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Wednesday 29 November 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# Airport

Last month
October 2023
Russia accuses Ukraine of playing a 'key role' in anti-Israel airport riot
Kyiv denounced the claim and said Moscow are trying to “shift responsibility” of the riot.
This year
Russia claims it downed Ukrainian drone near Moscow region airport
Several flights were redirected to other airports in the early hours of this morning, Russia’s transport agency said.
What to know about road closures and leaving extra time to get to the airport during Biden's visit
Drivers are being warned to expect delays today as Biden set to visit Louth and Dublin.
Man arrested at Dublin Airport with €544,000 worth of cannabis in his luggage
During the course of the search approximately 27kg of suspected cannabis was found.
Last year
Aer Lingus 'planning for normal operations' today, affected customers can apply for refunds
The airline cancelled over 50 flights at Dublin Airport yesterday.
Luggage issues continue at Dublin Airport as passengers report delays and lost bags
Airlines and handlers have said the situation has significantly improved since the early summer chaos witnessed at the airport.
Although the number of lost bags appears to have reduced, passengers are still reporting long delays at baggage claim areas, Michelle Hennessy reports.
Aer Lingus said its situation regarding baggage has "improved significantly".
DAA issues new passenger advice, reducing time to arrive at Dublin Airport before a flight
Dublin Airport: Defence Forces to come off 'standby' and DAA has not sought extension to deal
Government aims to stop refugees staying 'more than one night' in airport before relocation
Minister O’Gorman said that Gormanston tent camp would begin to house refugees from Monday.
Central Ukrainian airport destroyed by barrage of Russian missiles
President Zelensky said eight missiles struck the airport in central Ukraine.
All time
Canary Island's La Palma airport shuts again due to ashfall from volcano
The volcano has been erupting for almost three weeks.
British Airways plane damaged after tipping on to nose at Heathrow
The incident involved a freighter-only aircraft with no passengers on board.
Ryanair announces eight new routes for Belfast City Airport from this summer
Ryanair has not operated at Belfast airport since 2010.
Dublin Airport passenger numbers declined by 78% to 7.4 million last year
More than half of those who travelled through Dublin Airport last year did so in January and February.
Nearly 300 people fined €100 each at Dublin Airport in last days of January
Additionally, over 300 people arrived to Ireland without a valid PCR test last month.
Irish criminal gang involved in selling fake Covid-negative papers
There have been several arrests around Europe.
Going to the airport to leave the State without a valid reason is now an offence
People in breach may be subject to a fine of €500.
Explosions hit Yemen airport moments after plane carrying government officials arrives
At least 13 people died in the blast, but officials said all ministers are reported to be unharmed.
All arrivals into Ireland can now end movement restrictions after five days with a negative Covid-19 test
New rules came into effect at midnight.
Ireland remains 'orange' on EU traffic light travel map
New travel rules kick in this weekend.
Qatar airport officials could face charges over forced examinations of women
Women on 10 flights in Doha were subjected to invasive vaginal exams after airport workers found an abandoned baby.
Qatar airport officials could face charges over forced examinations of women
Women on 10 flights in Doha were subjected to invasive vaginal exams after airport workers found an abandoned baby.
Failed asylum seeker claims he was abandoned by gardaí at airport six months ago
The man claims he was left in an airport terminal without money, a telephone or his luggage, the High Court heard.
'It's not looking good': Foreign travel looking 'highly unlikely' this year, says Harris
Government is to consider making it mandatory to self-isolate if you arrive in Ireland from abroad.
Flying somewhere for Christmas? Don't wrap any presents you're bringing onto the plane
People will likely be requested to open any wrapped gifts while they go through airport security.
Shannon Airport runway reopens after light aircraft experiences technical difficulties
It’s understood that the plane suffered a collapsed nose-wheel shortly after landing at Shannon.
The government has agreed to buy an airport in Connemara
Cabinet approved plans to buy the airport, which is 28 kilometres west of Galway City, this afternoon.
Two arrested after fight breaks out on tarmac following Mallorca-Dublin flight
The incident occured after the two men had disembarked a flight from Palma to Dublin.
Hong Kong activists block routes to airport after violent clashes in metro station
Video footage yesterday showed police pepper spraying protesters in a train carriage.
'Evacuate, evacuate': Flights were suspended at Stansted Airport last night after an aborted takeoff
The airport said that the aircraft had aborted its take off due to a suspected engine problem.
Sod turned on the new runway at Dublin Airport, but some residents are not happy
Residents who live next to the airport have accused the government of ignoring their concerns over noise levels.
No flights to or from Belgium due to strike; some Dublin flights cancelled
At least eight flights between Dublin and Belgium have been cancelled today as a result of the strike action.
Wayne Rooney arrested in US for public intoxication and swearing
Rooney was arrested by the Metropolitan Washington Airport Authority at Dulles International Airport.
How the revival of plans for a midlands airport in Offaly is getting the locals talking
The proposal suffered a setback during the recession, but recent developments have bought the project back into local conversation.
Flights suspended at Hannover Airport after car breaks onto runway
Police arrested the driver.
Two arrested over 'criminal use of drones' as disruption continues at Gatwick
Flights resumed at Gatwick yesterday, but knock-on delays are still affecting passengers this weekend.
People told to report illegal use of drones amid concerns Irish airport could be hit like Gatwick
Hundreds of flights were cancelled and more than 100,000 passengers affected.
British army called in to hunt drones that left flights grounded at Gatwick
Two drones were first seen flying over the Gatwick Airport airfield at around 9pm yesterday evening.
DAA awards north runway construction contract to Irish-Spanish consortium
The contract is for the design and construction of the new 3.1km north runway at Dublin Airport.
From Singapore to New York - world's longest non-stop flight set for take off
The flight will spend a marathon 19 hours in the air.
Plane quarantined at JFK airport after passengers report feeling ill
Other passengers are now being allowed to disembark and are having their temperatures taken.
War veteran who killed five people in shooting at Florida airport sentenced to five life terms plus 120 years
He quickly dropped to the ground and peacefully surrendered to a sheriff’s deputy.