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Dublin: 23°C Tuesday 9 August 2022

#DAA

# daa - Thursday 4 August, 2022

Dublin Airport: Defence Forces to come off 'standby' and DAA has not sought extension to deal
# Airport Chaos
# Airport Chaos

Dublin Airport: Defence Forces to come off 'standby' and DAA has not sought extension to deal

Thu 12:05 AM 23,220 Views 11 Comments

Members have been trained to assist with security but have not yet been called in.

# daa - Tuesday 2 August, 2022

Shane Lowry's golf clubs missing in Dublin Airport
# Bye Bye Birdie
# Bye Bye Birdie

Shane Lowry's golf clubs missing in Dublin Airport

Aug 2nd 2022, 3:26 PM 38,721 Views 28 Comments

The 35-year-old has asked the DAA to locate his lost luggage and kit bag.

# daa - Thursday 14 July, 2022

Overflowing toilets and long queues: Passenger complaints about Dublin Airport at start of summer
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

Overflowing toilets and long queues: Passenger complaints about Dublin Airport at start of summer

Jul 14th 2022, 12:05 AM 34,543 Views 30 Comments
  • Correspondence sent to the Department of Transport shows the frustrations of those who used the airport in late May.
  • Transport Minister Eamon Ryan has said the Government will not cut passenger numbers at the airport.

# daa - Tuesday 5 July, 2022

Dublin Airport says its plan to handle the summer surge is working
# DAA
# DAA

Dublin Airport says its plan to handle the summer surge is working

Jul 5th 2022, 7:20 AM 15,614 Views 8 Comments

The airport authority issued an update to say that its improvements ahead of the summer period had “achieved their desired result”.

# daa - Tuesday 21 June, 2022

Officials seek meeting with US airlines group amid concerns over Dublin Airport delays
# DAA
# DAA

Officials seek meeting with US airlines group amid concerns over Dublin Airport delays

Jun 21st 2022, 7:51 PM 21,091 Views 33 Comments

Taoiseach says the delays at Dublin Airport has not caused damage to Irish tourism.

# daa - Monday 13 June, 2022

Dublin Airport sports facility narrowly avoids closure after discussions with DAA
# Swerve
# Swerve

Dublin Airport sports facility narrowly avoids closure after discussions with DAA

Jun 13th 2022, 7:00 PM 34,559 Views 17 Comments

ALSAA, home to around 40 sports clubs, had been told to vacate the premises by the end of the month.

# daa - Saturday 4 June, 2022

Dublin Airport running 'smoothly' following 'busy first wave' earlier today
# Busy But Moving
# Busy But Moving

Dublin Airport running 'smoothly' following 'busy first wave' earlier today

Updated Jun 4th 2022, 2:55 PM 54,701 Views 49 Comments

The DAA said systems put in place to prevent significant backlogs have “worked very well”.

# daa - Friday 3 June, 2022

DAA says Dublin Airport queue times now under ten minutes as things running 'very efficiently'
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

DAA says Dublin Airport queue times now under ten minutes as things running 'very efficiently'

Updated Jun 3rd 2022, 1:45 PM 45,477 Views 63 Comments

DAA spokesperson Graeme McQueen told The Journal the company is “fully concentrated” on making sure everyone flies out this weekend.

Flying out of Dublin Airport? Packing light could save you some time
# Airport Chaos
# Airport Chaos

Flying out of Dublin Airport? Packing light could save you some time

Jun 3rd 2022, 6:30 AM 23,593 Views 31 Comments

DAA has vowed to prevent a repeat of last weekend, but if you’re still worried, here’s some packing advice.

# daa - Thursday 2 June, 2022

Here's what to expect at Dublin Airport this weekend as drop-off road closes outside T1
# T1/T2 Judgement Day
# T1/T2 Judgement Day

Here's what to expect at Dublin Airport this weekend as drop-off road closes outside T1

Updated Jun 2nd 2022, 4:20 PM 62,158 Views 31 Comments

The DAA has released its plan of how it intends to try to prevent further inordinate queues.

DAA pleaded not to be hit with fines over lengthy queues
# Airport Chaos
# Airport Chaos

DAA pleaded not to be hit with fines over lengthy queues

Jun 2nd 2022, 4:00 PM 19,281 Views 12 Comments

Correspondence shows that the Dublin Airport operator said any over-emphasis on queuing times risked the potential for non-compliance with stringent EU rules on security.

There will have to be 'consequences' if DAA airport plan fails, warns minister
# Up Up And Queue
# Up Up And Queue

There will have to be 'consequences' if DAA airport plan fails, warns minister

Updated Jun 2nd 2022, 2:34 PM 23,238 Views 44 Comments

Dublin Airport Authority says it is ‘very, very confident’ passengers will not miss flights this weekend.

# daa - Wednesday 1 June, 2022

Airport CEO defends using VIP private terminal to fly to Saudi Arabia on Saturday
# Gulf In Service
# Gulf In Service

Airport CEO defends using VIP private terminal to fly to Saudi Arabia on Saturday

Jun 1st 2022, 5:21 PM 47,843 Views 41 Comments

Dalton Philips said he “came straight back” when the queueing chaos ensued the following day.

Dublin Airport 'holding areas' outside terminal building to be used for early passengers if needed
# Holiday From Hell
# Holiday From Hell

Dublin Airport 'holding areas' outside terminal building to be used for early passengers if needed

Updated Jun 1st 2022, 3:29 PM 73,474 Views 111 Comments
  • The holding areas, which will include car parks, are a contingency measure that are not expected this weekend.
  • DAA CEO Dalton Philips said he had "a high level of confidence" that last week's lengthy queues won't be repeated.
  • He acknowledged however that some people may be forced to queue outside.

# daa - Tuesday 31 May, 2022

Politicians call for ‘heads to roll’ at DAA over massive queues
# Turbulent Times
# Turbulent Times

Politicians call for ‘heads to roll’ at DAA over massive queues

Updated May 31st 2022, 9:25 PM 109,405 Views 155 Comments

Dublin Airport plans to increase the number of security lanes at peak times to deal with lengthy queues.

# daa - Monday 30 May, 2022

DAA given until tomorrow morning to find solutions to airport chaos, ministers say
# Final Call
# Final Call

DAA given until tomorrow morning to find solutions to airport chaos, ministers say

Updated May 30th 2022, 7:50 PM 121,543 Views 199 Comments

Around 1,000 people missed a flight yesterday because of lengthy queues.

# daa - Sunday 29 May, 2022

Ministers ‘deeply unhappy’ over scenes at Dublin Airport
# Queue Chaos
# Queue Chaos

Ministers ‘deeply unhappy’ over scenes at Dublin Airport

Updated May 29th 2022, 5:27 PM 150,835 Views 228 Comments

The Taoiseach said the transport minister will be engaging with the airport operator, saying the situation is “not satisfactory.”

# daa - Saturday 28 May, 2022

Security queues stretch outside terminal building as 50,000 pass through Dublin Airport
# Airport Queues
# Airport Queues

Security queues stretch outside terminal building as 50,000 pass through Dublin Airport

May 28th 2022, 1:52 PM 64,540 Views 67 Comments

Airport operator DAA said it’s “another busy weekend” at the transport hub.

# daa - Tuesday 19 April, 2022

DAA issues new advice to passengers due to fly out of Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

DAA issues new advice to passengers due to fly out of Dublin Airport

Apr 19th 2022, 9:30 PM 57,991 Views 24 Comments

The daa said those due to fly out on short-haul flights to Europe or the UK should arrive up to two and a half hours before departure.

# daa - Tuesday 12 April, 2022

DAA urges passengers not to arrive too early for flights over Easter weekend
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

DAA urges passengers not to arrive too early for flights over Easter weekend

Apr 12th 2022, 6:34 PM 31,534 Views 27 Comments

In a statement, the daa said that passengers should arrive at Dublin Airport up to three and a half hours before their flight.

# daa - Saturday 9 April, 2022

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
# The Fix
# The Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Apr 9th 2022, 8:06 PM 10,438 Views 0 Comments

Here’s a roundup of stories from today.

Continued Dublin Airport queues as passengers left waiting outside terminals in the early hours
# Airport Issues
# Airport Issues

Continued Dublin Airport queues as passengers left waiting outside terminals in the early hours

Apr 9th 2022, 11:19 AM 52,162 Views 62 Comments

A daa spokesperson said people queued outside the airport for a maximum of 15-20 minutes before dawn this morning.

# daa - Tuesday 8 March, 2022

DAA accused of 'money grab' over planned drop-off and collection charges at Dublin Airport
# Airport Toll
# Airport Toll

DAA accused of 'money grab' over planned drop-off and collection charges at Dublin Airport

Mar 8th 2022, 4:30 PM 30,128 Views 66 Comments

Charges for driving close to the airport will be introduced later this year.

# daa - Monday 7 March, 2022

DAA secures green light for new paid drop-off and pick-up zone at Dublin airport
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

DAA secures green light for new paid drop-off and pick-up zone at Dublin airport

Mar 7th 2022, 10:15 PM 43,448 Views 88 Comments

The scheme was given the go-ahead by Fingal County Council.

# daa - Sunday 29 August, 2021

Dublin Airport apologises for 'lengthy queues' at security screening
# Delays
# Delays

Dublin Airport apologises for 'lengthy queues' at security screening

Aug 29th 2021, 2:07 PM 52,071 Views 72 Comments

Passengers expressed anger on social media over the length of time they spent in queues.

# daa - Friday 20 August, 2021

Dublin Airport facing potential strikes as unions to ballot members over outsourcing plans
# DAA
# DAA

Dublin Airport facing potential strikes as unions to ballot members over outsourcing plans

Aug 20th 2021, 5:20 PM 19,412 Views 11 Comments

The potential industrial action includes a full withdrawal of labour.

# daa - Tuesday 23 March, 2021

DAA case to have Travellers moved from airport runway exclusion zone resolved
# High Court
# High Court

DAA case to have Travellers moved from airport runway exclusion zone resolved

Mar 23rd 2021, 6:21 PM 50,574 Views 0 Comments

The terms of the agreement between the parties are confidential.

# daa - Thursday 5 November, 2020

Terminal 1 at Dublin Airport is getting a facelift
# New Look
# New Look

Terminal 1 at Dublin Airport is getting a facelift

Nov 5th 2020, 5:48 PM 32,806 Views 29 Comments

Plans lodged by DAA aim to improve the terminal’s energy efficiency.

# daa - Wednesday 28 October, 2020

Transport minister says government wants an airport testing system in place by Christmas
# Eamon Ryan
# Eamon Ryan

Transport minister says government wants an airport testing system in place by Christmas

Oct 28th 2020, 1:12 PM 26,872 Views 64 Comments

Minister Michael McGrath says the hope is Level 5 gives us a decent Christmas.

Rapid pre-departure testing will get loved ones home for Christmas, says Dublin Airport Authority
# Travel
# Travel

Rapid pre-departure testing will get loved ones home for Christmas, says Dublin Airport Authority

Oct 28th 2020, 7:15 AM 64,097 Views 29 Comments

Representatives from Ryanair, Aer Lingus as well as the Shannon Group and Rome Airport will also appear before the committee.

# daa - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

DAA says coronavirus testing in Irish airports would be 'challenging'
# Covid Committee
# Covid Committee

DAA says coronavirus testing in Irish airports would be 'challenging'

Jul 28th 2020, 12:48 PM 13,431 Views 42 Comments

According to the DAA, travel to the 15 Green list countries represented only 9% of their traffic in 2019.

# daa - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

It's not all holidays, so who's getting on the flights out of Dublin Airport?
# Leaving On A Jet Plane
# Leaving On A Jet Plane

It's not all holidays, so who's getting on the flights out of Dublin Airport?

Jul 1st 2020, 7:30 PM 102,628 Views 59 Comments

Dublin Airport is far from what’s normal for the first day of July.

# daa - Monday 21 October, 2019

US flight diverted to Dublin after cleaning spillage affects passengers and crew
# Itchy Skin
# Itchy Skin

US flight diverted to Dublin after cleaning spillage affects passengers and crew

Oct 21st 2019, 3:00 PM 17,826 Views 8 Comments

The affected passengers complained of of suffering from “burning eyes” and “itchy skin” after a cleaning solution was spilled in the toilet.

# daa - Thursday 3 October, 2019

The government has been asked to consider extending state aid to Shannon and Cork airports
# Tourism And Transport
# Tourism And Transport

The government has been asked to consider extending state aid to Shannon and Cork airports

Oct 3rd 2019, 10:10 AM 274 Views 0 Comments

Could aviation be used to promote regional growth?

# daa - Thursday 26 September, 2019

'This is absolutely existential': Inside Dublin Airport's fight for growth
# Feature
# Feature

'This is absolutely existential': Inside Dublin Airport's fight for growth

Sep 26th 2019, 10:05 AM 6,509 Views 15 Comments

The airport has experienced a breakneck upswing. Now it is fighting regulatory challenges to keep up.

# daa - Thursday 1 August, 2019

Ryanair has claimed that absenteeism among Dublin Airport security staff is 'shocking'
# Tourism And Transport
# Tourism And Transport

Ryanair has claimed that absenteeism among Dublin Airport security staff is 'shocking'

Aug 1st 2019, 1:33 PM 3,910 Views 2 Comments

But operator DAA has strongly rejected the airline’s claims.

Emirates says Dublin Airport's infrastructural woes are hampering its business
# Tourism And Transport
# Tourism And Transport

Emirates says Dublin Airport's infrastructural woes are hampering its business

Aug 1st 2019, 1:28 PM 23,734 Views 37 Comments

The Gulf airline said the issue has had a ‘steady negative impact’ on its services.

# daa - Thursday 20 June, 2019

Plane makes emergency landing at Dublin Airport as passenger suffers suspected heart attack
# Emergency Landing
# Emergency Landing

Plane makes emergency landing at Dublin Airport as passenger suffers suspected heart attack

Jun 20th 2019, 1:43 PM 46,424 Views 28 Comments

United Airlines flight UA-70 was travelling from New York to Amsterdam at the time.

# daa - Thursday 9 May, 2019

Proposal to reduce Dublin Airport airline charges heavily criticised by DAA
# Airport Charges
# Airport Charges

Proposal to reduce Dublin Airport airline charges heavily criticised by DAA

May 9th 2019, 9:30 PM 19,856 Views 32 Comments

The Commission for Aviation Regulation has said charges for passengers should fall over the coming years.

# daa - Monday 25 March, 2019

Pressure on Ross to appoint Dublin Airport noise regulator despite conflict of interest concerns
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

Pressure on Ross to appoint Dublin Airport noise regulator despite conflict of interest concerns

Mar 25th 2019, 6:05 AM 13,130 Views 11 Comments

Fingal County Council was chosen as the noise regulator.

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