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#Irish Aviation Authority

# irish-aviation-authority - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

US says 'no basis' to ban Boeing 737 Max jets despite Ireland and rest of EU grounding planes
# Safety Fears
# Safety Fears

US says 'no basis' to ban Boeing 737 Max jets despite Ireland and rest of EU grounding planes

Mar 13th 2019, 7:35 AM 16,748 Views 38 Comments

Two deadly crashes involving the model of plane have happened in the past five months.

Explainer: Why are aviation officials grounding the Boeing 737 Max across Europe?
# Grounded
# Grounded

Explainer: Why are aviation officials grounding the Boeing 737 Max across Europe?

Mar 13th 2019, 12:05 AM 22,804 Views 16 Comments

Authorities around the world have grounded the Boeing Max 737 following a crash on Sunday.

# irish-aviation-authority - Saturday 24 November, 2018

Knock-on delays at Dublin Airport after radar system fault
# Ground Control
# Ground Control

Knock-on delays at Dublin Airport after radar system fault

Updated Nov 24th 2018, 9:50 AM 73,614 Views 33 Comments

Flights going in and out of Dublin Airport were suspended for approximately an hour.

# irish-aviation-authority - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

'Simple software issue' most likely the cause of last night's Irish airspace closure
# Grounded
# Grounded

'Simple software issue' most likely the cause of last night's Irish airspace closure

Updated Oct 3rd 2018, 5:16 PM 21,142 Views 34 Comments

Air travel over much of Ireland was suspended for around two hours during a “systems failure” last night.

# irish-aviation-authority - Friday 21 September, 2018

'Confusion and conflicts of interest' found among agencies who oversee Irish search and rescue operations
# Rescue 116
# Rescue 116

'Confusion and conflicts of interest' found among agencies who oversee Irish search and rescue operations

Sep 21st 2018, 1:13 PM 11,661 Views 10 Comments

The review was commissioned following the fatal crash of Rescue 116 last year.

# irish-aviation-authority - Friday 6 July, 2018

'Severe safety risk': Public warned not to fly drones above wildfires
# Danger Danger
# Danger Danger

'Severe safety risk': Public warned not to fly drones above wildfires

Jul 6th 2018, 12:47 PM 10,380 Views 12 Comments

Yesterday marked the sixth consecutive day that the Defence Forces deployed the Air Corps to assist firefighting operations.

# irish-aviation-authority - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

Did you get a drone for Christmas? Here's everything you need to know before flying it
# Be Careful
# Be Careful

Did you get a drone for Christmas? Here's everything you need to know before flying it

Dec 26th 2017, 1:06 PM 40,548 Views 31 Comments

There are a few essential things you need to before you fly your drone.

# irish-aviation-authority - Sunday 24 December, 2017

Just one prosecution over illegal drone use since regulations introduced
# Flying High
# Flying High

Just one prosecution over illegal drone use since regulations introduced

Dec 24th 2017, 8:15 AM 15,271 Views 24 Comments

Experts say the popularity of these devices in both commercial and domestic markets has skyrocketed in recent years.

# irish-aviation-authority - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

TD stops pilots from giving testimony after they raise problems with aviation regulator
# Air Safety
# Air Safety

TD stops pilots from giving testimony after they raise problems with aviation regulator

Oct 4th 2017, 9:30 PM 24,977 Views 20 Comments

The chair of the Oireachtas Transport Committee adjourned the meeting to a later date.

Aviation regulator found out about Ryanair's flight cancellations through social media
# Flight Disruption
# Flight Disruption

Aviation regulator found out about Ryanair's flight cancellations through social media

Oct 4th 2017, 4:37 PM 15,880 Views 19 Comments

Ryanair’s CEO Michael O’Leary was invited to the committee meeting today, but declined to attend.

# irish-aviation-authority - Thursday 20 July, 2017

The Irish Air Corps will colour the skies above the Liffey today
# Up Up And Away
# Up Up And Away

The Irish Air Corps will colour the skies above the Liffey today

Jul 20th 2017, 7:00 AM 41,396 Views 56 Comments

The Irish Aviation Authority’s #AviationIreland weekend take place this Saturday and Sunday.

# irish-aviation-authority - Friday 23 December, 2016

Good news: Santa gets all-clear to fly in Irish airspace
# Ho Ho Hurray
# Ho Ho Hurray

Good news: Santa gets all-clear to fly in Irish airspace

Dec 23rd 2016, 1:44 PM 11,418 Views 24 Comments

There were fears Storm Barbara could have interfered with Santa’s travel plans.

# irish-aviation-authority - Friday 8 April, 2016

Irish drone register allowed access to personal details of 2,000 members
# Data Breach
# Data Breach

Irish drone register allowed access to personal details of 2,000 members

Apr 8th 2016, 6:03 AM 13,532 Views 21 Comments

The Irish Aviation Authority said the error was down to a technical issue which has now been resolved.

# irish-aviation-authority - Thursday 17 December, 2015

Getting a drone for Christmas? What you need to know about the new rules
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

Getting a drone for Christmas? What you need to know about the new rules

Dec 17th 2015, 9:05 AM 18,105 Views 33 Comments

Between 4 –5,000 drones are thought to already be in use in Ireland.

# irish-aviation-authority - Thursday 19 November, 2015

Terrifying video shows landing aborted at the last minute
# Cork Airport
# Cork Airport

Terrifying video shows landing aborted at the last minute

Nov 19th 2015, 6:30 PM 46,002 Views 49 Comments

The plane was seen attempting the landing in Cork Airport yesterday.

# irish-aviation-authority - Friday 6 November, 2015

There's now strong evidence pointing to a bomb on doomed Russian plane
# Metrojet
# Metrojet

There's now strong evidence pointing to a bomb on doomed Russian plane

Nov 6th 2015, 8:09 PM 28,183 Views 48 Comments

The news comes as there were angry scenes at Sharm el-Sheikh airport as tourists remain grounded.

# irish-aviation-authority - Monday 8 June, 2015

Travelling to Spain this week? We may have bad news for you...
# Striiiiiike
# Striiiiiike

Travelling to Spain this week? We may have bad news for you...

Jun 8th 2015, 8:46 AM 22,839 Views 12 Comments

There are four air traffic strikes planned in the coming days.

# irish-aviation-authority - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

Simon Coveney is NOT happy about Russian war planes flying close to Ireland
# Not Acceptable
# Not Acceptable

Simon Coveney is NOT happy about Russian war planes flying close to Ireland

Mar 24th 2015, 4:13 PM 13,857 Views 177 Comments

The Minister for Defence was speaking in the Dáil today.

# irish-aviation-authority - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

Irish parachutists given out to for breaking rules on apartheid
# Apartheid
# Apartheid

Irish parachutists given out to for breaking rules on apartheid

Dec 30th 2014, 3:00 PM 14,275 Views 22 Comments

The Minister for Foreign Affairs was afraid their participation would give the wrong impression of where Ireland stood on the apartheid issue.

# irish-aviation-authority - Friday 19 December, 2014

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? (No, it's probably a drone)
# Here's The Rules
# Here's The Rules

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? (No, it's probably a drone)

Dec 19th 2014, 2:28 PM 11,601 Views 30 Comments

New guidelines have been issued on using the remotely controlled aircraft.

# irish-aviation-authority - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

Iceland evacuates tourists over heightened volcano eruption risk
# Volcano
# Volcano

Iceland evacuates tourists over heightened volcano eruption risk

Aug 20th 2014, 1:20 PM 27,810 Views 58 Comments

The Irish Aviation Authority has told TheJournal.ie it is ‘closely monitoring’ the situation.

# irish-aviation-authority - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Did Alan Shatter really cheat death at Dublin Airport yesterday?
# Shatter Myself
# Shatter Myself

Did Alan Shatter really cheat death at Dublin Airport yesterday?

Aug 6th 2014, 12:14 PM 42,311 Views 71 Comments

The former justice minister reportedly had a lucky escape yesterday…

# irish-aviation-authority - Thursday 10 July, 2014

N America-Europe flights through Irish airspace beat 2008 peak
# Flights
# Flights

N America-Europe flights through Irish airspace beat 2008 peak

Jul 10th 2014, 7:34 PM 9,528 Views 40 Comments

An average of 1,759 flights a day flew in Irish airspace in June, according to the Irish Aviation Authority.

# irish-aviation-authority - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

There were 1,613 flights in Irish airspace on last month's busiest day
# Come Fly With Me
# Come Fly With Me

There were 1,613 flights in Irish airspace on last month's busiest day

May 14th 2014, 7:44 AM 6,492 Views 12 Comments

Air traffic figures for April show an increase at all three airports with Shannon seeing a significant rise of over 30 per cent.

# irish-aviation-authority - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

Varadkar waives fees and charges for Santa as mystery surrounds time he'll reach Ireland
# Santa
# Santa

Varadkar waives fees and charges for Santa as mystery surrounds time he'll reach Ireland

Dec 24th 2013, 2:00 PM 9,365 Views 50 Comments

The Transport Minister has confirmed that the Irish Aviation Authority has waived fees and charges for the big fella…

# irish-aviation-authority - Saturday 2 November, 2013

Electronic device use permitted on US flights, but what about Irish flights?
# In Flight
# In Flight

Electronic device use permitted on US flights, but what about Irish flights?

Nov 2nd 2013, 5:00 PM 11,641 Views 23 Comments

Passengers on US flights will be allowed use laptops, tablets, mobiles and smart phones throughout the duration of their flight.

# irish-aviation-authority - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

Just one air traffic controller to work night shift at Cork Airport from January
# Cork Airport
# Cork Airport

Just one air traffic controller to work night shift at Cork Airport from January

Sep 3rd 2013, 3:03 PM 12,381 Views 61 Comments

The Irish Aviation Authority said that reduced flight numbers and charges as well as cuts in revenue per flight have made current service levels “unsustainable”.

# irish-aviation-authority - Thursday 15 August, 2013

Ryanair documentary pilot sacked for "gross misconduct"
# Grounded
# Grounded

Ryanair documentary pilot sacked for "gross misconduct"

Aug 15th 2013, 7:56 AM 24,963 Views 166 Comments

John Goss had previously spoken to a newspaper over concerns he had related to the airline’s safety and fuel policies.

# irish-aviation-authority - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

Pilots' group insists Ryanair safety claims were not fabricated
# Ryanair Documentary
# Ryanair Documentary

Pilots' group insists Ryanair safety claims were not fabricated

Aug 13th 2013, 8:17 PM 9,549 Views 38 Comments

Ryanair has threatened to sue the makers of a documentary that aired the results of a survey by the group last night.

IAA criticises Channel 4 over 'misguided attack' on Ryanair
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

IAA criticises Channel 4 over 'misguided attack' on Ryanair

Aug 13th 2013, 11:59 AM 12,202 Views 62 Comments

The Dispatches programme, which aired last night, gave details of pilots’ safety concerns, particularly around fuel loads.

# irish-aviation-authority - Monday 20 May, 2013

Pigeon v Plane: The costly battle to keep the airspace bird-free
# Pigeons
# Pigeons

Pigeon v Plane: The costly battle to keep the airspace bird-free

May 20th 2013, 7:15 AM 13,475 Views 17 Comments

A recent incident involving pigeons which forced an Aer Lingus plane to abandon its flight to London has highlighted the measures Dublin Airport takes to keep the skies around the runway bird-free.

# irish-aviation-authority - Monday 1 October, 2012

DAA spends €7k painting fire engine green... then repaints it red
# Green Jersey
# Green Jersey

DAA spends €7k painting fire engine green... then repaints it red

Oct 1st 2012, 8:30 PM 19,467 Views 49 Comments

Dublin Airport Authority took the ‘green jersey’ approach with one of its fire engines before a decision was made to revert to the more traditional colours after issues with air traffic control visibility.

# irish-aviation-authority - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

Irish Aviation Authority working on behalf of trainee pilots
# Aviation
# Aviation

Irish Aviation Authority working on behalf of trainee pilots

Jul 4th 2012, 6:59 PM 5,051 Views 5 Comments

The group of Irish pilots are stranded in Florida and face losing up to €85,000 each.

# irish-aviation-authority - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

Number of flights in Irish airspace continues to fall
# Flights
# Flights

Number of flights in Irish airspace continues to fall

Jun 12th 2012, 4:19 PM 3,571 Views 10 Comments

Fewer flights into and out of each of the three state airports last month.

# irish-aviation-authority - Monday 14 May, 2012

International flights down 3 per cent at Dublin, Cork and Shannon
# Flying
# Flying

International flights down 3 per cent at Dublin, Cork and Shannon

May 14th 2012, 1:09 PM 1,664 Views 7 Comments

IAA figures show that total flights in Irish airspace fell by 1.2 per cent last month compared to April 2011.

# irish-aviation-authority - Monday 30 April, 2012

IAA reports increased profit for 2011
# IAA
# IAA

IAA reports increased profit for 2011

Apr 30th 2012, 9:09 PM 2,541 Views 6 Comments

The Irish Aviation Authority says its operating profit increased to €17.9 million during last year.

# irish-aviation-authority - Thursday 12 April, 2012

Commercial traffic down at Ireland's three major airports
# Airports
# Airports

Commercial traffic down at Ireland's three major airports

Apr 12th 2012, 2:24 PM 2,934 Views 12 Comments

Figures from the Irish Aviation Authority show a decline in traffic for the first quarter of 2012 when compared with 2011.

# irish-aviation-authority - Thursday 16 February, 2012

Traffic at Irish airports declined in January
# Airports
# Airports

Traffic at Irish airports declined in January

Feb 16th 2012, 10:54 AM 1,267 Views 9 Comments

The latest figures show that commercial flights were down most at Cork airport compared to January 2011.

# irish-aviation-authority - Sunday 11 September, 2011

Ryanair plane forced to make two emergency landings
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

Ryanair plane forced to make two emergency landings

Sep 11th 2011, 2:25 PM 2,450 Views 22 Comments

Fumes were discovered in the rear of the cabin of a flight from northern Spain to London last month.

# irish-aviation-authority - Tuesday 24 May, 2011

Irish airports remain open but ash cloud disrupts flights to Scotland
# Volcano
# Volcano

Irish airports remain open but ash cloud disrupts flights to Scotland

May 24th 2011, 9:30 AM 650 Views 6 Comments

Ryanair has expressed its displeasure with the disruption, believing it to be unnecessary. The IAA has said that all Irish airports remain open and added that it will update the situation later today.