Irish Coast Guard to host major exercise off Clare coast

The Irish Coast Guard will lead a maritime response exercise along with other agencies in Galway Bay off the Clare coast today (Wednesday 17th...

Skyports obtains Light UAS Operator Certificate

Skyports, the world-leading operator of cargo drone deliveries and advanced air mobility (AAM) infrastructure, has obtained a Light UAS Operator Certificate from the Irish Aviation Authority, permitting the self-authorisation of Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) drone flights. This is the first such certificate issued by an EU regulator.

IAA celebrates 10 years of COOPANS alliance

Ireland’s ATC (Air Traffic Control) provider, the IAA is today celebrating 10 years of savings and innovation for airlines through its COOPANS alliance.

IAA’s Aireon service awarded Global Safety Achievement Award

The Irish Aviation Authority’s Aireon ALERT® service has been awarded the CANSO Global Safety Achievement Award 2020 (GASS) for its significant contribution to reducing aviation risk in the past 12 months. The award recognises excellence in air traffic management (ATM) safety.

Tulla students owed thousands from cancelled Ryanair flight

While a war of words wages between Ryanair and the Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) over flight refunds, school students in Tulla have been left out of pocket by thousands of euro since last May.

Boeing 737 MAX can fly in Irish airspace again

The Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) Aviation Regulator has today confirmed it is now in a position to lift the suspension of operations of the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft into and out of Irish airspace.

Rose Hynes named interim Chair of IAA board

Minister for Transport Mr Eamon Ryan, T.D. has announced the appointment of Ms. Rose Hynes as Board Chair of the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA), on an interim basis.

‘Know new drone safety rules” – IAA

Drone owners must be aware of their responsibilities and ensure they operate their drone within safety rules at all times.

Report into Bellharbour paramotor crash released

The Air Accident Investigation Unit (AAIU) has issued its final report into an incident involving a paramotor that crashed in north Clare last year.