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# Dublin Airport

23rd September 2023
‘Driven to despair’: Random airport stabbing was ‘cry for help,’ court told
The Irish citizen originally from Angola appeared at Dublin District Court today when Judge John Campbell refused bail and held him in custody.
Last week
17th September 2023 - 23rd September 2023
Ryanair's decision to cut Dublin Airport winter schedule based on 'false' claims, says DAA
DAA said regulated charges at the airport are set to rise by only 6% in 2024, not 45% as Ryanair claimed.
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.
Kerry military enthusiast has trial date set over machine gun component in luggage
Registered firearms trader Patrick O’Mahony Jr faces a single charge for possessing a bolt from a Browning machine gun.
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.
Woman arrested at airport over cannabis seizure thought she was transporting handbags, court hears
Garda Tom McLoughlin alleged the accused had two suitcases and there was a “deliberate attempt to conceal 37kg of cannabis”.
Herbal cannabis and suspected ketamine worth €1.3 million seized at Dublin Airport
The drugs were seized as part of two separate intelligence-led operations on Saturday.
Last month
August 2023
UK air traffic services says fault was caused by flight data it received
There are no indications that the failure was caused by a cyber-attack, according to the UK’s National Air Traffic Services (Nats).
Michael O'Leary said Ryanair had to cancel 250 flights yesterday, with a further 70 flights axed today following the incident.
Flights "to, from and over the UK" have been delayed or cancelled today, a spokesperson for Dublin Airport said.
Dublin Airport has waived any car parking fees for customers returning to the airport as a result of delays.
15 noise measuring systems installed in areas around Dublin Airport
Noise levels in the residential areas around the airport has been a bone of contention in recent months.
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.
July 2023
Man (20s) arrested after €700,000 worth of herbal cannabis seized at Dublin Airport
Revenue officers made the discovery after searching the baggage of a passenger who had disembarked a flight from Canada.
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.
Man refused bail over €340k cannabis seizure at Dublin Airport after flight from LA
A garda told the court that customs officers detected the drugs in a suitcase, and she alleged the accused was ‘caught red-handed’.
Man (30s) arrested after €340,000 worth of herbal cannabis seized at Dublin Airport
The drugs were found when Revenue officers stopped and searched the baggage of a passenger who had disembarked a flight from Los Angeles.
Man arrested at Dublin Airport allegedly flew from Los Angeles with €650,000 of cannabis
The accused, who has an address in Manchester, was charged with importing 32.5 kilos of cannabis and having the drug for sale or supply.
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.
June 2023
Passersby capture video of funnel cloud over Dublin Airport
The videos show a narrow, spiralling cloud formation that looks to the untrained eye like a small tornado.
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.
Airport chief says car park spaces neither 'really expensive' nor unavailable
Kenny Jacobs told the Oireachtas transport committee it was a “myth” that travellers could not get parking this summer
Some flights to and from Dublin today cancelled due to air traffic control strikes in France
Flights to and from Spain and France are among those being impacted by the strike action.
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.
May 2023
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.”
Man and woman charged following seizure of €600k worth of cannabis in Dublin Airport
The drugs were found in passenger luggage on an inbound flight.
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.
Dublin Airport drone accused puts off indicating a plea to examine aviation exclusion zones
It’s alleged that Brills intentionally interfered with the operation of air navigation facilities at Dublin Airport by operating a drone in the 300-metre critical area.
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.
April 2023
Man awarded €30k from wheelchair assistance company after fall at Dublin Airport bus stop
The former college principal was returning from a visit to Fatima Shrine in Portugal when his wheelchair assistant left him to board the bus alone.