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Saturday 1 April 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Dublin Airport Authority

Last year
# on a jetplane
Inaugural flight takes off from Dublin Airport's new €320m North Runway
The new North Runway is 3.1 kilometres in length and is located 1.69km north of the current main runway at the airport.
Dublin Airport says its plan to handle the summer surge is working
The airport authority issued an update to say that its improvements ahead of the summer period had “achieved their desired result”.
# up up and queue
There will have to be 'consequences' if DAA airport plan fails, warns minister
Dublin Airport Authority says it is ‘very, very confident’ passengers will not miss flights this weekend.
# Dublin Airport
DAA issues new advice to passengers due to fly out of Dublin Airport
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.
# airport toll
DAA accused of 'money grab' over planned drop-off and collection charges at Dublin Airport
Charges for driving close to the airport will be introduced later this year.
# Dublin Airport
DAA secures green light for new paid drop-off and pick-up zone at Dublin airport
The scheme was given the go-ahead by Fingal County Council.
All time
# Courts
DAA adds Fingal council to action seeking vacant possession of land from Traveller families
The land had previously been leased to Fingal County Council to house Traveller families.
# Courts
Man who had luggage searched by Dublin Airport police after alleged theft loses €75k defamation claim
The DAA was investigating the theft of a Giorgio Armani watch.
# factcheck
FactCheck: Are Michael O'Leary and Ryanair right about Dublin Airport charges increasing?
The airline says the airport’s fees are rising. The airport disagrees. FactCheck steps in.
# no tea party
Those new flights from Cork to Boston may be grounded before takeoff
Norwegian Air International announced the route in September.
# farto
Dublin Airport security just seized a Minion fart gun from a toddler
A deadly, deadly weapon.
# farto
Dublin Airport security just seized a Minion fart gun from a toddler
A deadly, deadly weapon.
# striiiiiike
Travelling to Spain this week? We may have bad news for you...
There are four air traffic strikes planned in the coming days.
# 75 years
From a grass runway to 435m passengers: Dublin Airport has come a long way
Happy birthday to you, happy birthday to you, happy birthday dear Dublin Airport…
# Come Fly With Me
United Airlines flight makes emergency landing in Dublin
The flight, which was headed to Washington from Manchester, landed safely with 155 passengers on board.
SIPTU bosses vote to support future industrial action at Dublin airport
The union’s National Executive Council also voted to fight any further legal action.
# grounded
Talks about airport workers' pensions 'moving to more intensive phase'
This follows the halting of a strike that was planned for last Friday.
# Dispute
SIPTU members at Aer Lingus and DAA to vote on strike action
The decision comes a month after SIPTU said that Aer Lingus had threatened them with legal action legal action if they went ahead with a ballot.
# jetsetting
Dublin-Newfoundland route to launch next summer
The new service will operate from June to October from Dublin Airport.
# United Airlines
'Severe turbulence' caused loss of altitude on United Airlines flight to Dublin
One elderly person was taken to hospital after sustaining a cut to the head and seven others were treated at the scene.
# Dublin Airport
Second emergency landing at Dublin Airport since this morning
A Delta 767 from New York and a private Gulfstream jet landed safely at the airport after declaring emergencies, in separate incidents.
# Flying
Over two million passengers travelled through Dublin Airport last month
New figures show a seven per cent increase on passenger numbers when compared to the same period last year.
# Flights
Up and away: Fourth month of air traffic growth at Dublin Airport
Air traffic saw a growth of 3.9 per cent in June – but how many flights were there per day on average?
# Pigeons
Pigeon v Plane: The costly battle to keep the airspace bird-free
A recent incident involving pigeons which forced an Aer Lingus plane to abandon its flight to London has highlighted the measures Dublin Airport takes to keep the skies around the runway bird-free.
# Dublin Airport
Man freed after car overturns at Terminal 1 in Dublin Airport
The incident happened at the entrance to Terminal 1 this morning.
# Dublin Airport Authority
DAA made after tax profits of €19 million in 2012, down €11 million on 2011
The Annual Report for the group shows that is also incurred exceptional losses of €24 million.
# Dublin Airport
Management to help with security screening at Dublin Airport
Dublin Airport Authority has confirmed plans to ask managers to volunteer for customer service duties in the security screening area of the airport’s Terminal 1.
# Ombudsman
Children's Ombudsman gains power to oversee 180 new state bodies
Legislation taking effect today gives Emily Logan the power to investigate the treatment of children by a slew of new agencies.
# Air Travel
Passenger numbers at Dublin Airport up 4 per cent in first quarter of 2013
Just under 1.6 million passengers travelled through Dublin Airport last month according to figures published by DAA.
# Fire
WATCH: Smoke and fire training for Dublin Airport firefighters
The Dublin Airport Authority Fire Service use a simulator that can replicate numerous different fire situations on an aircraft.
# Fire
VIDEOS: A day in the life of the Dublin Airport Fire Service
Training, bird scaring and speeding across the runway for an emergency callout – there’s never a dull moment at the DAA fire station.
# Dublin Airport
PICS: Dublin Airport operating as normal after earlier runway incident
The airport said there was minor impact to flight times following the collapse of a small aircraft’s nosewheel on its main runway this morning.
# Emergency Landing
UPDATED: Aer Lingus flight makes emergency landing at Dublin Airport
The flight turned back after people reported smelling smoke in the cabin.
# Dublin Airport
Passenger numbers at Dublin Airport up 2 per cent
An extra 360,000 passengers used Dublin Airport last year with an increase of 420,000 in international passengers.
# Christmas
Welcome home! Emotional Christmas homecomings at Dublin Airport (video)
We’ve got something in our eye…
# snowfall
Stansted Airport “getting back to normal”
Meanwhile, Luton airport has reopened but is also experiencing delays due to snowfall.
# Left luggage
What happens to stuff that gets left behind in Dublin Airport?
Dublin Airport hangs onto lost items for three months. So what happens if nobody comes forward to claim it?