Airport retailers reeling after ban

Shops and restaurants at Ireland’s airports were among the first casualties from the cancellation of flights over the past ten days.

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor @susmitchellsbp
24th April, 2010

Shops and restaurants at Ireland’s airports were among the first casualties from the cancellation of flights over the past ten days.

‘Airside’ stores, which are accessible only to travellers cleared to proceed to their gates, were worst affected. With planes grounded and no one coming through to board, many airside shops stayed closed for several days and told their staff to stay at home.

Tailor Louis Copeland said his Dublin Airport...

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