All posts tagged "DAA"

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    Ethiopian Airlines to Fly ex-Dublin with Dreamliner

    Tewolde Gebremariam, Chief Executive of Ethiopian Airlines, paid a flying visit to Dublin to brief the media...

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    Turkish Airlines Confirms Double Daily to Istanbul

    Turkish Airlines has announced that starting from 29th March 2015 it will be providing a double daily service from Dublin to Istanbul.   Murat Balandi, General Manager – Ireland, Turkish Airlines, said: “Dublin Airport facilitated 21.7 million passengers in 2014 and is serving 161 direct destinations worldwide. Over the past three years in...

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    Finnair to Launch Direct Dublin – Helsinki Flights

    Commencing next March, Finnair will operate a direct Dublin – Helsinki service six days per week with a 100-seater Embraer 190 aircraft. The airline, which is part of the Oneworld alliance, withdrew its previous Dublin – Helsinki service in 2005. “We are delighted to welcome Finnair back to Dublin Airport,” said Vincent...

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    DIATA Welcomes Staff from OAMC

    DIATA, the training arm of DAA International, has now started to welcome delegates from Oman Airports Management Company as part of its major contract to train staff from the company. The first group of 10 Omanis arrived in August and in total more than 100 OAMC employees will come to Dublin and...

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    Dublin Airport Had 2.1m Passengers in June

    More than 2.1 million passengers used Dublin Airport in June, a 6% increase on the same month last year. Almost 1.2 million passengers travelled on routes to and from continental Europe, a 4% increase on the previous year. Almost 640,000 passengers took flights to and from the UK, up 4% on the...

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    Lufthansa to Go Year-Round on Dublin-Munich

    Dublin Airport has welcomed Lufthansa’s announcement that it will continue its Dublin-Munich service throughout the winter. This news comes weeks after Lufthansa announced a 16% increase in frequency on the Dublin-Munich route for the summer months. Vincent Harrison, Dublin Airport Managing Director, said: “I am delighted that Lufthansa has decided to go year-round on...

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    Dublin Airport Welcomed 1.8 Million Passengers in April

    More than 1.8 million passengers used Dublin Airport in April, a 13% increase on the same period last year, according to Dublin Airport Authority (DAA). Easter was in April this year and fell in March in 2013, which had a positive impact on passenger numbers for the month. Passenger volumes to and...

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    Air Canada rouge Begins Flights to Toronto

    There was music and there was song at Dublin Airport as Air Canada rouge flight AC 1990 – a Boeing 767 – inaugurated the new year-round service to Toronto, with onward connections on the carriers extensive network. A real celebratory atmosphere permeated Gate 302 in Terminal One, as VIPs and media mingled...

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    North American Traffic Gets Set for Record Year

    Dublin Airport is set for another record-breaking year for transatlantic traffic in 2014. Last year, a record 1.9 million passengers travelled between Dublin and North America, but this total is likely to be higher this year, with new routes to San Francisco, Toronto, and St John’s, Newfoundland. The launch of these new long-haul...

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    January Passengers at Dublin Airport Up 10%

    Passenger throughput at Dublin Airport was almost 1.3 million in January, a 10% increase over the same period last year, according to the Dublin Airport Authority. Passenger volumes to and from continental Europe increased by 5% with just over 586,000 passengers travelling to European destinations. UK traffic increased by 17% with almost...

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    Dublin Airport Welcomes 20m+ Passengers in 2013

    Dublin Airport welcomed its 20th million passenger yesterday, when the passenger walked through the arrival doors of the terminal. This is first time since 2009 that the 20 million milestone has been passed. Roma Chang from Donaghmore, Co Tyrone, ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­landed just before 10am onboard United Airlines flight UA126 from Washington DC. She was...

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    WestJet to Fly Dublin-Newfoundland

    Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) has welcomed the announcement by Canadian airline WestJet that it will begin a new daily Dublin-Newfoundland summer service from next June.  The new route, which will operate from June to October, is WestJet’s first European destination. Canadian carrier WestJet flies to 87 destinations in North America, Central America,...

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    DAA Executive Lounge at T1 Now Open

    Dublin Airport’s newly extended and refurbished Terminal 1 executive lounge is now open. The new facility brings together the former Anna Livia lounge and the BMI executive lounge into one large unit for the comfort of passengers awaiting their flights. The extended lounge has seating for 110 customers, and while the main...

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    Sun Shines for Dublin Airport Ice Cream Day

    The sun shone brightly for the start of Ice Cream Day at Dublin Airport today to raise funds for this year’s three daa charities – Down Syndrome Ireland, Bee For Battens, and Make A Wish Ireland. Pictured are Tara O’Brien and Kelly McGuirk of the Tigin group, Swords, with Dotty the Dragon, Siobhan...

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    Delta Celebrates 25 Years in Ireland

    Dublin Airport Authority has  joined Delta Air  Lines in celebrating the airline’s 25 years of flying between Dublin and the USA. Congratulating Delta on 25 years of service, Vincent Harrison, DAA’s Director of Strategy, said: “Delta has been a much valued and successful partner for Dublin Airport throughout a quarter of a...

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    DAA Rebates €1.5m to 25 Airlines

    Passenger numbers at Dublin Airport increased by 2% last year to 19.1 million, the second consecutive year of traffic growth at Ireland’s main international gateway. The growth in passenger numbers was underpinned by a major expansion in long-haul traffic, which was up 16%, while short-haul traffic at Dublin Airport increased by 1%...