Tag: Dublin

Ryanair Warns of Job Losses after Cutting Dublin Fleet by 20%

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ryanair’s Board approved a plan to cut its Dublin based fleet from 30 to 24 aircraft for the winter 2018 season. These reductions have been driven by the rapid growth of Ryanair’s Polish charter airline. This airline is growing profitably in 2018, allied to a down turn in forward bookings and airfares in Ireland partly […]

Norwegian To Recruit Boeing 737 Pilots

Reading Time: 2 minutes Norwegian will open a new pilot base at Dublin Airport later this year to support the airline’s growing international operations, including the new transatlantic routes from Dublin, Cork, Shannon and Belfast. Recruitment is now underway for new pilot positions for the Dublin base. Earlier this summer, Norwegian launched 24 weekly transatlantic flights from Cork, Shannon, […]

Dublin Airport Sees Busiest Month In Its 77-Year History

Reading Time: 2 minutes Dublin Airport welcomed more than 3.1 million passengers in July, which was a new monthly record for the airport, and a 6% increase on the same period last year. July was the first time in the airport’s 77-year history that more than three million passengers have been facilitated in a single month. A total of […]

Bombardier C Series Historic First Passenger Flight from Dublin to Zurich

Reading Time: 2 minutes Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today the successful completion of a C Series aircraft demonstration flight carrying senior executives from about twenty Star Alliance member airlines and media representatives. The historic flight of the innovative C Series aircraft, which features state-of-the-art technologies, departed Dublin at the conclusion of the 2016 Annual General Meeting of the International […]

IATA: Aviation Leaders Gathering in Dublin

Reading Time: 2 minutes The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that leaders of the global air transport industry are gathering in Dublin, Ireland for the Association’s 72nd Annual General Meeting (AGM) and World Air Transport Summit. The AGM will open with keynote addresses by Shane Ross TD, Ireland’s Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, and Dr. Olumuyiwa Benard […]

Dublin Airport Sets New Record with 25M Passengers in 2015

Reading Time: 4 minutes Dublin Airport had its busiest ever year in 2015, as a record 25 million passengers travelled through the airport during the past 12 months. Passenger numbers increased by 15% last year with an additional 3.3 million people using Dublin Airport during 2015. The expansion was fuelled by 22 new routes and extra capacity on almost […]