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#Dublin Airport

# dublin-airport - Tuesday 16 August, 2022

Households near Dublin Airport to get €20,000 insulation grants to reduce aircraft noise
# NOISY NEIGHBOUR
# NOISY NEIGHBOUR

Households near Dublin Airport to get €20,000 insulation grants to reduce aircraft noise

Tue 6:54 PM 37,917 Views 27 Comments

Fingal County Council has ammended its planning in regard to night time flights on the airport’s new North Runway.

# dublin-airport - Monday 15 August, 2022

DAA issues new passenger advice, reducing time to arrive at Dublin Airport before a flight
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

DAA issues new passenger advice, reducing time to arrive at Dublin Airport before a flight

Mon 11:45 AM 36,772 Views 16 Comments

The operator has said that “virtually all passengers” have moved through security in 30 mins this month.

# dublin-airport - Monday 8 August, 2022

€240,000 worth of herbal cannabis seized in Dublin Airport
# Revenue
# Revenue

€240,000 worth of herbal cannabis seized in Dublin Airport

Aug 8th 2022, 3:53 PM 10,975 Views 0 Comments

Revenue officers made the seizure as part of a routine inspection.

# dublin-airport - 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

Aug 4th 2022, 12:05 AM 23,327 Views 11 Comments

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

# dublin-airport - Wednesday 3 August, 2022

Musician Andy Irvine reunited with €16,000 instruments that went missing en route to Copenhagen
# Returned
# Returned

Musician Andy Irvine reunited with €16,000 instruments that went missing en route to Copenhagen

Aug 3rd 2022, 9:21 PM 23,095 Views 13 Comments

The singer-songwriter thanked “everybody who has helped me or shown concern about my missing instruments”.

# dublin-airport - 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 38,748 Views 28 Comments

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

# dublin-airport - Thursday 28 July, 2022

Woman whose missing airport luggage contained parents' ashes has suitcase returned
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

Woman whose missing airport luggage contained parents' ashes has suitcase returned

Jul 28th 2022, 1:58 PM 23,977 Views 2 Comments

Donna O’Connor flew from the US to Dublin via Canada at the end of last month to scatter her parents’ ashes in Ireland.

# dublin-airport - Tuesday 26 July, 2022

Aer Lingus says it 'can't guarantee' no flights will be cancelled over bank holiday weekend
# Flying
# Flying

Aer Lingus says it 'can't guarantee' no flights will be cancelled over bank holiday weekend

Updated Jul 26th 2022, 12:00 PM 36,029 Views 25 Comments
  • The airline said most cancellations were due to flight caps in other airports
  • Aer Lingus, DAA and two third-party baggage handlers appeared before the Oireachtas Transport Committee today
  • One baggage handler currently has nearly 3,000 lost bags to process

# dublin-airport - Monday 18 July, 2022

Leona Maguire locates golf bag after it went missing en route to Geneva
# Baggage Chaos
# Baggage Chaos

Leona Maguire locates golf bag after it went missing en route to Geneva

Updated Jul 18th 2022, 1:31 PM 43,707 Views 43 Comments

Maguire was flying out of Dublin Airport for a tournament.

# dublin-airport - Friday 15 July, 2022

Aer Lingus confirms further flight cancellations this weekend
# Cancelled
# Cancelled

Aer Lingus confirms further flight cancellations this weekend

Jul 15th 2022, 3:27 PM 33,896 Views 18 Comments

Ten flights destined for Munich, Lyon, Bordeaux and Gatwick have been axed.

The luggage is piling up at Dublin Airport, so what are your rights if your bag is lost?
# Lost Baggage
# Lost Baggage

The luggage is piling up at Dublin Airport, so what are your rights if your bag is lost?

Jul 15th 2022, 10:13 AM 45,212 Views 38 Comments

Transport Minister Eamon Ryan has met with both Ryanair and Aer Lingus on the baggage issues.

# dublin-airport - 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 34,585 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.

# dublin-airport - Wednesday 13 July, 2022

Aer Lingus refusing to appear before Oireachtas Committee is 'unacceptable', says chairperson
# Baggage And Flights
# Baggage And Flights

Aer Lingus refusing to appear before Oireachtas Committee is 'unacceptable', says chairperson

Updated Jul 13th 2022, 4:17 PM 33,644 Views 34 Comments

Eamon Ryan said that he would be meeting with Ryanair and Aer Lingus this week.

# dublin-airport - Tuesday 12 July, 2022

Three men arrested after €1.1 million worth of cocaine seized at Dublin Airport
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Three men arrested after €1.1 million worth of cocaine seized at Dublin Airport

Jul 12th 2022, 8:50 PM 13,681 Views 0 Comments

Some 16kg of cocaine was seized yesterday.

# dublin-airport - 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 15,618 Views 8 Comments

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

# dublin-airport - Friday 1 July, 2022

'This is unacceptable': Passengers left stranded after Aer Lingus flight cancellations
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

'This is unacceptable': Passengers left stranded after Aer Lingus flight cancellations

Jul 1st 2022, 4:41 PM 65,276 Views 30 Comments

One passenger told The Journal that the airline has offered to reschedule them to a flight four days after their original departure date.

Multiple flights cancelled by Aer Lingus today as further disruption expected this weekend
# Flight Cancellations
# Flight Cancellations

Multiple flights cancelled by Aer Lingus today as further disruption expected this weekend

Jul 1st 2022, 9:08 AM 50,072 Views 48 Comments

According to Dublin Airport’s Live Flight Information, there are seven return flights being cancelled by Aer Lingus today.

# dublin-airport - Wednesday 29 June, 2022

Aer Lingus cancels 12 flights to and from Dublin today over 'spike' in Covid-19 cases
# Cancelled
# Cancelled

Aer Lingus cancels 12 flights to and from Dublin today over 'spike' in Covid-19 cases

Jun 29th 2022, 5:30 PM 48,974 Views 20 Comments

The flights were bound for destinations in Scotland, Germany, France, Switzerland and the Netherlands.

Members of Defence Forces concerned about Cabinet approval of army standby for Dublin Airport
# Airport Chaos
# Airport Chaos

Members of Defence Forces concerned about Cabinet approval of army standby for Dublin Airport

Jun 29th 2022, 8:53 AM 17,883 Views 52 Comments

The president of PDForra pointed out that the Defence Forces are already short-staffed and this will increase pressure on members at barracks.

# dublin-airport - Tuesday 28 June, 2022

Defence Forces to be put on standby to assist at Dublin Airport security
# Send In The Army
# Send In The Army

Defence Forces to be put on standby to assist at Dublin Airport security

Updated Jun 28th 2022, 3:22 PM 63,007 Views 74 Comments
  • The decision to put the Defence Forces on standby was approved by Cabinet this morning.
  • The Defence Forces are set to be on standby for the next six weeks, during the airport's busy season.
  • Concerns have been raised over the work Defence Forces personnel will be required to carry out.

# dublin-airport - Friday 24 June, 2022

'Extremely busy': Dublin Airport says majority of passengers through security in 30 minutes
# Flying Through Security
# Flying Through Security

'Extremely busy': Dublin Airport says majority of passengers through security in 30 minutes

Jun 24th 2022, 9:09 AM 24,467 Views 49 Comments

Over 200,000 passengers are expected to depart Dublin over the next four days.

# dublin-airport - 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.

# dublin-airport - Friday 17 June, 2022

Poll reveals one in 10 Dublin Airport passengers to change travel plans due to queue chaos
# Travel Chaos
# Travel Chaos

Poll reveals one in 10 Dublin Airport passengers to change travel plans due to queue chaos

Jun 17th 2022, 12:05 AM 24,563 Views 28 Comments
  • A new poll reveals the long queues have prompted 12% of Dublin Airport passengers to change or cancel their flights, Michelle Hennessy reports.
  • Those aged 18-24 were more likely to say they had changed travel plans.

# dublin-airport - 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 34,571 Views 17 Comments

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

# dublin-airport - Saturday 11 June, 2022

'Just plain unfair': Criticism over summer surge in cost of Dublin Airport parking
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

'Just plain unfair': Criticism over summer surge in cost of Dublin Airport parking

Jun 11th 2022, 12:05 AM 60,646 Views 69 Comments

DAA said the airport is currently experiencing very high demand for car parking and this is pushing up the price.

# dublin-airport - Sunday 5 June, 2022

Dublin Airport sees busy morning 'with none of the delays of last week'
# Delays
# Delays

Dublin Airport sees busy morning 'with none of the delays of last week'

Updated Jun 5th 2022, 4:05 PM 32,367 Views 29 Comments

As many as 49,000 passengers are expected to depart from Dublin Airport today.

# dublin-airport - Saturday 4 June, 2022

Quiz: How much do you know about Dublin Airport?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: How much do you know about Dublin Airport?

Jun 4th 2022, 10:00 PM 46,108 Views 20 Comments

It hasn’t been the best week for the airport.

# dublin-airport - 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 45,488 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 23,628 Views 30 Comments

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

# dublin-airport - Thursday 2 June, 2022

‘Really bad planning’: Security expert says airport managers don’t grasp impact of decisions
# Queue Chaos
# Queue Chaos

‘Really bad planning’: Security expert says airport managers don’t grasp impact of decisions

Jun 2nd 2022, 6:15 PM 36,487 Views 31 Comments

‘There’s decisions being made where the managers don’t understand what’s going on on the ground’.

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 62,471 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 19,284 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.

# dublin-airport - Wednesday 1 June, 2022

The Explainer: What’s causing the chaos at Dublin Airport?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: What’s causing the chaos at Dublin Airport?

Jun 1st 2022, 6:30 PM 4,490 Views 2 Comments

Listen to hear travel editor Eoghan Corry explain what’s been causing the recent chaos.

Warrant out for bailed refugee author who allegedly got onto plane without boarding pass
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Warrant out for bailed refugee author who allegedly got onto plane without boarding pass

Jun 1st 2022, 6:00 PM 34,049 Views 0 Comments

Marina Hrabar failed to answer bail by not turning up for her scheduled appearance at Dublin District Court today.

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 47,844 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 73,490 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.

# dublin-airport - Tuesday 31 May, 2022

Passengers who missed flights due to Dublin Airport chaos have 'no automatic right to redress'
# Turbulent Times
# Turbulent Times

Passengers who missed flights due to Dublin Airport chaos have 'no automatic right to redress'

May 31st 2022, 12:38 PM 32,771 Views 14 Comments

Dublin Airport Authority may also face financial penalties, according to regulators.

# dublin-airport - 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 121,554 Views 199 Comments

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

'Strong rebound' in international travel as over 1.4 million people arrive in Ireland in April
# Arrivals And Departures
# Arrivals And Departures

'Strong rebound' in international travel as over 1.4 million people arrive in Ireland in April

May 30th 2022, 6:09 PM 13,447 Views 21 Comments

A majority of the passengers travelled to Ireland by air, 1,377,100, while just 99,500 came by sea.

Poll: Has the chaos at Dublin Airport made you change your travel plans this summer?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Has the chaos at Dublin Airport made you change your travel plans this summer?

May 30th 2022, 10:00 AM 44,542 Views 80 Comments

An estimated 1,000 people missed flights yesterday due to lengthy queues at the airport.

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