Minister Donohoe launches National Drone registration

Monday 18 January 2016

Minster for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohoe has today (Monday) officially launched National Drone Registration Day at an event in the Phoenix Park, Dublin. National Drone Registration Day is intended to raise awareness that all drones over 1kg must be registered with the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) and to encourage the safe use of drones.

Minister Donohoe and IAA promote introduction of new drone legislatio

Thursday 17 December 2015

·        Drone registration to commence on 21st December 2015

·        Irish Aviation Authority to oversee registration of drones

Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohoe TD and the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) today announced a new drone regulation which includes the mandatory registration of all drones weighing 1kg or more from Monday, 21st December 2015.


Ireland, on behalf of the ABIS Group at ICAO presents the ABIS Magazine for 2016.

ABIS Magazine 2016

Profile of Ireland’s ICAO Council Member for 2016-2019

Ms Annemarie Smith Floch


Minister Donohoe welcomes Aer Lingus’ major long-haul expansion for 2016

Wednesday 21 October 2015

Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohoe TD, today (Wednesday) welcomed Aer Lingus’ plans for a major expansion of its transatlantic route offering for 2016 with three new routes from Dublin to North America. In addition to its nine existing routes to Boston, Chicago, New York, Orlando, San Francisco, Washington and Toronto from Dublin and Boston and New York from Shannon, Aer Lingus will introduce three new routes to Los Angeles, Newark and Hartford in 2016.

New routes and increased frequency on Aer Lingus short-haul summer 2016 schedule welcome - Donohoe

Thursday 08 October 2015

The Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohoe TD, has today (Thursday) welcomed the announcement of Aer Lingus’ 2016 summer short-haul schedule, saying the increased frequency on already established routes, plus the addition of new routes, signals strong growth for the company.


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