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Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) - Articles and news items

Dublin Airport progresses with plans for a second runway

Airport news  •  20 April 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

Operator daa is progressing with plans to build a new runway at Dublin Airport by 2020 following recovery of passenger numbers over the last two years.

Dublin Airport sets new record with 25 million passengers in 2015

Airport news  •  18 January 2016  •  Charlotte Batchelor

daa creating 350 new jobs due to increased traffic...

Plans confirmed for Dublin Airport Metro North link

Airport news  •  30 September 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

Irish Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohoe TD has announced plans to build a new Metro North link between Dublin Airport and the city centre.

Work begins on Dublin Airport €20 million modernisation project

Airport news  •  16 September 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

Work has begun on a £20 million modernisation project to improve aviation aprons at Dublin Airport for operator daa.

daa reports increase in profit and air passenger numbers

Airport news  •  1 May 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

daa, the state-owned operator of Dublin and Cork airports, has announced a profit increase of 41 percent to €40 million.

A demand-led approach to time management

Airport Extra  •  10 January 2014  •  Pat Bracken, Administration & Resource Planning Manager, Dublin Airport Authority

Seasonal peaks and troughs can cause chaos at an airport. Dublin Airport Authority's Pat Bracken looks at the solution DAA initiated in Summer 2013...

Passengers welcome SITA’s biometric gates at Dublin airport

Airport news  •  10 May 2013  •  SITA

Certain passengers arriving at Dublin Airport are able to avail of self-service immigration control at Ireland's borders...

DAA rebates €1.5M in airport charges to 25 airlines that grew business at Dublin last year

Airport news  •  10 January 2013  •  DAA

Passenger numbers at Dublin Airport increased by 2% last year to 19.1 million...

DAA to bring major international aviation conference to Ireland

Airport news  •  4 January 2013  •  Dublin Airport Authority (DAA)

Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) is bringing a major international aviation conference to Ireland this April...

DAA statement RE: Shannon separation

Airport news  •  3 December 2012  •  Dublin Airport Authority (DAA)

The Government has confirmed its decision to separate Shannon Airport from the Dublin Airport Authority (DAA)...

Shannon welcome for Airport separation announcement

Airport news  •  3 December 2012  •  Shannon Airport

“This is the beginning of a new era for Shannon Airport. December 31st 2012 has now been set as the date for the separation..."

Economic decline but airport growth

Issue 2 2012  •  29 March 2012  •  Vincent Harrison, Director of Strategy at the Dublin Airport Authority

Traffic at Dublin Airport Authority’s three Irish airports returned to overall growth last year, as a jump in inbound travellers more than offset continued weakness in outgoing trips. More than 22.7 million passengers used Dublin, Cork and Shannon airports during 2011, an increase of one per cent. Dublin Airport was DAA’s best performer last year with passenger traffic increasing by two per cent to 18.7 million passengers. Excluding domestic air travel within the Irish Republic, which has declined due to domestic economic factors and a much improved road network, international passenger numbers were up two per cent across the group and by three per cent at Dublin. Economic conditions remain the main driver of air travel and as the Irish economy contracted from 2008 passenger numbers declined, just as they had enjoyed double digit growth during the period of economic expansion. Dublin Airport’s traffic, for example, is still almost 40 per cent higher than it was in the year 2000, which equates to an extra five million passengers over the past 11 years, despite the recent slowdown.

New Chief Executive for London City Airport

Airport news  •  15 November 2011  •  London City Airport

London City Airport (LCY) has announced that CEO, Richard Gooding OBE, is to step down from his executive position after 15 years...

Dublin Airport Authority Chairman to resign

Airport news  •  13 May 2011  •  Dublin Airport Authority

David Dilger has informed the Board of the DAA of his intention to step down from his position as Chairman of the company...

Dublin unveils forward thinking terminal

Issue 1 2011  •  26 January 2011  •  Ciaran Scanlon, Project Director (T2) Terminal 2 at Dublin Airport Authority (DAA)

Dublin Airport’s Terminal 2 was officially opened by the Taoiseach (Prime Minister) of Ireland, Brian Cowen on November 19, 2010, to broad acclaim. The new facility, the largest public building ever constructed in Ireland, represents the centrepiece of the Dublin Airport Authority’s (DAA) €1.2 billion investment programme at the airport over the past five years. This programme incorporated more than 120 separate projects to a minimum value of €5 million and delivered new, expanded or upgraded facilities across the airfield, terminal buildings and landside campus. Amongst its larger projects were a new boarding gate facility, Pier D (2007); over 80 acres of aircraft parking zones, taxiways and contact stands (2008) and an extension to the existing passenger terminal (2009).

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