Airport boss says state must act urgently to mitigate damage dealt by Covid
DAA chief executive Dalton Philips said the government must support the restarting of air travel and an exit from mandatory hotel quarantine
Ireland’s current curtailment of international travel is rapidly squandering decades of advancement in Irish aviation and risks creating significant economic damage, the head of the country’s two largest airports has warned.
Dalton Philips, the chief executive at DAA, said “substantive engagement” from government on the industry’s plan for restarting air travel and an exit strategy from the system of mandatory hotel quarantine (MHQ) were urgently required.
“We can’t lose the competitive position that we have ...