Aviation crisis: Loss of air links hitting businesses from car parts to medical devices to fintech

It’s not only about tourism: from Donegal to Kerry to Shannon, industries and services are worrying about a loss of connectivity to and from the United States and Europe

27th June, 2021
Aviation crisis: Loss of air links hitting businesses from car parts to medical devices to fintech
Karen Campbell, the sales and logistics manager at Irish Pressings in Gaoth Dobhair, Co Donegal: ‘The fact that we can say we have an airport on our doorstep is hugely, hugely beneficial and would be a massive loss.’ Picture: Joe Dunne

For most people, the sight of a Nissan, BMW or Honda driving down the street conjures up associations with great car-making countries such as Germany or Japan, but in Gaoth Dobhair, Co Donegal the locals see only their own handiwork.

“You can look out at a Nissan Qashqai and know that one of our parts is in there. You can look at a BMW i8 and know that we have 20 parts in it or...

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