The Commission for Aviation Regulation said it intended ‘to work with all stakeholders to review the 2019 determination in light of Covid-19’. File photograph: Colin Keegan

Covid-19’s devastating impact on air travel could prompt regulators to review a ruling that Dublin Airport cut passenger charges from this year. The (...)

The IAA regulates aviation safety, controls air traffic and aids aircraft in navigating through Irish and north Atlantic air space. Photograph: Getty Images

A spike in demand for pilot and aircraft engineer licences put pressure on resources at air travel regulators last year, according to a government-com(...)

Parked AerLingus aircraft at Dublin Airport. Photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin

First things first, is there anywhere I can travel right now? The short answer is no. Government-imposed restrictions on non-essential travel remain (...)

Planes lined up at Dublin Airport due to the coronavirus Covid-19 pandemic. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Ireland’s aviation watchdog has seen a significant rise in complaints since the start of this week over the refusal of several airlines to offer refun(...)

On Monday, it emerged that Ryanair had joined a significant number of other airlines, including Aer Lingus, in primarily offering vouchers to passengers whose flights have been cancelled as the coronavirus crisis continues. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

The aviation regulator has moved to reassure anyone whose flights were cancelled as a result of Covid-19 that they are entitled to a refund. In a sta(...)

Outgoing minister for transport Shane Ross after being eliminated from the count. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

In what could yet be one of his last acts as Minster for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross has appointed the panel that will hear State company(...)

DAA maintains that it cannot pay for a planned €2 billion expansion of Dublin Airport, needed to allow it to handle up to 40 million passengers a year by 2030, if the charges are cut. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Senior counsel Eoin McCullough will chair a panel that will hear Dublin Airport’s challenge to a controversial ruling by regulators that it slash pass(...)

The Commission for Aviation Regulation  ruled in October that  the Dublin Airport Authority should cut the levy to an average of €7.87 a passenger over the five years to 2024.  Photograph: Kate Geraghty

Time is running out for anyone seeking to challenge a controversial ruling by regulators to cut Dublin Airport’s passenger charges to €7.87 a head, th(...)

The law governing how Dublin Airport’s charges are set allows the DAA to appeal the Commission for Aviation Regulation’s ruling to a panel appointed by the Minister

Dublin Airport owner DAA is challenging a ruling by regulators to cut passenger charges to €7.87 a head from next year. The Commission for Aviation R(...)

The Commission for Aviation Regulation sets the fees that Dublin Airport charges airlines for the passengers who fly from the facility. Photograph: iStock

Dublin Airport owner DAA could challenge a ruling by regulators to cut passenger charges by up to 18 per cent to an average of €7.87 from next year. (...)

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