Fearghal O'Connor: Busier 2017 in prospect for Irish airports

New routes flow as Ireland takes big chunk of global aviation growth

People coming home for Christmas at Dublin Airport. Pic: RollingNews.ie

Ireland has successfully positioned itself as a serious aviation player in recent times and this is set to pay dividends in 2017.

A whole host of new routes and capacity increases by a range of different airlines will kick in over the coming twelve months, ensuring Irish airports, particularly Dublin, will be busier than ever before.

Since 2014 various local developments have ensured that Ireland has enjoyed a disproportionate chunk of the strong ...