Airport News

Ryanair Celebrates Carrying 4m Customers at City of Derry Airport

Ryanair, Europe’s favourite airline, today (12 May) celebrated its 4 millionth customer at City of Derry Airport since it commenced operations in 1999. This summer Ryanair will offer customers in the North a choice of 5 routes, delivering 285,000 customers p.a. and supporting 285 direct and indirect jobs* at City of Derry Airport. Ryanair celebrated […]

City of Derry Airport welcomed the opportunity to submit views to the Northern Ireland Assembly Committee for Finance and Personnel

City of Derry Airport, (CoDA), today welcomed the opportunity to submit its views to the Northern Ireland Assembly Committee for Finance and Personnel at a meeting in Belfast following the recent publication of Air Passenger Duty Economic Impact Assessment Report by DETI.  Representatives from the Airport meet with the assembly and provided oral evidence on […]

Rigby Group Acquires Norwich International Airport

Rigby Group Plc has today announced the acquisition of Norwich International Airport from Omniport for an undisclosed sum. Norwich International Airport is the principal aerial gateway to and from East Anglia, serving Norfolk, Suffolk, and East Cambridgeshire. It has a long history and sound levels of activity on scheduled and charter passenger activities, as an […]

Air Passenger Duty (APD)

The City of Derry Airport fully endorses the recent views expressed by Michael Cawley, the Deputy Chief Executive of Ryanair, that Air Passenger Duty (APD) is an unfair tax that is having a hugely negative effect across the UK regions and in particular here in Northern Ireland. Over 80% of all flights to and from […]

Extension Works at City of Derry Airport

City of Derry Airport has recently completed refurbishment works within the main Departure Area of the terminal building. These works included the provision of a pre-boarding area and an extension to the existing retail offering at the airport.   Airport Director, Damien Tierney said:  “We are always looking at ways to improve the customer experience […]

The Airport of Choice for the North West of Ireland!

City of Derry Airport, (CoDA), is ideally placed to serve not only the city but its natural catchment in County Londonderry, Donegal, North Antrim, Tyrone and other business districts.  It acts as an important catalyst for in-bound tourism to the region, as well as providing a vital “air bridge” back to Britain and Europe.  During […]

Ryanair Announces Customer Service Improvements Over Next 6 Months

Ryanair, Europe’s favourite low fares airline today (25 Oct) unveiled a programme of enhancements to its industry leading customer service which has seen the airline’s traffic grow to over 80m p.a. thanks to Ryanair’s unbeatable combination of lowest fares, on-time flights, new aircraft fleet and the reassuring guarantee of no fuel surcharges. After an extensive […]