One flight was forced to divert to Cork Airport while others were placed in holding patterns because of restrictions associated with the departure of the jet carrying the US Vice President this morning.
Norwegian said in response to the suspension of Boeing 737 Max planes by European aviation authorities, which are used on its Cork and Shannon routes to the US, it would transport passengers by bus to Dublin, where they will fly on different Boeing aircraft.
Sod-turning on a major new development usually brings with it an air of excitement — and when that development is an airport expansion, the mood is even more elevated. A busy airport signals you’ve arrived — as a destination, as an attractive investment proposition, as a country that’s on the up.
Potential plans by Aer Lingus-owner IAG to gobble up Norwegian Air Shuttle is bad news for Ireland’s consumers less than three years after the Government sold its 25% stake in the Irish airline, the Consumers’ Association of Ireland has said.