Commercial drone authorisation for Irish Cargo Airline ASL

ASL Airlines Ireland subsidiary, ASL Future Flight, has been awarded a Light UAS Aircraft Systems Operator Certificate (LUC) by the Irish Aviation Authority. The LUC...

Rose Hynes appointed chair of Irish Aviation Authority

The Minister for Transport, Eamon Ryan, T.D., has confirmed the appointment of Ms Rose Hynes as the Chairperson of the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA). Ms Hynes...

IAA appoints interim CEO for Aviation Regulator

The Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) has announced the appointment of Declan Fitzpatrick as Interim Chief Executive Officer for the Aviation Regulator. This appointment follows the...

Jet diverts to Shannon with ill passenger

A transatlantic jet diverted to Shannon this morning after the crew declared a medical emergency.

Drone pilot and operator training for Shannon

A memorandum of understanding to collaborate for EASA pilot and operator training and certification in Shannon has been signed by Spright and Avtrain.

Digital Skies cleared for take-off

A European consortium coordinated by Shannon-based Future Mobility Campus Ireland (FMCI) in Shannon has been approved by the EU to develop a ‘Digital Sky Demonstrator’, for aerial Unmanned Traffic Management (UTM) systems.

Transport Committee to visit airport and IAA

Members of the Joint Committee on Transport and Communications will visit Shannon Airport and the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) today for meetings with management and to tour the facilities.

Jet diverts to Shannon with ill passenger

A transatlantic jet has been forced to turn around over the Atlantic and divert to Shannon Airport after the crew reported they had an ill passenger on board.

Cargo jet diverts to Shannon with mechanical issue

A US-bound cargo jet turned around over the North Atlantic and diverted to Shannon Airport this morning after the crew reported a mechanical problem.