Dublin decline ‘could have been worse’

Dublin Port reported a decline in overall tonnage of -10.9% in the first six months of 2020.Having seen a decline of -4.8% in the first quarter, due to Brexit stockpiling in the first quarter of last year, there was a further and steeper decline in the second quarter of 2020 of -17.0% due to the Covid pandemic. However, the fall was less than had been feared following a decline in ... [+]

FedEx raises its game in Ireland

FedEx Express is to introduce a Boeing 767F freighter on its Dublin-London-Paris route. The first Boeing 767F to begin service in Europe for FedEx, the new aircraft increases capacity and raises environmental and noise performance compared to the aircraft it replaces. It can carry up to 91,000lbs of cargo, 16% more ... [+]

First new Stena ship will sail from Holyhead

Stena Line has confirmed that the first of its new ro pax ferries currently under construction in China will enter service on its Holyhead-Dublin route in early 2020. It will have capacity for 3,100 freight lane meters and offer four4 daily sailings with an estimated crossing time of approximately 3½ hours. It ... [+]

Ceva goes state-of-the-art in Dublin

Ceva Logistics has opened a 15,000sq ft temperature-controlled facility at its Dublin warehouse. The new building has been constructed as an insulated building-within-a-building on the city's airport industrial park and cater for medical products in 15-25 degrees temperature range. For medical devices and equipment which require specialist handling, the new ... [+]

DHL Dublin receives CEIV cert

DHL Global Forwarding has certified its Dublin air freight station to IATA’s CEIV Pharma Standard. DHL started to certify its global stations according to the IATA CEIV Pharma Standard in the third quarter of 2016. Following independent audits by third parties and training courses for employees on site, the DHL ... [+]

Dublin – for Addis Ababa?

Ethiopian Airlines is to move its European hub to Dublin Airport in May. A total of ten transatlantic flights per week will stop at the airport for refuelling only – and in the westbound direction only - en route to destinations in the US and Canada. However, thrice-weekly commercial flights ... [+]

Widebodies to Dublin

American Airlines Cargo has introduced seasonal widebody capacity into the European market, with daily nonstop 767-300 services between Chicago O'Hare and Dublin as well as New York Kennedy and Rome. The services will continue to 25 October. [+]

Etihad to go double daily to Dublin

Etihad Airways will increase its Abu Dhabi - Dublin service from ten flights per week to double daily from 15 July. The route will be operated by a Boeing 777-300 ER and there will be connections to 45 destinations in the Middle East, Africa and Asia, including Bangkok, Beijing, Brisbane, ... [+]

Peel restructures Irish Sea operations

Peel Ports Group is restructuring its Ireland and Northern Ireland teams, after a recent review of activities at its Belfast and Dublin container terminals. Gerard Gaffney becomes the new head of container terminal operations for Ireland and will oversee operational activity at Peel Ports’ Belfast and Dublin container terminals. He ... [+]

Double Dubai-Dublin

Emirates is to double its Dubai-Dublin service with a second daily non-stop Boeing 777-300ER flight from 1 September. Timings have been scheduled to facilitate onward connections from Dubai to major destinations in Australia and New Zealand, with shorter journey times into Auckland, Melbourne and Brisbane. Following the partnership agreement with ... [+]

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