Monday 18 January 2016
Minster for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohoe has today (Monday) officially launched National Drone Registration Day at an event in the Phoenix Park, Dublin. National Drone Registration Day is intended to raise awareness that all drones over 1kg must be registered with the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) and to encourage the safe use of drones.
Monday 18 January 2016
Dublin Airport sets new record with 25 million passengers in 2015
Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Paschal Donohoe TD, today (Monday) confirmed Dublin Airport had its busiest ever year in 2015, as a record 25 million passengers travelled through the airport during the past 12 months.
Thursday 17 December 2015
· Drone registration to commence on 21st December 2015
· Irish Aviation Authority to oversee registration of drones
Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohoe TD and the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) today announced a new drone regulation which includes the mandatory registration of all drones weighing 1kg or more from Monday, 21st December 2015.
Wednesday 21 October 2015
Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohoe TD, today (Wednesday) welcomed Aer Lingus’ plans for a major expansion of its transatlantic route offering for 2016 with three new routes from Dublin to North America. In addition to its nine existing routes to Boston, Chicago, New York, Orlando, San Francisco, Washington and Toronto from Dublin and Boston and New York from Shannon, Aer Lingus will introduce three new routes to Los Angeles, Newark and Hartford in 2016.
Thursday 08 October 2015
The Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohoe TD, has today (Thursday) welcomed the announcement of Aer Lingus’ 2016 summer short-haul schedule, saying the increased frequency on already established routes, plus the addition of new routes, signals strong growth for the company.
Wednesday 07 October 2015
The Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohoe TD, has today (Wednesday) welcomed the progress being made by the Minister for Finance on the establishment of a Connectivity Fund following the sale of the State’s share in Aer Lingus earlier this year.
Friday 25 September 2015
Flights to New York and Boston will provide greater tourism and business development potential in the Munster region
Confirmation by Norwegian Air International Ltd (NAI), the Irish registered airline within the Norwegian group, of their plans to commence a direct service between Cork and Boston and Cork and Barcelona in May 2016, followed by a direct service between Cork and New York in 2017 has been welcomed this afternoon (Friday) by the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohoe TD.