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# iaa - Friday 29 November, 2019

Irish Aviation Authority warns drone users to follow the rules or face 'very serious consequences'

There are a number of regulations associated with using drones in Ireland and they must be registered with the IAA.

# iaa - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

Every three hours a flight within the EU is threatened by 'unruly' passengers

The Irish Aviation Authority has launched a new campaign to tackle disruptive behaviour on flights.

# iaa - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

Major annual air show cancelled due to lack of sponsor

The Foynes Air Show began in 2014 and formed part of the Aviation Ireland weekend.

# iaa - Friday 21 December, 2018

People told to report illegal use of drones amid concerns Irish airport could be hit like Gatwick

Hundreds of flights were cancelled and more than 100,000 passengers affected.

# iaa - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

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

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

# iaa - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

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

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

# iaa - Monday 4 September, 2017

5 of the most exciting cars being revealed at the Frankfurt Motor Show

The Frankfurt motor show is the largest car show of 2017 and here are some cars making an appearance.

# iaa - Thursday 20 July, 2017

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

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

# iaa - Monday 30 January, 2017

Ireland's first legit drone drop landed on a boat at the weekend

The drone delivered medical supplies and food to the boat in Dun Laoghaire.

# iaa - Sunday 25 December, 2016

Did you get a drone for Christmas? Don't fly it straight away

You should check a few things first before you go on your maiden flight.

# iaa - Friday 23 December, 2016

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

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

# iaa - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

VIDEO: Domino's has begun delivering pizzas by drones

Their first delivery took place in New Zealand – but a Russian company says they got there first.

# iaa - Monday 14 November, 2016

Drones will face new rules to cut risks

“Drones have a place in modern society but they must be regulated,” says Fine Gael MEP.

# iaa - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

Keith Duffy says he felt sick to his stomach after reading Irish Autism Action comments

The Boyzlife singer says he worked tirelessly for the charity and never asked for, or received, any payment.

# iaa - Friday 5 August, 2016

Funds raised through Pyjama Day withheld from Irish Autism Action

Early Childhood Ireland is withholding funds raised for the charity until further notice.

# iaa - Friday 8 April, 2016

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

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

# iaa - Monday 21 December, 2015

Own a drone or buying one for Christmas? You have to register it from today

And the focus behind the new legislation is very much on safety.

# iaa - Saturday 22 August, 2015

Turns out flying a drone professionally is more complex than you think...

For one, you’ll need two people if you want to properly capture footage.

# iaa - Monday 8 June, 2015

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

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

# iaa - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

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

The Minister for Defence was speaking in the Dáil today.

# iaa - Sunday 8 February, 2015

'We've told the Russians it's not acceptable to fly in Irish-controlled airspace'

Two Russian military aircraft flew through Irish controlled airspace last month.

# iaa - Friday 19 December, 2014

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

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

# iaa - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Lower airfares from Dublin at risk as cold water poured on price plan

Aviation watchdog said airport’s license in danger if lower charges mean security cuts.

# iaa - Sunday 24 August, 2014

Iceland lowers aviation risk from volcano to orange alert

Iceland’s Meteorological Office said there is no sign of an eruption.

# iaa - Thursday 10 July, 2014

N America-Europe flights through Irish airspace beat 2008 peak

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

# iaa - Sunday 22 June, 2014

Explainer: What are the rules and regulations surrounding drones?

For one, you should refer to them as unmanned aircrafts from here on in.

# iaa - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

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

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

# iaa - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

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

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”.

# iaa - Saturday 24 August, 2013

Biggest Irish airshow since 1936 to take place next month FlightFest This post contains images

Biggest Irish airshow since 1936 to take place next month

FlightFest will see a selection of aircraft, from flying boats to massive cargo planes, fly over the River Liffey next month.

# iaa - Thursday 15 August, 2013

Ryanair documentary pilot sacked for "gross misconduct"

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

# iaa - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

French Government seeks clarification from Ryanair following documentary

Ryanair has threatened to sue the makers of Dispatches over the safety claims made in Monday night’s programme.

# iaa - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

Check out Ryanair's heated exchange of letters with 'Dispatches'...

The low-cost carrier has threatened the makers of last night’s Channel 4′s Dispatches programme with court action over claims made about safety.

IAA criticises Channel 4 over 'misguided attack' on Ryanair

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

# iaa - Monday 12 August, 2013

Ryanair pilots reveal serious concerns about passenger safety

More than 90 per cent of pilots surveyed believe Irish and European aviation authorities should investigate the impact of employment practices on safety.

# iaa - Friday 24 May, 2013

Irish Architectural Archive appeal for funds, they even asked NAMA Funding Appeal This post contains images

Irish Architectural Archive appeal for funds, they even asked NAMA

The organisation holds over 2.5 million architectural drawings and 500,000 photographs of Irish buildings.

# iaa - Monday 20 May, 2013

Pigeon v Plane: The costly battle to keep the airspace bird-free Pigeons This post contains videos

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

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.

# iaa - Thursday 20 September, 2012

Report confirms Ryanair complied with EU operations procedures

Irish and Spanish aviation and transport authorities met yesterday to discuss the airline’s safety standards.

# iaa - Tuesday 18 September, 2012

Irish authorities in talks with Spain over Ryanair's safety standards

An Irish delegate gave its assurances to Spain about the oversight of Ryanair’s operations.

# iaa - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

Irish Aviation Authority working on behalf of trainee pilots

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

# iaa - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

Number of flights in Irish airspace continues to fall

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

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