Thursday August 6, 2020

Airlines want massive rebates from government for lost income

Aviation Recovery Taskforce calls on the government to grant rebates potentially worth hundreds of millions of euro on airport and air navigation charges at Dublin Airport

12th July, 2020
The government should provide a rebate directly to the airlines of all Dublin Airport charges and air navigation charges as paid by the airlines

Airlines have asked the government for rebates potentially worth hundreds of millions of euro to boost the sector following months of little or no air traffic due to the Covid-19 public health crisis.

The state-appointed Aviation Recovery Taskforce submitted its final report to Eamon Ryan, the Transport Minister, and Hildegarde Naughton, the Minister for State with responsibility for international and road transport and logistics, on Friday.

The 15-strong membership, made up largely of airport, airline...

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