Aircraft Retirement Process

The demise of many aircraft types in the wake of COVID-19 has gained renewed interest in aircraft retirement and what it entails. Many prominent carriers within the industry have regressed their fleet…

Impact of Drones on Aviation

Today, drones have become increasingly popular in aviation, especially when it involves delivery services or for recreational use. This breath-taking innovation has transformed the way we deliver…

Aerial Firefighting in Ireland

The majority of us are used to seeing wildfires in the media and would be likely to associate them with the hot sunny climates of Australia and California. Throughout the course of 2020, we have…

Interview Skills

No matter what situation the world is tackling, or industries are facing, one thing is for sure, there will always been a need for a new workforce and there will always be a young workforce ready to…

Crisis Points in the History of Air Travel

When thinking of low points within aviation history, the most immediate thought was the challenges associated with regaining the industries integrity post the 9/11 terrorist attacks but one often also…

What does a Pilot in the Irish Air Corps do?

When you hear the words ‘Irish Air Corps Pilot’, what do you think?Perhaps you know very little and have only been exposed to them at air shows like the Bray Air Display. You may know a bit more. You…

Air Cargo and its role in the fight against COVID-19

Cargo airlines usually operate out of the spotlight and can sometimes even be forgotten about. Flying largely at night and with older fleets, cargo airlines are rarely in the headlines. This of course…

Signature Sponsor: The ISTAT Foundations response to COVID-19

In times of crisis whether pandemic or natural disaster related, communities need assistance, fast. Each area affected is vulnerable and requires aid in the immediate aftermath of such an event. The…

Advice for Students during COVID-19

With the recent Covid 19 pandemic, many of us are finding ourselves with a lot of spare time at home. While this situation is not ideal, it is important that we remain proactive. The aviation industry…

The Effect of COVID-19 on Aviation Students

176,000. That was the average amount of flights tracked per day by Flightradar24 in March 2019. 69,508. That was the amount of flights tracked by Flightradar24 on Saturday, the 28th of March 2020. The…