Clare-based aircraft tracking system gives rescuers world-wide coverage

A new world-wide satellite-based tracking system that will allow emergency services locate a crashed aircraft has been launched in Co Clare.

VIDEO: 24 hours in Irish airspace

The Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) has released this impressive video which documents 24 hours in Irish airspace.

Air traffic at Shannon increased in February

Shannon Airport saw a 7.7% increase in commercial flights last month, compared to the same period in 2016, while Dublin and Cork airports experienced decreases.

5.6% increase in Shannon traffic in January

Shannon Airport enjoyed a 5.6% increase in traffic last month compared with the same period last year.

Measures to prevent drone use near airports

New proposals from the European Parliament aim to put an end to incidents involving lightweight drones and passenger aircraft.

Testing of innovative new system completed

Aireon has announced the successful completion of a service delivery point Site Acceptance Test (SAT) with the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA).

IAA issues warning over faulty Samsung device

The Irish Aviation Authority has issue advice to passengers following the recent serious incidents involving a Samsung smart phone. The IAA, the authority responsible for...

Remote air traffic control trial continues

Air Traffic Control (ATC) at Shannon and Cork Airports could, in the future, be management from a remote centre at Dublin Airport.

“Robust growth” at Shannon Airport in May

Shannon Airport a saw "robust growth" in May with traffic up 4.8%.