All posts tagged "Air Travel Tax"

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    Minister and Airlines Welcome Start of €0 Air Travel Tax

    Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Leo Varadkar has marked the reduction of the air travel tax to zero from 1st April 2014 and welcomed the response of the airlines to the Government’s move in the last Budget.   “Following the general election this Government said it would cut the air travel...

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    DAA Welcomes Ryanair Expansion At Dublin Airport

    Dublin Airport Authority has welcomed today’s announcement by Ryanair that it will open nine new routes and increase frequencies on eight existing routes at Dublin Airport from April 2014.  This is the third consecutive year of traffic growth at Dublin Airport and the 5% increase in passengers to date places Dublin as...

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    Shannon Airport Growth Plans Get Boost from Ryanair

    Shannon Airport has described today’s announcement by Ryanair that it is to deliver over 300,000 new passengers annually with the addition of eight new services as hugely significant in the growth plans of the independent airport. The Ryanair commitment, which will see the airline operate services to 18 locations from Shannon at...

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    €3 Travel Tax to Stay Until Spring?

    Transport Minister Leo Varadkar will announce within two weeks whether the €3 travel tax will be abolished – but the Irish Times has reported that it will remain until at least spring 2012. “The airlines said the tax was the reason they were cutting routes and capacity, but when it was reduced...