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Wednesday 1 February 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Dublin Airport

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January 2023
# Dublin Airport
Passenger price caps will prevent Dublin Airport from hiring additional security staff, DAA to say
The new DAA CEO will criticise the Commission for Aviation Regulation.
Last year
# lost in new york
Aer Lingus flight from New York to Dublin cancelled due to technical issue with plane
The airline has pledged to ensure all affected passengers leave New York by tomorrow evening.
# Air Travel
Over 70 flights cancelled at Dublin Airport today after Greater London airport closures
Stansted and Gatwick Airports had to close temporarily last night to clear snow from their runways.
# Travel Disruption
53 flights cancelled at Dublin Airport as passengers advised to check airlines for updates
It comes after over 140 flights were cancelled at the airport yesterday due to the weather conditions.
# Dublin Airport
Cold weather severely disrupts Dublin Airport as 143 flights cancelled
DAA confirmed the cancellations this evening.
# laser investigation
Investigation launched after aircraft landing at Dublin Airport targeted by lasers
It is understood that at least five aircraft were targeted by the laser pointer.
# Aviation
Ryanair CEO raises concerns over potential staff shortages at Dublin Airport this Christmas
He added that a ‘fairer burden of environmental taxes’ could see a 50% increase in air traffic.
O'Leary said that Ryanair was currently engaging with the Dublin Airport Authority over the issue.
The DAA said that it is continuing to recruit for multiple roles at the airport.
Ryanair accused daa of 'incompetence' and 'poor management' over summer travel chaos
Luggage issues continue at Dublin Airport as passengers report delays and lost bags
# COP27
New climate tracker reveals Dublin airport emitted over one million tonnes of CO2 last year
Dublin Airport was the largest emitter of Co2 last year, followed by a Drogheda cement plant.
# Ryanair
Ryanair accused daa of 'incompetence' and 'poor management' over summer travel chaos
The budget airline said DAA’s request for extra money was ‘alarming and inconsistent’ with trying to support recovery after the pandemic.
# Refugees
Govt to introduce 'refusal policy' for Ukrainian refugees in hotels offered other accommodation
Hotel contracts will be changed to bed-only accommodation for Ukrainians.
# Dublin Airport
Pro-IRA chanting at Dublin Airport condemned
Footage of the incident was posted on social media on Saturday.
Ryanair lodges objection against €200 million runway tunnel at Dublin Airport
The airline said the underpass will “contribute towards an excessively high per passenger price cap and damage the recovery of Irish aviation”.
Dublin Airport workers to ballot for industrial action after no-confidence vote in daa management
Workers said that their wages were not paid into their accounts on time this week on top of other issues with the payment system.
# Investigation
Criminal probe launched after Garda abandons patrol car at Dublin Airport
The garda anti-corruption unit are investigating the incident.
# Flight Cancellations
'The whole thing was a mess': Stranded abroad and six hours on hold, passengers fume at Aer Lingus chaos
The airline cancelled over 50 flights to and from Dublin Airport on Saturday.
# Travel Disruption
Aer Lingus apologises for 'severe disruption' and expects to operate full schedule today
The airline cancelled 55 flights over the weekend.
# Dublin Airport
Aer Lingus 'planning for normal operations' today, affected customers can apply for refunds
The airline cancelled over 50 flights at Dublin Airport yesterday.
# Delays
Aer Lingus says Sunday will 'operate as normal' after cancelling 51 flights due to IT error
Thousands of people have been queuing inside and outside Dublin Airport today due to long delays.
# garth brooks
Dublin Airport 'bringing in friends from high places' as Garth Brooks arrives in Ireland
Dublin Airport is ready for ‘The Dance’.
# Travel
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
# on a jetplane
Inaugural flight takes off from Dublin Airport's new €320m North Runway
The new North Runway is 3.1 kilometres in length and is located 1.69km north of the current main runway at the airport.
Households near Dublin Airport to get €20,000 insulation grants to reduce aircraft noise
Fingal County Council has ammended its planning in regard to night time flights on the airport’s new North Runway.
# Dublin Airport
DAA issues new passenger advice, reducing time to arrive at Dublin Airport before a flight
The operator has said that “virtually all passengers” have moved through security in 30 mins this month.
# Revenue
€240,000 worth of herbal cannabis seized in Dublin Airport
Revenue officers made the seizure as part of a routine inspection.
# airport chaos
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.
# Returned
Musician Andy Irvine reunited with €16,000 instruments that went missing en route to Copenhagen
The singer-songwriter thanked “everybody who has helped me or shown concern about my missing instruments”.
# Bye Bye Birdie
Shane Lowry's golf clubs missing in Dublin Airport
The 35-year-old has asked the DAA to locate his lost luggage and kit bag.
# Dublin Airport
Woman whose missing airport luggage contained parents' ashes has suitcase returned
Donna O’Connor flew from the US to Dublin via Canada at the end of last month to scatter her parents’ ashes in Ireland.
# Flying
Aer Lingus says it 'can't guarantee' no flights will be cancelled over bank holiday weekend
Delays with processing luggage has meant some passengers have needed to leave the airport without their bags.
The airline said most cancellations were due to flight caps in other airports
Aer Lingus, DAA and two third-party baggage handlers appeared before the Oireachtas Transport Committee today
One baggage handler currently has nearly 3,000 lost bags to process
Michael O'Leary hits out at 'unprecedented handling delays' amid Ryanair summer recovery
Dublin Airport says its plan to handle the summer surge is working
# baggage chaos
Leona Maguire locates golf bag after it went missing en route to Geneva
Maguire was flying out of Dublin Airport for a tournament.
# Cancelled
Aer Lingus confirms further flight cancellations this weekend
Ten flights destined for Munich, Lyon, Bordeaux and Gatwick have been axed.
# lost baggage
The luggage is piling up at Dublin Airport, so what are your rights if your bag is lost?
Transport Minister Eamon Ryan has met with both Ryanair and Aer Lingus on the baggage issues.
# Dublin Airport
Overflowing toilets and long queues: Passenger complaints about Dublin Airport at start of summer
Details of passengers’ experiences were released under FOI.
Correspondence sent to the Department of Transport shows the frustrations of those who used the airport in late May.
Transport Minister Eamon Ryan has said the Government will not cut passenger numbers at the airport.
# baggage and flights
Aer Lingus refusing to appear before Oireachtas Committee is 'unacceptable', says chairperson
Eamon Ryan said that he would be meeting with Ryanair and Aer Lingus this week.
# Gardaí
Three men arrested after €1.1 million worth of cocaine seized at Dublin Airport
Some 16kg of cocaine was seized yesterday.
Dublin Airport says its plan to handle the summer surge is working
The airport authority issued an update to say that its improvements ahead of the summer period had “achieved their desired result”.
# Dublin Airport
'This is unacceptable': Passengers left stranded after Aer Lingus flight cancellations
One passenger told The Journal that the airline has offered to reschedule them to a flight four days after their original departure date.
# Flight Cancellations
Multiple flights cancelled by Aer Lingus today as further disruption expected this weekend
According to Dublin Airport’s Live Flight Information, there are seven return flights being cancelled by Aer Lingus today.
# Cancelled
Aer Lingus cancels 12 flights to and from Dublin today over 'spike' in Covid-19 cases
The flights were bound for destinations in Scotland, Germany, France, Switzerland and the Netherlands.
# airport chaos
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.