Ryanair dismissed official British department for transport Covid guidance as ‘rubbish’. Photograph:   Niall Carson/PA Wire

Ryanair has rejected claims from the British consumer watchdog Which? that it is putting profits above passenger safety and flouting aviation safety g(...)

The IAA regulates aviation safety, controls air traffic and aids aircraft in navigating through Irish and north Atlantic air space. Photograph: Getty Images

A spike in demand for pilot and aircraft engineer licences put pressure on resources at air travel regulators last year, according to a government-com(...)

One of the Russian Tupolev TU-95 Bear bombers that entered international airspace controlled by the Irish Aviation Authority off Ireland’s west coast.

Russia is flying bombers into Irish-controlled airspace to test response times by the RAF and other Nato airforces and to “map” radar coverage, accord(...)

‘Air travel is a small – but growing, and significant – part of international greenhouse gas emissions.’ Image: Getty Images/iStock

Beef is cancelled. Well, on many Virgin flights, anyway. Earlier this year, Richard Branson – whose company is about to charge people $250,000 (€228,(...)

Bus Éireann: The Government is to spend an extra €384 million on boosting rural transport. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The Government will spend an extra €384 million on new trams, rail cars, roads and other measures to boost transport next year. Minister for Finance,(...)

Most complaints are made by people living on Dublin’s northside in areas located on or close to flight paths, including The Ward, Portmarnock and St Margaret’s. Photograph: Getty Images

A number of repeat objectors are responsible for an almost-tenfold increase in complaints about noise from aircraft using Dublin Airport in the first (...)

A return trip from Europe to Australia generates about 4.5 tonnes of carbon. Photograph: Tim Shaffer/Reuters

International aviation carbon emission could grow seven-fold over the next 30 years despite climate change concerns, according to International Civil (...)

A state of urgency was declared on a flight from Cardiff to Dublin when a burning smell was detected last year, according to a report from the Air Accident Investigation Unit (AAIU). Image: iStock.

A state of urgency was declared on a flight from Cardiff to Dublin when a burning smell was detected last year, according to a report from the Air Acc(...)

Debris from Rescue 116 is taken from a trawler at Blacksod pier in Co Mayo. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

State agencies have failed to ensure independent oversight of air-sea search-and-rescue operations, according to an interim statement on an Irish Coas(...)

Rescue 116: the Sikorsky S-92 search-and-rescue helicopter that crashed. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The Irish Aviation Authority has asked search-and-rescue and other pilots to help correct the aeronautical charts they use. Lighthouses in the wrong l(...)

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