Dnats workers backed strike action at three airports, including Heathrow

Busy UK airports may be hit by Christmas strike

17 Dec Airport check-in staff and cargo handlers at several airports in England have voted to go on strike in a dispute over pay, with a two-day action just before Christmas possible.

Dozens of flights were cancelled and many others delayed after a computer failure at Nats

UK air traffic control glitch investigated

13 Dec Some 38 flights were cancelled at Heathrow Airport this morning after chaos at UK airports last night due to a technical issue with the air traffic control centre.

RSA chairperson Liz O'Donnell at the launch of the new measures to combat drug and drink-driving

Major tightening of road safety laws

27 Nov A major tightening of road safety legislation, including measures to take blood samples from drivers injured in crashes, came into force today.

The Eyjafjallajokull volcano in Iceland caused major disruption in 2010

New ash cloud could be 'imminent'

20 Nov An ash cloud crisis even worse than the Icelandic eruption, which grounded thousands of flights four years ago, could be imminent, scientists have claimed.

Following four years of discussions, Aer Lingus staff have voted to accept pension proposals

Aer Lingus convenes EGM over pension scheme

18 Nov Aer Lingus has convened an Extraordinary General Meeting of shareholders to seek approval for a €190.7m contribution to address the funding deficit in the company's pension scheme.

Journalists examining the wreckage last month

Removal of MH17 wreckage under way

16 Nov Local emergency services in eastern Ukraine have begun collecting parts of the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 from its crash site in the middle of the conflict zone, Dutch air accident investigators said this morning.