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Irish Aircraft register updated to June 9
Wed, Jun 16 2010 12:27 AM
The Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) has issued the updated Irish Civil Aircraft register as of June 9 2010. The register can be downloaded at : Register Read More...
IAA, NATS issue FAB plan for 2010-2013
Tue, Jun 1 2010 6:19 PM
The Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) and UK NATS have today jointly published the 2010-2013 FAB (Functional Airspace Block) Plan which according to the IAA “ outlines an ambitious and visionary project to integrate North Atlantic, Domestic (Irish/UK) and European traffic flows, establishing even more operational synergy across the airspace of the two countries... Read More...
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IAA / CAA adopt new ash cloud model
Tue, May 18 2010 8:03 PM
Revised safety restriction zones in volcanic ash cloud came into operation in Irish and UK airspace at noon today. The aim of the new system, agreed between the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) and the UK CAA is to reduce the levels of flight restrictions which been imposed since volcanic eruptions in Iceland began last month. Once regulatory authorities in other... Read More...
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IAA issues April traffic figures
Sat, May 15 2010 5:04 PM
The IAA has published its traffic figures for the month of April. As expected the effects of volcanic ash combined with the continuing recessionary market had a severe impact on the IAA’s figures for the month. Overflights, the IAA’s bread and butter were down 12.9% YoY for the month with North Atlantic traffic between Europe and the US downa record... Read More...
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IAA reports year end results - profit falls 67.3% to €4m
Fri, Apr 30 2010 7:57 PM
The full effects of the economic downturn have left their mark on the Irish Aviation Authority’s year end results for 2009. The Authority has reported full year turnover for 2009 of €161.1m which is down 3.3% on 2008. Profit after tax fell 67.3% to €4m. Commercial aircraft taking off from or landing at the three state airports (terminal commercial... Read More...
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IAA to relocate headquarters
Fri, Apr 30 2010 7:33 PM
The Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) is to relocate its headquarters from May 4 next. The move is literally “around the corner” as the Authority moves from Hawkins St to the former Irish Times building, one of Dublin city centre’s most recognizable landmark buildings on D’Olier St. Read More...
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Irish Airspace operating at reduced capacity as flight operations begin recovery
Wed, Apr 21 2010 6:00 PM
The Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) issued a statement at 16:30 this afternoon which indicates that en route traffic levels in Irish airspace and at the three state airports are running at 40% of those for the same time period last year, ie midnight to 16:00 on April 21. 2009 2010 Change Dublin Airport 578 46 -92% Shannon Airport 31 9 -71% Cork Airport 35 1 -99... Read More...
Irish airspace reopened at 21:00 hrs local
Wed, Apr 21 2010 12:06 AM
The Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) announced this evening that in conjunction with the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), Irish and UK airspace would reopen on a phased basis. The IAA warned however that the lifting of restrictions was entirely dependent on the ash cloud positioned between Iceland and Ireland not moving over Ireland overnight and no further aggressive... Read More...
Irish airspace shut down due to volcanic dust
Thu, Apr 15 2010 7:45 PM
The last time that the Eyjafjallajökull volcano erupted in Iceland the spectacle lasted for over a year from December 1821 to January 1823. For almost 200 years it lay dormant until March 20 2001 when it erupted, throwing volcanic ash into the atmosphere. The resultant high altitude dust plume forced the Icelandic authorities to close their airspace on a... Read More...
IAA publishes March traffic figures
Mon, Apr 12 2010 11:55 PM
The Irish Aviation Authority today issued its monthly traffic report for March 2010. For the first month in quite some time the total monthly overflight figure showed a YoY increase with the March 2010 figure growing 5.1%. North Atlantic communications however were down 1% YoY. Matters on the ground are another issue however as the combined commercial movements... Read More...
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Irish Civil Register to April 01 2010
Mon, Apr 12 2010 9:52 PM
The Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) has issued the Irish Civil Aircraft Register, updated to April 01 2010. It may be downloaded in Excel format at : April 01 2010 Read More...
IAA and NATS publish FAB news
Sat, Mar 20 2010 8:39 PM
The Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) and UK NATS have jointly published a first newsletter for industry users relating to the UK / Ireland Functional Airspace Block (FAB) project. The newsletter can be downloaded at : FAB News. Read More...
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Irish Civil Register updated to March 2010
Thu, Mar 4 2010 1:32 PM
The Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) has updated the Irish Civil Aircraft register to March 3 2010. It may be downloaded in Excel format at : Register Read More...
IAA publish January 2010 traffic figures
Wed, Feb 10 2010 10:13 PM
Any hope that the end of the current recession is in sight for the state run airports in Ireland has been quashed with the publication of the January 2010 traffic figures which were released today by the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA). The bread and butter for the IAA is not what lands in Ireland but what flies through Irish airspace. The key indicators are overflights... Read More...
IAA website shortlisted for People's Choice Award
Fri, Feb 5 2010 4:08 PM
The Irish Aviation Authority website is among a shortlist of 17 government websites for a People's Choice Award 2010. The awards which are now in their 8th year are designed to recognise the efforts of those involved in web design, authoring and delivery of Government services. The awards will be presented on February 19 next at a dinner in Dublin Castle... Read More...
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