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US aviation unions accuse Norwegian Air of using its Irish subsidiary as a flag of convenience to hire pilots and crews cheaply from agencies.

US legislators want to ban so-called “flag of convenience” airlines in a move one says was prompted by Irish-registered Norwegian Air International’s (...)

the four consultants criticised the poor condition of the mortuary facilities , saying dead bodies had been left lying on trolleys at the hospital, leaking bodily fluids onto corridors and making closed-coffin funerals unavoidable in some cases. Photograph: Patrick Browne/The Irish Times

The Irish Hospital Consultants Association (IHCA) has defended the four pathologists who highlighted concerns about the mortuary facilities at Univers(...)

Grounded: Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 Max aircraft on the tarmac in Arizona. Photograph: Ralph Freso/Getty

Leadership teams across the commercial aviation industry, including airlines, leasing companies and manufacturers, treat safety as a number one priori(...)

The cockpit of a  Boeing  737 Max 8.  Boeing  has  provided American airlines’ pilots with basic information about MCAS, but it has not updated the official manual with a full explanation about how it works. Photograph: Dimas Ardian/Bloomberg

Weeks after a deadly crash involving a Boeing plane in October, company officials met separately with pilot unions at Southwest Airlines and American (...)

An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft. Photograph: EPA/STR

Ireland’s main aircraft lessors have had at least 224 Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft delivered or are on order, figures compiled by The Irish Times show. (...)

The unprecedented frequency and intensity of recent fires, as we have seen recently in California, is causing “abrupt, dramatic change”, Falk says. Photograph: Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images

“Climate change is a game-changer for ecological restoration. We are having to restore into a world that does not yet exist,” according to leading res(...)

North Carolina governor, Roy Cooper: ‘To those in the storm’s path, if you can hear me, please stay sheltered in place’ Photograph: EPA/Jim Lo Scalzo

Thousands of people were without power and hundreds had to be rescued on Friday as Hurricane Florence made landfall on the east coast of the United St(...)

Inside Ryanair flight FR7213 after the oxygen masks dropped. Photograph: Conor Brennan

Humans cannot survive long at the heights reached during flights, because the air is so thin, and so aircraft cabins are artificially maintained (...)

IAG, which also owns British Airways, Aer Lingus, Iberia and Vueling, said total passenger numbers grew by 2.6 per cent in May to 9.1 million. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty

Monday Indicators: US consumer inflation expectations (May) Meetings: Intraprenuers Squad event on workplace innovation (Bank of Ireland Workbench, (...)

Helen McAlinden at home in  Blackrock, Co Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson

Fashion designer Helen McAlinden thinks her pared-back sense of style, the trademark of her eponymous label, “evolved most probably as an antidote to(...)

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