International Air Transport Association chief executive Alexandre de Juniac  during a press conference in Seoul, South Korea, after the opening  of the annual IATA general meeting. Photograph: Getty Images

Airlines urged regulators on Sunday to co-ordinate on software changes to the Boeing 737 Max in a bid to avoid damaging splits over safety seen when t(...)

Lahinch native Micheál Ryan, who worked for the United Nations world food programme, was among those killed in the crash outside Addis Ababa. Photograph: Facebook

The model of Boeing aircraft involved in two fatal crashes in the last five months, including Sunday’s Ethiopian Airlines disaster, will continue ser(...)

Prospective pilots require a range of aptitude and skills possessed by only a small cohort of interested applicants. Photograph: iStock

My daughter is sitting the Leaving Cert in June and has hear heart set on becoming a pilot. I worry about how tough it is to qualify and what will hap(...)

File photograph of a crane moving part of the wreckage from the helicopter crash at Leicester City Football Club. File photograph: Aaron Chown/PA Wire

The helicopter involved in a crash which killed the owner of Leicester City lost control after the pilot’s pedals became disconnected from the tail ro(...)

The Irish Aviation Authority confirmed that it is seeing a growing number of applications for aircraft engineers’ licences. Photograph: Alan Betson

UK-based aircraft maintenance engineers are rushing to register with the Republic’s air travel safety watchdog as they fear a no-deal Brexit could hit(...)

Ryanair crew waits as passengers disembark at Brussels South Charleroi Airport: If the UK crashed out of the EU without a deal, it would fall out of Open Skies. Photograph: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP

A “no-deal” Brexit will squeeze airlines’ cashflows, hitting Irish carriers such as Ryanair and Norwegian Air, ratings agency Moody’s warns. Flights (...)

A report into civil search and rescue flights has found a ‘disconnect’ between agencies with regards to whois responsible for safety and legal oversight. Photograph: The Irish Times

The Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) should be “formally and clearly” assigned responsibility for legal and safety oversight of civil search and rescue (...)

The breach at British Airways came at the height of the summer season. Photograph: AFP

British Airways has disclosed that for two weeks from August 21st, hackers stole customer data from its website and mobile app. BA said the stolen inf(...)

Minister  Ross: regretted “that a sensitive and confidential report” which he had “commissioned on foot of an interim recommendation from the AAIU had been leaked”. Photograph:  Gareth Chaney Collins

Minister for Transport Shane Ross has pledged to implement the findings of an independent review which is believed to have identified “confusion” and (...)

Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg: “Trading with the EU on WTO terms would work well for the UK and allows us to achieve Brexit sooner.” Photograph: PA Wire

Brexiters see the World Trade Organisation as their best hope for a clean break from the European Union. Maybe it is. But it’s not a very good one. (...)

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