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Dublin Airport: Defence Forces to come off 'standby' and DAA has not sought extension to deal
Members have been trained to assist with security but have not yet been called in.
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More Aer Lingus flights cancelled for tomorrow as illness and strikes cause travel chaos
Meanwhile, at Heathrow, thousands of passengers were affected by a ‘schedule intervention’ today, including some bound for Ireland.
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Members of Defence Forces concerned about Cabinet approval of army standby for Dublin Airport
The president of PDForra pointed out that the Defence Forces are already short-staffed and this will increase pressure on members at barracks.
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Flying out of Dublin Airport? Packing light could save you some time
DAA has vowed to prevent a repeat of last weekend, but if you’re still worried, here’s some packing advice.
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DAA pleaded not to be hit with fines over lengthy queues
Correspondence shows that the Dublin Airport operator said any over-emphasis on queuing times risked the potential for non-compliance with stringent EU rules on security.
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Politicians call for ‘heads to roll’ at DAA over massive queues
Dublin Airport plans to increase the number of security lanes at peak times to deal with lengthy queues.