Organisation: Waterford Airport
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
The Government has said a decision on Waterford Airport's future will be made in July but warned securing a commercial carrier for the facility is vital.
Tue, 23 Apr, 2019
A decision on the future of Waterford Airport is "near completion", according to the Department of Transport.
Mon, 08 Apr, 2019
An independent review on the future of troubled Waterford Airport has been completed and sent to Transport Minister, Shane Ross.
Thu, 09 Aug, 2018
Aer Southeast is to refund its passengers.
Fri, 07 Jul, 2017
Flights to the UK are to resume at Waterford Regional Airport after a year-long hiatus which has seen no scheduled commercial services at the facility.
Tue, 20 Jun, 2017
Thirty-three million people travelled through Irish airports last year, a 10% increase on the previous year.
Wed, 19 Apr, 2017
Management at Waterford Airport has denied a claim by striking workers that the airport is set to engage “strikebreakers” to assist with services while the indefinite protest continues.
Thu, 21 Jul, 2016
One of the country’s regional airports is facing an uncertain future following the decision by UK carrier Flybe to cancel the only remaining route using the facility.
Sat, 13 Dec, 2014
Should a ferry ever be engulfed in flames off the Irish coastline with a threat to the lives of dozens of passengers and crew, those who may be involved in the emergency response have a flavour of what to expect following a major training exercise yesterday.
Thu, 08 May, 2014
The new chief executive of Waterford Airport has identified the need to expand the facility’s range of destinations, particularly London, as a priority.
Fri, 04 Oct, 2013
Desmond O’Flynn has been appointed as the new chief executive of Waterford Airport.
Thu, 03 Oct, 2013
Waterford Airport is to begin the hunt for a new chief executive following the news that incumbent Graham Doyle is leaving to take up a government role.
Wed, 12 Jun, 2013
The decision by Aer Arann to end its flights to and from Waterford Regional Airport, leaving the airport serviced by just one other airline on one route, has been met with disappointment.
Tue, 06 Nov, 2012
The chief executive of Waterford Airport, Graham Doyle, has expressed his disappointment after Aer Arann announced they are to discontinue their services at the airport from early January 2013.
Mon, 05 Nov, 2012
BUSINESS and tourism in the south-east received a boost yesterday with the news that Flybe is to operate a new route connecting Waterford Airport with Birmingham.
Wed, 18 Jan, 2012
YESTERDAY marked the 30th anniversary of the first air services to and from the south-east of Ireland, when the new IR£1.5 million Waterford Airport was granted an operational licence.
Fri, 16 Dec, 2011
AT least 280 jobs are at risk in Galway, Waterford and Sligo airports.
Tue, 17 May, 2011
The head of Waterford Airport has said that maintaining services there is critical to the economic development of the area, following reports that the facility's future is in doubt.
Mon, 16 May, 2011
Tue, 18 Jan, 2011
A new report is highlighting the importance of Waterford Airport to the economy of the South East region.
Thu, 25 Feb, 2010
HIGH flyers at the Irish National Hot Air Ballooning Championships showed yesterday they were not just full of hot air.
Fri, 25 Sep, 2009
WATERFORD AIRPORT is meeting the challenges of a more competitive environment and its daily throughput of passengers is very much in line with its revised forecast for 2009, according to airport chief executive, Graham Doyle.
Sat, 28 Feb, 2009
Waterford Airport has reported a 25% increase in the number of passengers that passed through its gates last year.
Tue, 13 Jan, 2009
SLIPPING under the radar of media and public attention, Waterford Airport has been the quiet success story of Ireland’s regional airports in the past 12 months.
Wed, 06 Aug, 2008
THE €8 million upgrade of Waterford’s Airport Road is now open to traffic, making access to the regional airport easier for the growing number of passengers availing of its routes to Britain and continental Europe.
Fri, 18 Jul, 2008
WATERFORD Airport is flying high. Compared with last year, a dramatic 46% increase has been recorded in the number of passengers flying in and out of the airport, during the first half of 2008.
Tue, 08 Jul, 2008
Thousands of jobs will be created in Waterford City if plans for a massive retail and residential development get the go-ahead, it was announced today.
Mon, 09 Jun, 2008
WATERFORD is on cloud nine as its airport prepares for new European routes.
Wed, 07 May, 2008
WATERFORD Airport has announced a 51% increase in the number of passengers travelling through the regional hub.
Mon, 28 Apr, 2008
A LITTLE more than a year ago, he was a supervisor in a local factory.
Tue, 12 Feb, 2008
WATERFORD Airport has experienced a surge of passengers using the facility to get home for the Christmas holiday season.
Mon, 24 Dec, 2007
A PROMINENT Waterford businessman who won admiration for his involvement in the city’s hosting of the Tall Ships’ Race in 2005 is to take a wider role in the promotion of sail training.
Tue, 21 Aug, 2007
THE number of passengers using Waterford Airport has nearly doubled from 8,757 passengers in July 2006 to 15,600 passengers in July of 2007.
Tue, 07 Aug, 2007
A NEW website aimed at potential passengers and clients has been launched by Waterford Airport.
Tue, 31 Jul, 2007
AER ARANN has launched a new route, for under €40 a ticket, from Waterford to Birmingham, while frequency is to be increased on other services.
Tue, 15 May, 2007
HUNDREDS of bottles of alcohol and other goods were seized by airport police at regional airports over Christmas, figures show.
Thu, 18 Jan, 2007
DIRECT flights between the south-east and some of Europe’s top hot spots could be on the cards within months.
Wed, 13 Sep, 2006
South-East Correspondent Neans McSweeney looks back at 21 busy years of international flights.
Mon, 17 Jul, 2006
A HIGHLY successful business leader responsible for Waterford’s largest private employer has added his voice to growing calls for the granting of designation to Waterford Institute of Technology to allow it to become the University of the South East.
Wed, 21 Jun, 2006
HIGH-FLYERS can now take to the skies over Waterford as part of a venture at its rapidly expanding regional airport.
Tue, 02 May, 2006
CONCERNS about Waterford’s future as a gateway city eased last night as airport bosses said they hope to have a new service for passengers within weeks and business leaders were assured of continued transport links.
Thu, 23 Jan, 2003
Management at Waterford's South East Regional Airport have issued protective notice to its 22 employees.
Mon, 16 Dec, 2002