Singapore. Photograph: Edgar Su/Reuters

The UK’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has issued instructions to stop any Boeing 737 Max 8 commercial passenger flights arriving, departing or overf(...)

Teatree Bay, Noosa national park

I’m standing ankle-deep in warm waters, just off Lady Elliot Island at the southern-most tip of the Great Barrier Reef, gingerly holding a sea cucumbe(...)

The A320 is a narrow-body, twin-engined craft most frequently used on short- and medium-length journeys. Photograph: Getty Images

Irish aircraft financier Avolon is leasing 15 Airbus A320 neos to Indian airline Vistara. The news came as Avolon also announced that its first secu(...)

 Bel, a 13-year-old Koala, is seen at the Koala enclosure at Cleland Wildlife Park in Adelaide, south Australia. Photograph: David Mariuz/EPA

Five southern koalas have arrived at their new home in England after flying 16,000 km (10,000 miles) from Australia. The iconic marsupials travelled (...)

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