Basil Sheerin

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Joe Gilmore called on the Government to open an air corridor with UK regions with low levels of Covid-19 infection to aid Knock and the other regional airports. Photograph:  Phocus

Covid-19 has left Knock Airport nursing almost €4 million in losses, according to its managing director, Joe Gilmore. He told the Oireachtas Joint C(...)

Cork Airport, part of State company DAA, plans to open a centre that will provide tests approved by the Health Products Regulatory Authority. Photograph: Provision

Cork Airport will open a pre-departure Covid-19 testing centre on Thursday. The Republic’s airports plan to provide virus screening for departing pas(...)

New regulations demand that by 2020 airport screening systems for baggage that passengers check in must match detection levels similar to medical CAT scans. Photograph: iStock

New EU rules requiring tougher security screening of air travellers’ baggage will cost the Republic’s regional airports at least €14 million. The new(...)

Kerry Airport in Farranfore. The airport carried 335,480 passengers last year.

Kerry Airport increased its profit by more than €486,000 last year but government grants covering capital assets and operational costs far eclipsed th(...)

Kerry Airport in Farranfore. Brexit is going to be a big problem,” says Basil Sheerin, the airport’s financial controller. Photograph: Nigel Cox/Kerry Airport

A new arrivals hall and an expanded departures area with a bar and restaurant is planned for Kerry Airport to accommodate increased passenger numbers,(...)