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State airports company DAA is borrowing €500 million through a bond issue to provide the group with long-term cash. Photograph:  Collins

State airports company DAA is borrowing €500 million through a bond issue to provide the group with long-term cash. DAA, responsible for Cork and Dub(...)

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 (...)

Terminal 2 at Dublin Airport – further improvements would have to be paid for from airline fees. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Dublin Airport could seek more cash from airlines to help pay for further improvements to its facilities, according to its chief executive, Kevin Tola(...)

DAA said that holders of some €259.4 millon of its remaining €550 million of 2018 bonds took up an offer in the past week to sell their notes back to the company. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

State-owned airport operator DAA returned to the bond market for the first time in eight years on Wednesday, selling €400 million of debt as it seeks(...)

More than 25 million passengers passed through Dublin Airport in 2015 and it is set to break that record this year as customers such as Ryanair and Aer Lingus add new routes and boost capacity.

State-owned Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) is refinancing €550 million in debt as it prepares to begin building its planned new runway. DAA said rece(...)

Dublin Airport. Airport operator DAA will seek an easing of flight restrictions attached to a near-decade old planning approval for a new Dublin runway, as it proceeds with plans to complete the €320 million project by 2020.  Photograph:Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Airport operator DAA will seek an easing of flight restrictions attached to a near-decade old planning approval for a new Dublin runway, as it proceed(...)

Pre-tax profits at Shannon-based duty free operator Aer Rianta International dropped by almost almost half last year to €18.9 million

Pre-tax profits at Shannon-based duty free operator Aer Rianta International dropped by almost almost half last year to €18.9 million. According to ne(...)