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 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(...)

Rose Hynes: Saluted as having given “immense service . . . through her commitment to Shannon Group”.

Shannon Group chairwoman Rose Hynes is stepping down from the State company’s board following six years in the role. Board member Kathryn O’Leary Hig(...)

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(...)

A plummet in traffic at Dublin and Cork airports has led to losses of €100m to date at the DAA. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Aer Lingus is in talks with workers on job losses at the airline, its chief executive, Sean Doyle, confirmed to TDs and senators on Tuesday. Respondi(...)

Sinn Féin TD Matt Carthy said it ‘defied credibility’ that welfare officials could ‘just rock up to Dublin Airport’ to quiz arriving passengers. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

A key DAA executive told TDs and senators he was not personally aware that welfare inspectors were quizzing passengers arriving at Dublin Airport. Th(...)

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 (...)

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(...)

 Last year Shannon Airport saw  its first annual falloff in numbers  since 2013, with 150,000 fewer travellers than in 2018. Photograph:  Arthur Ellis/Press22

Post-tax profits at Shannon Group, which operates Shannon Airport, rose 43 per cent to €21.6 million last year despite the first reduction in passenge(...)

Shannon Airport  had a disappointing year with passenger numbers declining by 8 per cent

The update from State-owned Shannon Group yesterday on its performance for 2019 was something of a mixed bag. Its commercial properties unit and her(...)

1. Which company has been charged with delivering high-speed broadband to rural Ireland? 2. In which city was the new Central Bank of Ireland governo(...)

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