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# dublin-airport - Sunday 1 December, 2019

Lisa Smith arrested on suspicion of terrorist offences after returning to Ireland
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

Lisa Smith arrested on suspicion of terrorist offences after returning to Ireland

Updated Dec 1st 2019, 11:25 AM 223,563 Views 90 Comments

She arrived at Dublin Airport shortly before 10.30am.

# dublin-airport - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

MDMA worth €60,000 seized at Dublin Airport
# Drugs
# Drugs

MDMA worth €60,000 seized at Dublin Airport

Nov 27th 2019, 6:08 PM 14,198 Views 0 Comments

A 28-year-old man has been arrested by gardaí and detained at Ballymun garda station.

# dublin-airport - Monday 21 October, 2019

US flight diverted to Dublin after cleaning spillage affects passengers and crew
# Itchy Skin
# Itchy Skin

US flight diverted to Dublin after cleaning spillage affects passengers and crew

Oct 21st 2019, 3:00 PM 17,809 Views 8 Comments

The affected passengers complained of of suffering from “burning eyes” and “itchy skin” after a cleaning solution was spilled in the toilet.

# dublin-airport - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

Heroin worth €70,000 hidden in ‘sample pulley wheels’ seized at Dublin Airport
# Revenue
# Revenue

Heroin worth €70,000 hidden in ‘sample pulley wheels’ seized at Dublin Airport

Oct 16th 2019, 9:13 PM 30,183 Views 16 Comments

The package in which the drugs were found was from South Africa.

# dublin-airport - Thursday 3 October, 2019

The government has been asked to consider extending state aid to Shannon and Cork airports
# Tourism And Transport
# Tourism And Transport

The government has been asked to consider extending state aid to Shannon and Cork airports

Oct 3rd 2019, 10:10 AM 265 Views 0 Comments

Could aviation be used to promote regional growth?

# dublin-airport - Tuesday 1 October, 2019

Cancellations and delays at Dublin Airport as stormy weather hits east coast
# Dublin
# Dublin

Cancellations and delays at Dublin Airport as stormy weather hits east coast

Updated Oct 1st 2019, 3:55 PM 81,094 Views 21 Comments

The Dun Laoghaire pier was also closed from 12.30pm today.

# dublin-airport - Friday 27 September, 2019

Dublin rabbi stands bail for Israeli teens in court over khat drug seizure at Dublin Airport
# Rabbi Zalman Lent
# Rabbi Zalman Lent

Dublin rabbi stands bail for Israeli teens in court over khat drug seizure at Dublin Airport

Sep 27th 2019, 4:14 PM 36,488 Views 0 Comments

The teens were arrested on 10 September at Terminal 1 and brought to Ballymun Garda station after they were allegedly caught “red-handed”.

# dublin-airport - Thursday 26 September, 2019

'This is absolutely existential': Inside Dublin Airport's fight for growth
# Feature
# Feature

'This is absolutely existential': Inside Dublin Airport's fight for growth

Sep 26th 2019, 10:05 AM 6,491 Views 15 Comments

The airport has experienced a breakneck upswing. Now it is fighting regulatory challenges to keep up.

# dublin-airport - Thursday 12 September, 2019

Two arrested after fight breaks out on tarmac following Mallorca-Dublin flight
# Early Hours
# Early Hours

Two arrested after fight breaks out on tarmac following Mallorca-Dublin flight

Sep 12th 2019, 9:59 AM 95,156 Views 49 Comments

The incident occured after the two men had disembarked a flight from Palma to Dublin.

# dublin-airport - Monday 9 September, 2019

Several Irish flights affected after British Airways cancels UK services over pilot pay dispute
# Grounded
# Grounded

Several Irish flights affected after British Airways cancels UK services over pilot pay dispute

Sep 9th 2019, 7:41 AM 12,425 Views 2 Comments

The carrier is currently locked in a pay dispute with its 4,300 pilots.

# dublin-airport - Friday 6 September, 2019

New preclearance services at Irish airports 'will make it easier to travel to US'
# Dublin And Shannon
# Dublin And Shannon

New preclearance services at Irish airports 'will make it easier to travel to US'

Sep 6th 2019, 5:06 PM 31,818 Views 31 Comments

Dublin and Shannon are the only airports in Europe that offer US preclearance.

Man due in court over money laundering charges totalling €1.1m
# Courts
# Courts

Man due in court over money laundering charges totalling €1.1m

Sep 6th 2019, 11:08 AM 20,006 Views 0 Comments

The man was found with €500,000 in cash at Dublin Airport in 2015.

# dublin-airport - Monday 2 September, 2019

Dublin Airport noise regulator established despite concerns over Fingal Council role
# Noise Complaint
# Noise Complaint

Dublin Airport noise regulator established despite concerns over Fingal Council role

Sep 2nd 2019, 11:20 AM 14,829 Views 15 Comments

The new body, the Aircraft Noise Competent Authority, is being run by Fingal County Council.

# dublin-airport - Thursday 15 August, 2019

Hainan Airlines is axing its Dublin-Shenzhen service and shelving its Beijing route till 2020
# Tourism And Transport
# Tourism And Transport

Hainan Airlines is axing its Dublin-Shenzhen service and shelving its Beijing route till 2020

Aug 15th 2019, 3:37 PM 634 Views 0 Comments

Tourism Ireland said the decision is ‘very regrettable’ as it looks to promote Ireland in China.

# dublin-airport - Tuesday 6 August, 2019

Aer Lingus locates luggage containing ashes of passenger's parents that was lost in transit
# Airline Trouble
# Airline Trouble

Aer Lingus locates luggage containing ashes of passenger's parents that was lost in transit

Aug 6th 2019, 7:54 PM 37,142 Views 28 Comments

Bob Gilmour was travelling from Australia to scatter his parents’ ashes in Ballymena and Birmingham.

# dublin-airport - Thursday 1 August, 2019

Ryanair has claimed that absenteeism among Dublin Airport security staff is 'shocking'
# Tourism And Transport
# Tourism And Transport

Ryanair has claimed that absenteeism among Dublin Airport security staff is 'shocking'

Aug 1st 2019, 1:33 PM 3,898 Views 2 Comments

But operator DAA has strongly rejected the airline’s claims.

Emirates says Dublin Airport's infrastructural woes are hampering its business
# Tourism And Transport
# Tourism And Transport

Emirates says Dublin Airport's infrastructural woes are hampering its business

Aug 1st 2019, 1:28 PM 23,715 Views 37 Comments

The Gulf airline said the issue has had a ‘steady negative impact’ on its services.

# dublin-airport - Friday 26 July, 2019

Cannabis worth over €50,000 seized at Dublin airport
# Illegal Drug Trade
# Illegal Drug Trade

Cannabis worth over €50,000 seized at Dublin airport

Jul 26th 2019, 11:34 AM 16,254 Views 30 Comments

An intelligence-led operation lead to the seizure of over 2.5kgs of herbal cannabis yesterday afternoon.

# dublin-airport - Thursday 25 July, 2019

Judge orders arrest of man who chased his flight on tarmac at Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

Judge orders arrest of man who chased his flight on tarmac at Dublin Airport

Jul 25th 2019, 5:02 PM 36,403 Views 0 Comments

Patrick Kehoe (24) was tackled after he dashed onto the tarmac at Terminal 1 on 27 September last year.

# dublin-airport - Monday 22 July, 2019

Irish airport complaints rose by 56% in 2018
# Aviation Anger
# Aviation Anger

Irish airport complaints rose by 56% in 2018

Jul 22nd 2019, 12:05 PM 19,988 Views 44 Comments

The airline and airport regulator has struggled to cope with the volume of complaints.

# dublin-airport - Thursday 11 July, 2019

Revenue seizes over €175,000 in cash from passenger at Dublin Airport
# Cash Seizure
# Cash Seizure

Revenue seizes over €175,000 in cash from passenger at Dublin Airport

Jul 11th 2019, 11:51 AM 206,988 Views 38 Comments

Revenue officers discovered the cash during a routine search of a man from South Africa.

# dublin-airport - Thursday 20 June, 2019

Plane makes emergency landing at Dublin Airport as passenger suffers suspected heart attack
# Emergency Landing
# Emergency Landing

Plane makes emergency landing at Dublin Airport as passenger suffers suspected heart attack

Jun 20th 2019, 1:43 PM 46,409 Views 28 Comments

United Airlines flight UA-70 was travelling from New York to Amsterdam at the time.

# dublin-airport - Friday 7 June, 2019

Detector dog Robbie helps seize €500,000 worth of herbal cannabis at Dublin Port
# Revenue
# Revenue

Detector dog Robbie helps seize €500,000 worth of herbal cannabis at Dublin Port

Jun 7th 2019, 10:14 PM 14,606 Views 0 Comments

The drugs were discovered when officers stopped and searched a shipment which arrived from Almería, Spain.

# dublin-airport - Thursday 4 April, 2019

Aer Lingus flight had to make emergency landing after suspected engine fire
# Shannon Airport
# Shannon Airport

Aer Lingus flight had to make emergency landing after suspected engine fire

Apr 4th 2019, 3:26 PM 39,839 Views 8 Comments

A report into the incident has concluded that “fatigue failure” of part of the engine was the probable cause.

# dublin-airport - Monday 25 March, 2019

Pressure on Ross to appoint Dublin Airport noise regulator despite conflict of interest concerns
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

Pressure on Ross to appoint Dublin Airport noise regulator despite conflict of interest concerns

Mar 25th 2019, 6:05 AM 13,117 Views 11 Comments

Fingal County Council was chosen as the noise regulator.

# dublin-airport - Sunday 24 March, 2019

Flyers distributed to plane spotters as Dublin Airport seeks to prevent drone incidents
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

Flyers distributed to plane spotters as Dublin Airport seeks to prevent drone incidents

Mar 24th 2019, 2:52 PM 20,364 Views 24 Comments

Flights were temporarily suspended at Dublin Airport 21 February due to a drone sighting.

# dublin-airport - Monday 4 March, 2019

Passengers sleep on the floor at Dublin Airport after snow and ice causes major delays
# Travel Chaos
# Travel Chaos

Passengers sleep on the floor at Dublin Airport after snow and ice causes major delays

Updated Mar 4th 2019, 3:00 PM 87,737 Views 81 Comments

Some airlines experienced delays to their flight schedules as a result of de-icing issues.

# dublin-airport - Friday 22 February, 2019

Poll: Should it be mandatory to register all drones?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should it be mandatory to register all drones?

Feb 22nd 2019, 10:12 AM 23,307 Views 78 Comments

Dublin Airport yesterday temporarily suspended all flights for 30 minutes due to the sighting of a drone.

# dublin-airport - Thursday 21 February, 2019

Gardaí investigating after drone sighting at Dublin Airport causes 30-minute flight shutdown
# Definite Sighting
# Definite Sighting

Gardaí investigating after drone sighting at Dublin Airport causes 30-minute flight shutdown

Updated Feb 21st 2019, 3:56 PM 95,125 Views 95 Comments

Two flights were diverted to Belfast and one to Shannon during that period.

# dublin-airport - Thursday 14 February, 2019

Dublin Airport is opening a 'world-class' lounge for passengers flying east
# Tourism And Transport
# Tourism And Transport

Dublin Airport is opening a 'world-class' lounge for passengers flying east

Feb 14th 2019, 5:27 PM 11,030 Views 22 Comments

DAA is looking to mirror the success of a facility marketed to transatlantic customers.

Sod turned on the new runway at Dublin Airport, but some residents are not happy
# Noise Levels
# Noise Levels

Sod turned on the new runway at Dublin Airport, but some residents are not happy

Feb 14th 2019, 3:40 PM 42,519 Views 106 Comments

Residents who live next to the airport have accused the government of ignoring their concerns over noise levels.

# dublin-airport - Thursday 24 January, 2019

Man pleads guilty to assaulting two workers after running onto tarmac at Dublin Airport
# Patrick Kehoe
# Patrick Kehoe

Man pleads guilty to assaulting two workers after running onto tarmac at Dublin Airport

Jan 24th 2019, 4:43 PM 38,817 Views 0 Comments

Patrick Kehoe will be sentenced in April.

Hainan Airlines is launching a second direct route from Ireland to China
# Tourism And Transport
# Tourism And Transport

Hainan Airlines is launching a second direct route from Ireland to China

Jan 24th 2019, 3:33 PM 547 Views 0 Comments

The Beijing carrier will start the Dublin-Shenzhen service on 25 February.

# dublin-airport - Saturday 19 January, 2019

National Transport Authority 'actively considering' 24-hour Dublin Bus service from Dublin Airport
# Night Link
# Night Link

National Transport Authority 'actively considering' 24-hour Dublin Bus service from Dublin Airport

Jan 19th 2019, 6:00 AM 28,917 Views 39 Comments

Calls have been made for the introduction of the service after a 24-hour service commenced in Cork last week.

# dublin-airport - Thursday 10 January, 2019

Dublin Airport fined €600,000 over security queue delays
# MISSED TARGETS
# MISSED TARGETS

Dublin Airport fined €600,000 over security queue delays

Jan 10th 2019, 10:18 AM 91,642 Views 82 Comments

There were four breaches of the maximum security queue time target in 2018.

# dublin-airport - Wednesday 9 January, 2019

US preclearance at Dublin and Shannon to be beefed up ahead of the summer
# Heading Stateside
# Heading Stateside

US preclearance at Dublin and Shannon to be beefed up ahead of the summer

Jan 9th 2019, 6:02 PM 22,478 Views 17 Comments

Dublin and Shannon are currently the only preclearance locations in Europe.

# dublin-airport - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

Security man fired after failing to bring lost flight attendant through US pre-clearance at Dublin Airport
# WRC
# WRC

Security man fired after failing to bring lost flight attendant through US pre-clearance at Dublin Airport

Jan 1st 2019, 1:30 PM 151,836 Views 0 Comments

The worker stated that the sanction imposed “was too severe”.

# dublin-airport - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

Flights resume at Dublin Airport after plane becomes disabled on main runway
# Grounded
# Grounded

Flights resume at Dublin Airport after plane becomes disabled on main runway

Dec 18th 2018, 2:40 PM 23,949 Views 13 Comments

The airport’s main runway reopened shortly after 2.30pm.

# dublin-airport - Friday 7 December, 2018

Aer Lingus CEO apologises to staff for 'hurt and upset' caused by newspaper article
# Apology
# Apology

Aer Lingus CEO apologises to staff for 'hurt and upset' caused by newspaper article

Dec 7th 2018, 1:02 PM 33,059 Views 31 Comments

Stephen Kavanagh met with staff and union representatives yesterday evening.

# dublin-airport - Saturday 1 December, 2018

Man entering Ireland for sham marriage caught after his texts were checked by immigration officials
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

Man entering Ireland for sham marriage caught after his texts were checked by immigration officials

Dec 1st 2018, 12:05 AM 153,010 Views 111 Comments

He lost every argument he made.