Fingal considers legal action to restore ban on night flights

DAA may be forced to restrict operations at Dublin Airport in peak season

Kenny Jacobs, chief executive of DAA: last month, Dublin Airport was found to have breached a planning condition limiting the number of night flights it operated. Picture: Conor McCabe Photography

Fingal County Council is considering a legal move to reimpose the enforcement notice restricting Dublin Airport to no more than 65 flights a night.

It leaves open the possibility of DAA, the airport operator, being forced to abide by the planning condition, which had effectively been suspended until a full judicial review hearing in November.

It is the latest development in an ongoing row between the council and the airport over breaches in conditions of ...