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  1. Dublin Airport Welcomes First Direct Dallas Flight.

    Dublin Airport is delighted to welcome American Airlines new daily direct service to Dallas Fort Worth.

    The new route will be operated with a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner and will be Ireland’s first direct flight to Dallas, which is American’s largest hub for connecting traffic.

    “Dallas is an excellent addition to the existing route network from Dublin Airport and we are thrilled that American Airlines will be serving this market with a daily summer service,” said Dublin Airport Managing Director Vincent Harrison.
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  2. A total of 36.5 million passengers passed through the main Irish airports last year, an increase of 6.1% over the previous year.

    New figures from the Central Statistics Office show that passenger numbers increased last year in Cork, Dublin, Kerry, Knock and Shannon airports.

    But passenger numbers decreased in airports in Connemara in Galway and Inishmore in Donegal.

    The CSO said the five main airports accounted for 99.8% of all air passenger numbers, while Dublin airport accounted for 85.6% of all air passengers carried in 2018.

    Meanwhile, over 8.4 million passengers passed through the main Irish airports in the fourth quarter of last year, an increase of 6.9% over the same time in 2017.
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  3. Cork Airport continues growth.

    Cork Airport today opened a new Airport Control Centre and purpose-built office as it plans for continued growth.
    “We are delighted to officially open our open plan office facility (the Hub) in the terminal, along with the Airport Control Centre today," said Niall MacCarthy, Managing Director at Cork Airport.
    "As we are well and truly into our fourth consecutive year of growth, these new facilities are vital to our future growth with an anticipated 2.6 million passengers expected to travel through the airport this year, an expected increase of 8% on 2018 passenger numbers.
    “We continue to invest in our infrastructure to match the strong forecasted growth ahead, to meet the needs of our passengers, airline customers as well as our staff."
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  4. Norwegian to temporarily reroute Cork and Shannon passengers through Dublin Airport
    The move is a temporary measure in response to the recent suspension of Boeing 737 MAX operations.

    Norwegian has announced plans to reroute customers who had booked flights from Cork and Shannon airports through Dublin Airport for a 10-day period at the beginning of next month.

    The move is in response to the decision of the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) earlier this month to ban all Boeing 737 MAX aircraft from Irish airspace, meaning that these planes cannot fly to or from Ireland, nor can they fly over Ireland en route to somewhere else.
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  5. The American luxury brand Coach has arrived at The Loop, Terminal 2, Dublin Airport.
    The new store, which is located beyond security screening in Terminal 2 stocks a selection of high-quality leather goods and accessories ranging from small clutch purses to large bags.

    “Coach is a fantastic addition to the retail offering in Terminal 2 and I have no doubt it will be popular with passengers,” said Dublin Airport’s Head of Retail, Martin Carpenter.
    “We pride ourselves on providing quality, exciting and vibrant brands to enhance the shopping experience for both leisure and business passengers and this new Coach outlet is a fantastic store”, Mr Carpenter added. “Coach bags are designed to cater to all needs and the new store in Terminal 2 has a range of quality bags and accessories for every occasion.”
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