Report calls for stand-alone Shannon airport

Shannon Airport should be separated from the wider Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) group and given the chance to compete independently, a report on the future of the airports commissioned by transpor

11th December, 2011

Shannon Airport should be separated from the wider Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) group and given the chance to compete independently, a report on the future of the airports commissioned by transport minister Leo Varadkar has recommended.

The report, conducted by Booz consultants, has found that the levels of debt at Cork Airport are too prohibitive in allowing it to operate on a stand-alone basis. However, Shannon Airport, which does not carry the same debt, could...

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