21-Feb-2011 9:13 AM

Ryanair calls on DAA to review incentives

Ryanair called on (18-Feb-2011) Dublin Airport Authority Chief Executive Declan Collier to explain the DAA's position on the provision of incentives at the DAA's airports. The LCC annoucned it questions the DAA's statement that "our [DAA's] incentives are structured to ensure that airlines cannot qualify for tens of millions of euro in discounts unless they deliver new passengers." Ryanair said that Aer Lingus continued to receive discounts in 2011 and into 2011 while reducing traffic at Dublin. The LCC is questioning why it cannot be provided with the same subsidies as Aer Lingus when offering to grow traffic by 4 million passengers p/a. [more]