Green Party hits back at proposal to lift passenger cap at Dublin Airport

The Green Party’s intervention comes following Taoiseach Leo Varadkar’s calls in the Business Post last weekend to scrap the 32 million cap on passengers at Dublin Airport

Steven Matthews, Green Party TD for Wicklow, is one of a number of elected representatives from the party to hit back at proposals to lift the passenger cap at Dublin Airport.Picture: Fergal Phillips

Several Green Party elected representatives have hit back at proposals to lift the cap on passenger numbers at Dublin Airport.

Steven Matthews, TD and member of the Oireachtas Transport Committee; and Brian Leddin, TD and party spokesperson on transport, told the Business Post that they have concerns over Dublin Airport’s intention to apply for permission to lift the cap.

It comes as Ciaran Cuffe, MEP, has written directly to Kenny Jacobs, the chief executive of ...