Dublin airport. The move by Norwegian, which uses the Max 8 on its transatlantic routes from Dublin and Shannon airports, meant its flights out of Dublin to Providence, Rhode Island, and Newburgh, New York, were cancelled, discommoding as many as 384 passengers

Up to 384 travellers were unable to fly to Dublin airport from the US on Tuesday night after their flights were cancelled amid global concerns surroun(...)

A Norwegian Boeing 737 Max 8. Photograph: David Creedon/Anzenberger

Irish travellers will face disruption as a result of the Irish Aviation Authority’s decision and that of Norwegian Air to ground all Boeing 737 Max fl(...)

Lahinch native Micheál Ryan, who worked for the United Nations world food programme, was among those killed in the crash outside Addis Ababa. Photograph: Facebook

The model of Boeing aircraft involved in two fatal crashes in the last five months, including Sunday’s Ethiopian Airlines disaster, will continue ser(...)

A no drone zone sign is pictured on the perimeter fence of the Dublin Airport airfield after  the temporary suspension of operations at the airport following a drone sighting on Thursday. Photograph: Nial Carson/PA Wire

A Garda investigation is underway after a drone sighting at Dublin Airport forced the suspension of all flights for a brief period on Thursday. The d(...)

Prospective pilots require a range of aptitude and skills possessed by only a small cohort of interested applicants. Photograph: iStock

My daughter is sitting the Leaving Cert in June and has hear heart set on becoming a pilot. I worry about how tough it is to qualify and what will hap(...)

‘You can bet the house’ that Peter Casey, pictured, will run for the European Parliament, and the Dáil, according to his friend Senator Gerard Craughwell. Photo Nick Bradshaw

He hasn’t gone away, you know. Peter Casey, the initial no-hoper who confounded commentators and critics by coming a strong second to Michael D Higgi(...)

A ‘fresh detailed risk assessment’ of threats to Irish airports, including the possibility of drone incursions, is to be carried out. Photograph: Michel Comte/AFP/Getty Images.

A “fresh detailed risk assessment” of threats to Irish airports, including the possibility of drone incursions, is to be carried out following severe (...)

Terminal 2 at Dublin Airport. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Two aeroplanes full of passengers nearly collided at Dublin Airport as they were not on the same transmission frequency, an investigation has found. (...)

The potential threat to Irish airports from drones will be discussed by officials at a specially convened meeting on Thursday.  File photograph: Peter Nicholls/Reuters

The potential threat to Irish airports from drones will be discussed by officials at a specially convened meeting on Thursday, following recent disrup(...)

Drones are an obvious threat to passenger aircraft because of the damage they could do to engines. File photograph: Carlo Allegri/Reuters

There has been nothing like the Gatwick experience involving drones around Irish airports but, as with other countries around the world, increasing us(...)

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