• News for Human Interest

    Tuesday, January 15, 2019
    Dublin Airport Sets New Passenger Record • Busiest ever year for Dublin Airport - 31.5m passengers• Extra 1.9m passengers last year• Record 5 million long-haul passengers• Eighth consecutive year of traffic growth• Traffic growth generates economic benefits throughout the island of Ireland Dublin Airport welcomed a total of 31.5 million passengers during 2018, setting a new record for the ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Economic, Partner
    Thursday, January 10, 2019
    Dublin Airport's Community Fund Reopens For Applications   Dublin Airport’s Community Fund has reopened for applications and will remain open for a period of six weeks until Monday February 12, 2019.   The airport’s €10 million Community Fund was launched in 2017 with an annual investment of €400,000 over 25 years. Support is focussed on areas such as: environment and sustainability, sports ...read more
    Categories: Community, Partner, Human Interest
    Tuesday, January 08, 2019
    Dublin Airport’s Hydration Stations Take Off  Dublin Airport has upgraded its water fountains and retrofitted them with new taps to make it easier to refill water bottles.Dublin Airport has also made its water fountains more visible by re-branding them with new Hydration Station signage. The re-branding of the water fountains is in response to customer feedback and to increase passenger awareness ...read more
    Categories: Partner, Human Interest
    Wednesday, August 01, 2018
    Dublin Airport has partnered with The Little Museum of Dublin to create the ‘Wings of Ireland: A People’s History of Irish Aviation’ exhibition. The exhibition, which opened to the public recently, pays tribute to Ireland’s pioneering aviators. Visitors to the exhibition can follow the flight of Irish aviation from the earliest aviators to the world-class industry we experience ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Partner
    Monday, July 23, 2018
    A collaboration of stunning illustrations to celebrate the history of well-known Irish surnames is now on display at the South Gates boarding area at Dublin Airport.    This unique exhibition, which is called ‘All in a Name’, showcases seven real-life people and describes some of the history associated with their popular surnames dating back to the 15th and 16th centuries. The myths and ...read more
    Categories: Partner, Human Interest
    Friday, July 20, 2018
    Dublin Airport welcomes today’s announcement by Norwegian that it is to increase capacity on its Dublin to Province Boston service by 40%. The airline will offer a year-round daily service between Dublin and Providence Boston, up from five per week currently, next summer. Welcoming the additional frequency, Dublin Airport Managing Director Vincent Harrison said “We are delighted to see ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Partner, Human Interest
    Friday, July 20, 2018
    Dublin Airport has renewed its commitment to Airport’s Council International (ACI) Airport Carbon Accreditation (ACA) at Level 2 (Reduction) for another year. To achieve the accreditation, airports must map and measure the impact of airport activities in terms of greenhouse gas emissions.  The certification provides a common framework for active carbon management and covers the operational ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Partner, Human Interest
    Thursday, July 19, 2018
    Dublin Airport’s Airside Operations team held a Safety Awareness Day recently to promote and enhance the culture of safety on the airfield. More than 12,000 people from 470 companies work on or around the airfield at Dublin Airport and ensuring their safety as well as the safety of passengers, aircraft and vehicles is a key priority for the Airside Operations team. Dublin Airport Airside ...read more
    Categories: Community, Partner, Human Interest
    Tuesday, June 26, 2018
    Dublin Airport has achieved an 80% saving in car park energy consumption thanks to an upgrade to the lighting and control systems used in one of the short-term and some of the long-term surface car parks.   Previously car park lighting accounted for 45% of the airport’s car park energy consumption. The new system will reduce Dublin Airport’s annual primary energy consumption by a massive ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Partner, News Release
    Thursday, June 21, 2018
    Dublin Airport welcomes today’s announcement from Norwegian that it is to operate a new direct daily year-round service to Hamilton Ontario (Toronto) from March 2019.The airline will operate its Dublin to Hamilton service with a new Boeing 737 MAX aircraft.Welcoming the new route. Dublin Airport Managing Director Vincent Harrison said “Hamilton will be Dublin Airport’s fifth destination in Canada, ...read more
    Categories: Economic, News Release, Human Interest, Partner
    Tuesday, June 19, 2018
    Passion for the environment and sustainability is embedded into the core of everything that Java Republic do. They work hard to ensure and protect their carbon neutrality status each and every year. In 2008, Java Republic opened their unique custom-built Roastery in Ballycoolin, Dublin. In 2011 they were officially awarded carbon-neutral status, meaning that they can proudly say that we have ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, News Release, Member
    Tuesday, June 12, 2018
    Dublin Airport Welcomes First Direct Flight To BeijingDublin Airport is delighted welcome the launch of Hainan Airlines’ new direct service to Beijing.The year-round service is Dublin Airport’s first ever direct route to mainland China which is a major milestone for the entire Irish economy.Hainan will operate Dublin to Beijing direct with an Airbus A330 aircraft on Tuesdays and Saturdays and via ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Human Interest, Partner
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