A briefing note to staff said the cost containment measures are in place due to the ‘collapse’ in the company’s revenues

Staff at the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) are to deliver €2 million in savings over the next four months as the agency deals with a “collapse” in it(...)

The IAA said 18,290 flights were handled by air traffic controllers here last month, barely a fifth of the figure recorded in the same month last year. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) has reported an 83 per cent drop in flights handled by its air traffic controllers as a result of travel restrictio(...)

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(...)

Ireland’s biggest airport, Dublin, recorded just 2,067 flights during April, an 89.98 per cent decrease on the same month last year. Photograph: PA

New figures confirm that commercial Irish air travel collapsed by 90 per cent last month as Covid-19 restrictions gripped aviation. Safety regulator (...)

Published figures indicate that Ryanair is paying €180 a day to keep each of 33 craft parked in Dublin Airport. Photograph: iStock

Ryanair is demanding that Dublin Airport axe parking charges on aircraft grounded there by the Covid-19 crisis. Published figures indicate that the a(...)

 Aer Lingus pilot  Captain Padraig Higgins: awarded damages for defamation, File Photoraph: Collins Courts

A €387,000 defamation award by a jury to an Aer Lingus pilot was “wholly disproportionate” and should be set aside, the Court of Appeal has been told.(...)

Empty transport hubs at Dublin Airport during the coronavirus crisis. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times.

The global commercial aviation industry has virtually collapsed in the past eight weeks as coronavirus has swept across Europe and the Americas. In Ir(...)

Sweeping travel restrictions aimed at containing the spread of Covid-19 have virtually grounded airlines’ passenger operations across Europe and North America.

Shannon Airport fears that it will have to lay off workers if it does not qualify for the Government’s Covid-19 job support scheme. The State-owned c(...)

 The IAA is  funded by the airlines that use its air traffic control and safety service

Covid-19 is having a “severe impact” on the Irish Aviation Authority’s (IAA) €200 million a year revenues, the air travel safety watchdog has confirme(...)

Manna founder and chief executive Bobby Healy

Irish drone delivery start-up Manna, which has been frustrated in its efforts to pilot a takeaway food delivery service by the coronavirus crisis, is (...)

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