IAA increases profit despite difficult operating conditions

30 April 2012: The Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) has reported a successful financial performance in 2011 with increased traffic, turnover and operating profit, despite the current economic downturn and the uncertain economic situation in Europe. Operating profit increased to €17.9 million up from €14.9 million in 2010. Turnover for 2011 was €179 million (up from…

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Three more destinations for Turkish Airlines

30th April 2012, IstanbulTurkish Airlines starts its operations to the festival city, Edinburgh, capital of Scotland… Three more destinations for Turkish Airlines… With existing services to London, Manchester and Birmingham, Turkish Airlines now adds flights to Edinburgh, the capital city of Scotland. Istanbul-Edinburgh flights are scheduled to begin  on July 16th, 2012 with introductory fares…

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Delta to Resume Summer Service from Shannon to New York

SHANNON, 25 April 2012 – Last year Delta Air Lines transported more than 750,000 passengers between the United States and Shannon, supporting the 8% increase in tourist numbers seen from North America in 2011*.  The airline continues its commitment to the Irish market with the resumption of daily nonstop service between Shannon and New York-JFK…

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Delta to Resume Summer Service from Shannon to New York

SHANNON, 22 November, 2011 – Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) today announced the resumption of nonstop seasonal service between Shannon Airport and New York’s John F. Kennedy airport on 1 May 2012. Flights will operate daily throughout the summer, in cooperation with joint venture partner Air France KLM. Customers departing from Shannon will be able to…

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Aer Lingus Group plc Traffic Statistics – October 2011

Dublin & London, 7 November 2011: Aer Lingus Group plc (“Aer Lingus”), today announced traffic statistics for the month of October 2011. Total booked passenger numbers, including Aer Lingus Regional operations, increased by 1.6% in October which represents a continuation of the positive trend in Aer Lingus’ recent results. Aer Lingus’ booked load factor in…

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Varadkar Kicks Off Major Tourism Marketing Drive for 2012 at World’s Largest Travel Fair

7 November 2011 – Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Leo Varadkar joined Tourism Ireland and tourism enterprises from across the island at World Travel Market (WTM) in London today, heralding the start of the promotional drive for 2012.  Now in its 32nd year, World Travel Market is the largest B2B event in the global…

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