An application to fly direct charters flights from Knock Airport to the US in 1986 was rejected by the Government over fears of the political backlash, as such a move would end the agreed Shannon stopover for all transatlantic flights from Ireland.
Sun, 01 Jan, 2017
The Shannon-based duty free operator Aer Rianta International last year booked a profit of €9.3m on the sale of interests in its Commonwealth of Independent States-based duty-free business helping to increase its profits by 51% to €28.5m.
Mon, 17 Nov, 2014
Judging by the extensive reporting yesterday of the conversation that led to the dismissal as Irish manager of Giovanni Trapattoni, the Aer Rianta VIP area in Dublin Airport must have been a densely populated area on Wednesday morning.
Fri, 13 Sep, 2013
Ryanair’s announcement that it is dropping two of its Cork routes to Britain has come as a blow not just to Cork Airport but also to the Munster region as a whole, because it will inevitably impact on tourism and thus jobs in the tourist sector.
Fri, 29 Aug, 2008
I AM appalled but not surprised that the Government has broken all promises in relation to the creation of a debt-free Cork Airport and is now unfairly demanding that the airport pays a potentially crippling €100m towards the cost of its development.
Thu, 01 Mar, 2007
THE news that Cork Airport Authority (CAA) is to be saddled with a €100 million debt in exchange for freedom from control by the Dublin Airport Authority (Irish Examiner, February 20) flies in the face of the Government’s own plans for regional development.
Fri, 23 Feb, 2007