Wednesday April 1, 2020

A cut to airline passenger fees could result in terminal decline

Dublin Airport is busier than ever and in need of an upgrade. The aviation watchdog’s insistence on lower charges will barely dent the cost of flights, but might have a severe impact on tourism

Ian Guider

Markets Editor

18th August, 2019
Willie Walsh of IAG said the DAA does not need higher fees for the upgrade

Anyone who has passed through the doors of Dublin Airport this summer – and a record number of people have – cannot have failed to notice how busy and packed the terminals were. By the end of this year, about 30 million people will have passed through. It is also true that the facilities are beginning to creak at the seams. If you have been through an airport in the Middle East or Asia lately,...

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