An Etihad Airways jet at John F Kennedy International Airport in New York.  Passengers travelling to the US from 10 airports in eight Muslim-majority countries will be prohibited from bringing large electronic devices on board. Photograph: Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images

Airline passengers travelling to the US and UK from a number of Middle Eastern and north African countries have been barred from carrying large electr(...)

Bjorn Kjos: Norwegian Air Shuttle chief executive says transatlantic flights should on average cost about $300 to $350 (€285 to €332) return from Dublin and Cork.

Dublin Airport is likely to get the majority of cheap US flights when Norwegian Air International announces details of its transatlantic services on (...)

Norwegian Air International will fly from Cork and Shannon to secondary airports in the US, and prices could be as low as €59.  Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

It is beginning to look like there is no going back for Norwegian Air International’s plans to fly from Cork and Shannon to the US. Over the weekend, (...)

 Harrison Ford: ‘Was that airliner meant to be underneath me?’. Photograph: Jean-Paul Pelissier/Reuters

Harrison Ford, the actor known for his portrayal of a cocky smuggler and spacecraft pilot in the Star Wars movies, mistakenly flew a private plane ove(...)

Amazon’s Prime Air drone

A group of schoolchildren and a local newspaper, the Cambridge News, were given an exclusive tour of Amazon’s Prime Air drone delivery laboratory in C(...)

Media reports claim a Samsung Note 7 device caught fire on a Southwest Airlines plane that was about to take off from Louisville, Kentucky. Photograph: Jannis Mattar/EPA

A replacement model of the fire-prone Samsung Note 7 smartphone began smoking inside a US plane on Wednesday, the family that owns it said, prompting (...)

Eamonn Brennan, chief executive of the Irish Aviation Authority, pictured in the Air Traffic Control Tower at Dublin Airport. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

One Friday last month, 2,200 aircraft flew through Irish airspace, while another 730 took off from and landed at the Republic’s airports. That’s almos(...)

Stranded passengers:  air traffic control strikes are costly. Photograph:  EPA/ANDREU DALMAU

Strikes by air traffic controllers cost EU €9.5bn A study commissioned by the representative group Airlines4Europe has estimated the cost of air traf(...)

David McWilliams, economist, Aer Lingus chief executive Stephen Kavanagh, AerCap chief executive Aengus Kelly, Kevin Toland, DAA chief executive, Eamonn Brennan, chief executive of the Irish Aviation Authority and Conor McCarthy, chief executive, Dublin Aerospace, at a discussion in the RDS ahead of the IATA AGM 2016 World Air Transport Summit . Photograph: Maxwells

Washington could license Irish-based Norwegian Air International to fly to the US within weeks, paving the way for services connecting Cork and Shanno(...)

Bjorn Kjos, CEO of Norwegian Air Shuttle of which Norwegian Air International is a subsidiary: US unions such as the Southwest Airlines Pilots’ Association  claim Norwegian Air International will hire cheap labour in Ireland, undermining  employment standards and safety

The Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) says claims by US pilots’ unions that a Dublin-based airline’s work practices could compromise safety are “false an(...)

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