Joe Gill: Capping Dublin Airport is myopic, there needs to be a sustainable solution
We need to champion environmental innovation in Irish aviation as we allow the sector to grow
On January 27 Pedro Sanchez, the Prime Minister of Spain, hosted a high profile press conference. At it he proudly announced a €2.6 billion expansion plan for Madrid airport, a key investment in support of the Spanish economy and its critically important tourism sector. The strategic value of aviation is explicitly recognised by the Spanish government, a leader in the EU environmental agenda.
Tourism is a cornerstone industry in Ireland, accounting for over 6 per ...