About 10,000 to 15,000 people pass through Dublin Airport every day, compared to the 110,000 to 120,000 it would normally expect. Photograph:  Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin

Ryanair executive, Eddie Wilson, gave politicians a stark warning this week. If the Republic does not act now to attract back air traffic “we are goin(...)

Dublin airport. The DAA says Dublin and Cork airports are losing €1m  a day between them. Photograph:  Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

Cork airport should get State aid alongside regional gateways such as Knock and Kerry as Covid-19 has almost wiped out its revenues, TDs and Senators (...)

Cork was the fastest growing airport in the Republic, with passenger traffic increasing 8 per cent last year and 6 per cent in January and February 2020.

Covid-19 travel bans will cut passenger numbers at Cork Airport by two million, costing it €23 million in lost revenues, figures released on Tuesday s(...)

Both Ryanair and Aer Lingus plan to cancel some flights to and from the Republic in coming weeks. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Air travel looks likely to struggle to get off the ground in coming weeks as the Government persists with travel restrictions. Rules requiring incomin(...)

Aercap chief executive Aengus Kelly. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

The Republic risks becoming Europe’s North Korea if the Government ignores evidence that increased air travel has not boosted Covid infection rates, a(...)

Ryanair has called on the Government to remove all travel restrictions between the Republic and EU as a matter of urgency.

Ryanair and Aer Lingus are cutting flights just weeks after resuming their operations as controversial Government Covid-19 travel restrictions continu(...)

Government task force on aviation recovery calculates that around 140,000 jobs depend directly and indirectly on aviation in the Republic. Photograph:  Kenneth O’Halloran

Irish business will not survive on essential travel only, a Government task force warned on Friday. The Task Force on Aviation Recovery’s report, publ(...)

Unions at Shannon Airport are seeking immediate talks following the announcement by the company that it intends to cut pay by 20% until April 2023

Workers have rejected plans by Shannon Airport to seek voluntary redundancies from its 230 staff and cut pay by 20 per cent until 2023. Unions at the(...)

How to manage travel to and from Britain remains problematic but the Government is understood to have decided against allowing free moment. Photograph: Kate Geraghty

The likelihood of travel to and from Ireland resuming within days has receded further with Government sources confirming there is “not a chance” restr(...)

Regulations requiring those arriving in Ireland to tell the authorities where they will self-isolate are in place until July 9th. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Restrictions are likely to be eased only for those arriving into Ireland from countries which have brought coronavirus under control, despite a State-(...)

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