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DoT climbdown on cutbacks to south east SAR service
Wed, Mar 31 2010 6:13 PM
The Department of Transport has reversed its decision to downgrade the south east search and rescue helicopter cover to 12 hour daylight only operations. Under the terms of the new contract with CHC Helicopters to provide SAR services for the Irish Coatguard, coverage by the Waterford based helicopter was to be reduced to 12 hour daylight only operation in an... Read More...
UK CAA passenger figures for Ireland - London routes in February
Mon, Mar 22 2010 8:26 PM
The UK CAA has published traffic figures for February 2010. The routes between Ireland, North and South and the London area airports are some of the most competitive in Europe and carry some of the heaviest traffic levels. Dublin-London In January the LGW-DUB route, split between Ryanair and Aer Lingus bucked the trend of many months by exhibiting a negative... Read More...
Coastguard helicopter cover in south east to be reduced to daylight hours only.
Mon, Mar 15 2010 11:00 PM
The Department of Transport has announced that CHC is to retain its contract to provide Search and Rescue helicopter services to the Irish Coastguard. CHC was one of seven companies who submitted tenders for the new ten year contract which is to commence shortly. The contract is reportedly worth €500m over the full term. Under the current agreement, 24 hour... Read More...