Survivors and relatives wait for news in Jindo (Pic: EPA)

Rescue efforts continue in Korean ferry disaster

22.52 Rescuers are struggling with strong waves and murky waters on as they search for hundreds of people, most of them teenagers from the same school, still missing after a South Korean ferry capsized on Wednesday.

The Bluefin-21 mapped the search area on its third attempt (Pic: EPA)

Mini-sub scans Indian Ocean search area

16.56 A mini-submersible has completed its first full scan of the seabed in the remote Indian Ocean as part of the search operation for the missing Malaysian Airlines plane.

Aer Arann Islands runs a number of daily flights from each of the three islands to Inverin

Aran Islanders want assurances over air services

16 Apr Residents of the Aran Islands have expressed concern that the consultants tasked to review the need for Public Service Obligation flights have not visited the islands or met any of the stakeholders.

New Zealand air force officers hold a pre-flight meeting ahead of their search mission

Claims Malaysia co-pilot tried to make phone call

12 Apr Investigators probing the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 suspect the co-pilot of the jet tried to make a phone call after the plane was diverted from its scheduled route, according to a newspaper report.

The dispute centres on a decision to recruit reserve testers

Driving tests hit by tester strike

02 Apr Almost 190 driving tests due to take place this afternoon have been rescheduled due to a four-hour nationwide strike being staged by 100 driver testers in a dispute over outsourcing.

Staff are said to be furious after Aer Lingus reportedly refused to release officials from normal duties

SIPTU officials boycott pension talks

01 Apr SIPTU representatives at Aer Lingus have boycotted a meeting this afternoon with the expert panel appointed by the Government in a bid to resolve the complex dispute over the €780m deficit in the aviation pension scheme.

Airline says pilots were flying dangerously low

Pilot error probable cause of San Francisco crash

01 Apr The fatal crash of an Asiana Airlines flight in San Francisco last July was likely because the pilots were flying dangerously slow and a warning system that should have alerted them was inadequate.

Tony Abbott said searchers owe it to the families to continue the hunt

No time limit in missing plane search - Abbott

31 Mar Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has said there is no time limit on the hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, missing for more than three weeks in the Indian Ocean with 239 people on board.