The ARJ-21 was cleared to fly in China at the end of 2014

China has been one of the biggest buyers of Airbus and Boeing aircraft for many years but, just like in the auto or smartphone industries, the priorit(...)

CityJet  company has placed a firm order for 15 craft with an option for a further 10.

Irish airline CityJet is set to sign a €900 million deal for up to 25 new Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ 100) aircraft as it moves ahead with plans to ren(...)

DJI’s mid-range ‘Inspire’ drone which retails for about €3,500: While drones have not yet manifested themselves in large numbers at public events, it may only be a matter of time

It’s Saturday afternoon at the Aviva. As Ireland and Wales emerge on the sun-bleached pitch to see out this Six Nations Championship, the crowd ris(...)

An Airbus A400M military plane. An investigation into the fatal crash of an A400M  near Seville in Spain last month is looking into whether missing data was behind the failure of three of the plane’s engines. File photograph: Marcelo del Pozo/Reuters

A tiny piece of data needed to run the West’s largest turboprop engines is said to be at the centre of a complex chain of events under scrutiny follow(...)

Audits of Germany’s regulator by European Aviation Safety Agency occur several times a year. Photograph: Patrik Stollarz/AFP/Getty Images

Europe’s air safety regulator said it found more than 10 incidents in recent years in which Germany appeared lax in following aviation medical require(...)

 Aer Lingus: its manual states that if one cockpit crew member needs to leave the cockpit, a cabin crew member is required to stay in the cockpit with the door closed until they return.  Photographer: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

Irish airlines Aer Lingus and Ryanair require two people to be in the cockpit at all times for the last number of years, while European regulations do(...)

Most drones in Ireland are used for ariel survey, photography and film. Photograph: Reuters

The Irish Aviation Authority has issued permits to 22 operators to use drones or remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS) in the Republic.The RPAS sa(...)

Investigators at the scene of the Manx2 air crash, at Cork Airport in 2011. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Both the families of those who were killed and the survivors of the Manx2 crash at Cork Airport have called on the various regulatory bodies to implem(...)

Wreckage is removed from the scene of the Manx2 air crash at Cork Airport in 2011. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

A report into an airplane crash which claimed the lives of six people at Cork Airport in 2011 has identified poor operational decisions by the crew in(...)

Pilot exhaustion made the headlines this week when a newspaper reported two pilots on a British long-haul flight fell asleep in the cockpit, leaving the packed jet travelling unsupervised on autopilot

More than half of British airline pilots say they have fallen asleep in the cockpit, a survey says, ahead of an EU vote on flying hours, which a pilot(...)

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