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Saturday 30 September 2023 Dublin: 11°C


This week
24th September 2023 - 30th September 2023
'It is incredibly disruptive': Householders' soaring stress levels over nighttime flights
A report by
Jane Moore
Details of complaints to the Aircraft Noise Competent Authority were released under FOI.
Last week
17th September 2023 - 30th September 2023
Man pleads not guilty in Dublin Airport drone case
He is accused of unlawfully and intentionally interfering with the operation of an air navigation facility.
Airport stabbing was 'random, unprovoked' attack, gardaí believe
One man in his 50s was stabbed in an apparently unprovoked incident outside the entrance to Terminal One.
Man arrested after stabbing incident at Dublin Airport
It’s understood a man was stabbed a number of times outside Terminal 1.
This month
September 2023
Co-owner prepared to sell Dublin Airport land to international fund as DAA says 'good luck'
The co-owner of the land said he is prepared to go to court to see a private terminal gain access to the airport’s runways.
Dublin Airport authority given legal permission to deter and take down drones
The new powers come after a number of incidents involving drones at the airport earlier this year.
Dublin Airport 'still interested' in buying land between two runways, but only at 'realistic value'
Daa CEO Kenny Jacobs was speaking at the launch of new study, which found that the airport contributes €9.6 billion in value to the Irish economy.
Last month
August 2023
More than 100 flights to and from Irish airports cancelled due to UK air traffic control fault
The UK’s National Air Traffic Service (NATS) has said that the cause of the technical fault will be investigated “very thoroughly”.
Consumer protection watchdog opens in-depth investigation into Dublin Airport car park acquisition
It follows a preliminary investigation and a number of third party submissions to the CCPC about the proposal.
Dublin Airport brings High Court challenge against order to reduce night time flights
An enforcement order was issued against the daa for allegedly breaching the terms of planning permission.
Analysis: What are the pros and cons of allowing DAA's proposed car park monopoly?
Catarina Marvão looks at what DAA’s plan to buy a private carpark near Dublin Airport would mean for consumers.
Dublin Airport bound flights diverted to Belfast due to drone sighting
The public has been reminded that it is illegal to fly drones within 5km of the airport.
Ryanair says Dublin Airport could face 'mass cancellations' if night-time flights are restricted
Fingal County Council has ordered DAA to restrict the number of flights between 11pm and 7am.
Dublin Airport records busiest-ever day with over 120,000 passengers passing through
Some 3.4 million people went through the airport in July.
Fingal County Council orders Dublin Airport to reduce number of night flights within six weeks
The enforcement notices requires daa to reduce the number of flights between 11pm and 7am at the airport to 65.
This year
Council refuses permission for Dublin Airport to expand US customs pre-clearance facility
Fingal County Council decided it would be premature pending consideration of the road network to serve the area.
Air bridge collapses at Dublin Airport Terminal Two
No one was injured in the incident.
Dublin Airport warns passengers all car parks sold out for coming days
Anyone travelling to the airport without an existing booking has been advised to use public transport or get a lift.
Additional 300 taxi permits for Dublin Airport to be issued this summer
This comes after the daa last month asked the public to use buses, taxis or get a lift to the airport after all its car parks sold out.
How to navigate any potential madness in Dublin Airport this summer season
The DAA says that arriving at the advised time will help avoid the system becoming clogged.
Dublin Airport say 'no need' for third terminal amid proposed sale of land between two runways
A spokesperson for the DAA said: “We are very good at planning and we don’t see the need for a third terminal at this time.”
Dublin Airport expect 425,000 passengers this weekend while car park demand is 'extremely high'
Demand for parking remains “extremely high” and DAA encourage passengers to find other methods of transport or arrange a lift.
Dublin Airport parking spaces expected to fill up this weekend
The airport’s short term car park is almost full but spaces have been set aside for people who are coming to pick travellers.
DAA deal to buy closed car park near Dublin Airport subject to competition authority approval
DAA said the purchase would immediately restore 6,200 parking spaces, but the CCPC said the review has not prevented DAA from ‘operating a car parking business’.
Dublin Airport warns passengers that all its car parks will likely be full this weekend
Members of the public who haven’t booked a parking space in advance are unlikely to get one, an airport official warned.
Refusal of DAA boss to appear before Dáil committee on airport security 'unacceptable'
Members of the committee have said the airport operators cannot put meeting off until the autumn.
Four flights diverted from Dublin Airport after 'emergency' incident declared
The incident occurred after a Ryanair flight landed at Dublin Airport this afternoon.
Anti-drone technology not online yet at Dublin Airport ahead of busy Easter weekend
Ryanair has called on Eamon Ryan and the daa to ensure the technology is ‘fully ready to operate over the busy Easter holiday period’.
Man arrested at Dublin Airport for boarding plane without passport or boarding pass
Gardaí confirmed that they arrested and charged a man in his 40s for trespassing offences at Dublin airport.
New plan revealed to avoid travel chaos at Dublin Airport this summer
The 15 point plan will see 400 additional seats introduced, and will aim to see most passengers get through security in less than 20 minutes.
Gardaí and DAA share leaflets warning people not to fly drones near Dublin Airport
Dublin Airport has been closed six times in the past two months as a result of drones entering the airspace.
'No current plans' for pick-up and drop-off charges at Dublin Airport despite planning approval
DAA was given the green light to introduce a new tolling system for motorists dropping off and collecting passengers at the airport.
DAA wins appeal over €5 million planning contribution demand from Fingal County Council
The contribution concerns a proposed development to replace airport parking for 13 aircraft which was removed due to the works on the north runway.
Dublin Airport operator 'rejects' it is in breach of planning permission over flight paths
A local community group said they are subjected to ‘ imposing noise that was never meant to be’.
Head of Dublin Airport says new drone technology can prevent flight disruption
Kenny Jacobs, chief executive of daa, has also called on the Government to do more to prevent the impact of drones in Irish airspace.
Dublin Airport to have counter-drone technology in place in a 'number of weeks', Chambers says
Flight activity in Dublin Airport was briefly suspended on Thursday evening due to illegal drone activity.
Eamon Ryan: Dublin Airport drone solution 'not as simple as Michael O'Leary says'
The Transport Minister has responded to Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary, who accused him of “sitting on his hands”.
The Ryanair boss said last night’s drone disruption resulted in three flights being diverted to Shannon and Belfast Airport.
Minister Ryan will bring a memo to Cabinet on Tuesday to "comprehensively address" the issue.
But O'Leary said: 'We need that done today, we don't need a memo to cabinet next Tuesday.'
Flight operations resume at Dublin Airport after brief suspension due to drone activity
Three flights were diverted as a result of the drone.
Aer Lingus says repeated drone disruption 'unacceptable' after flights suspended at Dublin Airport
Flights at the airport resumed after being suspended for 30 minutes yesterday evening.
Bail granted to man accused of causing security alert by flying drone near Dublin Airport last year
The man was arrested by Ballymun gardaí earlier today in relation to a drone incident in July of last year.