An empty Terminal 1 at Dublin Airport in April last year. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Flights through the State’s air space collapsed to 1980s levels last year following travel bans imposed by governments to combat Covid-19, new figures(...)

Rose Hynes

Former Shannon Group chairwoman Rose Hynes is taking the same role at the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) on an interim basis. Minister for Transport (...)

’Local delivery by drone is a green technology and also an economically efficient way to provide services to rural communities and isolated individuals.’

Drone delivery start-up Manna Aero has become the first company to apply to the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) for a new drone operator approval. The(...)

Manna has raised further funds from investors, including Greenman.

Greenman Investments, a property investment firm and asset manager with its headquarters in Dublin, has made its first foray into the tech sector afte(...)

In September of this year, the IAA managed 38,172 flight movements, a decrease of 64.8 per cent on 2019, the committee was told. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The Irish aviation industry will “not exist” without urgent political action, the Oireachtas transport committee has been told. Quarantines must be r(...)

September flights in and out of Dublin Airport, the Republic’s biggest, fell 70%   to just 6,630

Flights in the Republic plummeted two-thirds to 38,170 last month as Covid-19 restrictions continued to take their toll on air travel, latest figures (...)

Diarmuid Ó Conghaile is currently chief executive of Ryanair Holdings subsidiary, Malta Air. Photograph: Ryanair

Senior Ryanair figure Diarmuid Ó Conghaile is set to become the State’s new air travel regulator from January as the Government moves to shake up supe(...)

The trial is aimed at ‘small baskets’, a market Tesco says will be worth £10 billion (€11 billion) in the UK in the coming years.  Photograph: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

Tesco has teamed up with drone delivery company Manna on a trial that will see grocery deliveries by drone to customers in Co Galway. The trial is se(...)

The Italian regulator warned that if the breaches continue, it would consider suspending Ryanair flights to and from Italy.  Photograph: EPA

Ryanair has clashed with Italy’s air travel regulators, who have threatened to ground the airline’s flights for breaches of Covid-19 safeguards. Enac(...)

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(...)

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