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Cold day in Moscow: Aeroflot’s passengers planes parked at Sheremetyevo airport, outside the Russian capital. Photograph: Pavel Golovkin/AP

Image of the week: Aero-flop It is fair to say that Aeroflot has flown through a great deal of turbulence during its 99-year history. Now it’s barely(...)

A British Airways passenger plane struggles with the high winds on approach to Heathrow Airport on February 18th, 2022 in Longford, England. Photograph: Leon Neal/Getty Images

An Atlantic storm battered northwestern European on Friday with record winds of up to 196km/h (122 miles per hour), killing at least nine people, knoc(...)

Aer Rianta International will manage duty-free and duty-paid shops in eight Portuguese airports

State-owned Aer Rianta International (ARI) will run retailing in Lisbon, Faro and six other Portuguese airports in a deal announced on Thursday. ANA(...)

The US airline flies once daily between Irish capital and Newark at the moment. Photograph: iStock

United Airlines will boost flights from Dublin Airport to Newark in New Jersey to twice a day from next year as part of the US carrier’s biggest ever (...)

The RNLI Lifeboat crew members under Coxswain Sean O Farrell after they arrived back to base in Courtmacsherry.

A lone sailor was recovering in West Cork in Tuesday evening after being rescued by the RNLI when he suffered a sail blowout and engine failure while (...)

Swimmers playing in the Weir at Lucan during blazing sunshine. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The highest temperature of the year to date has been recorded with 27.5 degrees reached at Mount Dillon in Co Roscommon on Friday afternoon. In Nort(...)

Feted in Derry on his way to Chicago in 1933: Italian aviator and politician Count Italo Balbo (1896-1940). Photograph: Topical Press Agency/Getty

At about noon on a fine July day in 1933, an armada of 24 impressive seaplanes splashed down on the waters of Lough Foyle. They were under the command(...)

Bernard Montgomery: the future field marshal served as a brigade major tasked with subduing Cork, a place that had become the crucible of the War of Independence

In January 1921, an ambitious British army officer arrived in Cork with a view to subduing a place that had become the crucible of the War of Independ(...)

Preparing for an election, Washington DC-style. Photograph: Stefani Reynolds/Bloomberg

Image of the week: Boarded-up America In a sign that the US was, in the parlance of internet sarcasm, having a normal one, boards were hastily nailed(...)

Collette Furey: ‘I have always been intrigued by cold and remote places.’

Many teachers enjoy enlightening their students about different countries and cultures around the world, and while some draw on their own experience, (...)

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