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A Royal Australian Air Force aircraft searches for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 in the southern Indian Ocean in 2014

The Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) has invested €30 million in a system that could potentially save lives by pinpointing an aircraft’s location anywhe(...)

The report revealed details of a legal battle between the IAA and its former chief executive Eamonn Brennan (pictured).

The State is to receive a dividend of €19.5 million from the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA), bringing the total amount it has paid to the exchequer ov(...)

A total of 112,005 flights were handled in Irish airspace last month, an increase of 4 per cent on the same month last year, the IAA said. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Despite the heatwave, Irish people are jetting off to even sunnier climes with record air traffic reported in June. The Irish Aviation Authority (IAA(...)

Photograph: iStock

Air traffic handled by the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) rose by 1.7per cent year on year in February, reaching more than 73,000 movements, new data (...)

Minister for  Transport, Tourism and Sport Shane Ross: has yet to formally approve the appointment of Peter Kearney. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The Minister for Transport Shane Ross has yet to approve the appointment of Peter Kearney as chief executive of air travel safety regulator, the Iris(...)

Eamonn Brennan, former chief of the Irish Aviation Authority. The IAA oversees traveller safety, regulates Ryanair and handles air traffic control. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Government is fond of trumpeting the success of its aviation policy, which it likes to claim is based on the idea that, rather than seeing the ind(...)

The biggest percentage gain was in Dublin airport, where 6 per cent more commercial flights took off per day on average.

Some 518 commercial flights took off each day from Dublin airport in January with Shannon and Cork airport closely aligned in terms of traffic. Figu(...)

Currently crew piloting craft in remote areas give their position by radio to air navigation authorities, but there is no “visual” or radar contact confirming this information or giving precise locations

Safety watchdog the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) is a step closer to launching a global aircraft tracking system that it is developing with satellit(...)

Crew on an Australian defence vessel search for the missing Malaysian Airlines flight: the new Alert system can pinpoint the location of craft even in remote areas. Photograph: Reuters

The Republic’s aviation regulator will operate a new global aircraft-tracking system designed to solve disappearances such as the Malaysian Airlines (...)