Passengers arriving at Cork Airport. Just 7.4m  passengers in total travelled through Cork and Dublin airports in the first 10 months of this year, 76% less than the 30.6m people they handled during the same period in 2019

Dublin Airport will get a planning waiver allowing it to open a Covid-19 testing centre for departing passengers, seen as key to accelerating the retu(...)

Ryanair’s closure of its Cork and Shannon airport bases until April could have been avoided or mitigated if the Government had acted on air travel restrictions, the airline said. Photograph: Niall Carson/ PA Wire

Ryanair and Aer Lingus are cutting further flights from regional airports as Covid-19 travel restrictions decimate bookings, politicians heard on Wedn(...)

 Dublin Aerospace chief executive Conor McCarthy at the company’s  maintenance facility in Dublin Airport. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

Just days after announcing that it was hiring 29 apprentices, aircraft maintenance specialist Dublin Aerospace confirmed that it was opening its first(...)

Ryanair told Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan that it would close bases in Cork (above) and Shannon airports for the winter if the Government fails to adopt the system.

Ryanair says it will close its Cork and Shannon airport bases this month if the Government fails to adopt proposed new European Union measures to end (...)

Eddie Wilson: he said  other “more progressive countries” were offering Ryanair incentives to base aircraft in their airports for the winter

Ryanair may cut more flights in the Republic if tough travel restrictions remain in place, one of the group’s top executives has warned. The news com(...)

 Manchester and Edinburgh are among six regional UK airports bidding to have the Aer Lingus craft  for transatlantic services. Photograph: Frank Grealish

Businesses in the mid-west fear the potential loss of Aer Lingus transatlantic services will damage the region’s economic recovery. Aer Lingus is con(...)

The loss of Aer Lingus transatlantic flights would be a blow to Shannon Airport and to the west of Ireland. Photograph: Arthur Ellis/Press22

Aer Lingus may shift transatlantic services from Shannon to the UK as it continues to grapple with Government Covid-19 travel restrictions. The Irish(...)

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(...)

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