• News for Partner

    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
    Thursday, September 20, 2018
    Dublin Airport To Host Events Celebrating Culture Night 2018 Dublin Airport will host a series of events celebrating Culture Night 2018 this Friday evening September 21.   This is the first time that Dublin Airport has participated in Culture Night and the events are taking place as part of Fingal County Council’s extensive programme to celebrate Irish culture, creativity and the ...read more
    Categories: News Release, Community, Partner
    Thursday, September 13, 2018
    Busiest August Ever At Dublin Airport    Dublin Airport welcomed more than 3.2 million passengers last month, making it the busiest August in the airport’s 78-year history.   Passenger numbers increased by 6% last month helped by the introduction of 14 new routes over the summer period and extra capacity on more than 50 existing services. August was the second consecutive month that Dublin ...read more
    Categories: News Release, Community, Partner
    Thursday, September 13, 2018
    Dublin Airport’s Platinum Services Shortlisted for Two Global Awards   Dublin Airport’s specialised VIP facility, Platinum Services has been shortlisted in two categories in this year’s International Customer Experience Awards.   The International Customer Experience Awards recognise outstanding customer experience worldwide in a wide range of business areas. Platinum Services has been ...read more
    Categories: Community, Partner, News Release
    Wednesday, September 12, 2018
    Dublin Airport Welcomes Aer Lingus’ Transatlantic Route Expansion    Dublin Airport welcomes Aer Lingus’ announcement that it is to launch new direct services to Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota and Montreal, Canada next summer.   Aer Lingus will operate both routes daily with a Boeing 757 aircraft to Minneapolis-St. Paul commencing on July 8 and Montreal with a new Airbus A321 long-range ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Partner, Community, News Release
    Tuesday, September 11, 2018
    TAP To Launch Double Daily Dublin-Lisbon Service   Portuguese airline TAP is to launch a new double daily service between Dublin and Lisbon from next summer. The new route will bring additional choice for passengers travelling between Dublin and Lisbon and will also offer convenient onward connectivity to South America and other locations via TAP’s global network. “We’re delighted to welcome ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Partner, Community, News Release
    Wednesday, August 22, 2018
    Fingal Dublin Chamber Welcomes New Dallas Route at Dublin Airport Fingal Dublin Chamber welcomes American Airlines’ announcement that it is to operate a new Dublin-Dallas Fort Worth summer service from next June. The daily service will be Ireland’s first direct flight to Dallas, which is American’s largest hub for connecting traffic. It will improve connectivity from Ireland to the United ...read more
    Categories: Partner
    Friday, August 17, 2018
    Fingal Dublin Chamber welcomes the continued progress being made in increasing the number of transfer passengers coming through Dublin Airport. Figures released by Dublin Airport show that there was a 17% increase, to almost 1m passengers, in transfer traffic in the first 7 months of this year versus the same period last year. According to Fingal Dublin Chamber Chief Executive Anthony ...read more
    Categories: Member, Partner, News Release
    Wednesday, August 15, 2018
    July Was Dublin Airport’s Busiest Month EverDublin Airport welcomed more than 3.3 million passengers in July, making it the busiest month ever in the airport’s 78 year history. Passenger numbers increased by 7% compared to last July as Dublin Airport welcomed more than 100,000 passengers every day during the month. Passenger volumes to and from continental Europe increased by 6%, with more than ...read more
    Categories: Community, Partner, News Release
    Monday, August 13, 2018
    Dublin Airport has opened a new €16 million facility designed specifically for passengers who are transferring from one flight to another.   Built adjacent to Pier 4 close to Terminal 2, the new transfer area will greatly enhance Dublin Airport’s ability to compete for transfer traffic between Europe and North America and improve the quality of the product available for transferring ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Partner
    Thursday, August 02, 2018
    Almost 422,000 passengers are expected to travel through Dublin Airport this August Bank Holiday weekend from Friday, August 3 to Monday, August 6.  Passenger figures are up 4% compared to the same weekend last year.   Dublin Airport Communications Manager, Siobhán O’Donnell said this last bank holiday of the summer season will be busiest of the year with over 2,780 flights expected to arrive ...read more
    Categories: Fun Facts, Economic, Partner
    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
    Wednesday, July 18, 2018
    Dublin Airport welcomes today’s announcement by Lufthansa that it is to add a fifth daily service on its Dublin to Frankfurt route. This is the airline’s seventh expansion of services since 2014. The additional daily flight means that Lufthansa’s service between Dublin and Frankfurt will increase from 28 to 34 flights per week representing an increase in capacity of more than 20% when the ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Community, Partner
    Tuesday, July 10, 2018
    Dublin Airport welcomed more than 3.1 million passengers in June, which was a new monthly record for the airport and a 7% increase on the same period last year.   The increase in passenger numbers made it the busiest June in the airport’s 78-year history.   The number of passengers travelling to and from continental Europe grew by 6% with almost 1.7 million passengers travelling to and from ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Partner, News Release
    Monday, July 09, 2018
    daa has announced that it has appointed Ray Hernan as Chief Executive Officer of its global travel retail business Aer Rianta International (ARI).   Mr Hernan, who was recently Chief Executive of Bus Éireann, will take up his new role in August. Before joining Bus Éireann in late 2016, Mr Hernan held a number of executive roles in the retail sector, including Chief Executive of Arnotts, ...read more
    Categories: Partner, News Release
    Wednesday, July 04, 2018
    Dublin Airport, in partnership with NCAD, is holding an open call to invite anyone to submit a piece of work which will be displayed in Dublin Airport for up to 15 months.   The work, which will be displayed on a 7m x 2m billboard beyond the security screening area at one of Dublin Airport’s boarding gate piers, should have an aeronautical theme. The initiative is part of a partnership between ...read more
    Categories: News Release, Community, Partner
    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
    Friday, June 22, 2018
    Marqette at Dublin Airport’s Terminal 1 has been named the Airport Food Hall of the Year at the Moodie Davitt Airport Food and Beverage (FAB) Awards for the second year in a row.   Recognising best practice in airport food and beverage, the FAB awards celebrate outstanding quality and innovation in the sector. Marqette, which is operated by the Michael JF Wright Hospitality Group, was ...read more
    Categories: Member, 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
    Record May Is 50th Consecutive Month Of Growth At Dublin Airport A record 2.9 million passengers travelled through Dublin Airport in May, a 10% increase over the same month last year and the 50th consecutive month of growth at the airport. This sustained passenger growth over the past four years is the result of a combination of new airlines and route launches since 2014, according to Dublin ...read more
    Categories: News Release, Economic, Partner
    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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