Wednesday 19 December 2018

Dublin Airport re-opens but Ryanair expects disruption as Aer Lingus cancels 50 flights

Aer Lingus has cancelled more than 50 flights from Dublin Airport today. Photo: Twitter/ShannonAirport
Aer Lingus has cancelled more than 50 flights from Dublin Airport today. Photo: Twitter/ShannonAirport
Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

Dublin Airport has resumed flight operations this morning - however there will be continued knock-on disruption from Storm Emma.

Aer Lingus has cancelled more than 50 flights from Dublin Airport for Saturday.

The airline had planned for a return to full operations after suspending all flights Friday, but has now cancelled over 50 flights this morning.

"Our Dublin short-haul flight schedule on Saturday will be disrupted with early morning flights cancelled and most operations not commencing until after 10am," it says.

Ryanair said they currently plan to return to operations at all Irish airports, but they do expect further disruptions.

A spokesperson said; "Ryanair currently plans to return to operations at all Irish airports on Saturday, 3rd March while remaining in close contact with the airports and the emergency authorities. We recommend customers check the status of their flight at Ryanair.com before making their way to the airport.

"Based on the latest weather warnings in place for Ireland until Saturday morning, Ryanair expects some further disruptions tomorrow morning and has had to cancel a number of flights to/from Dublin airport.

"All affected customers have already been notified of their options by email and SMS text message and should avoid traveling to the airport.

"Affected passengers will be informed by SMS and email, but anyone flying should check the status of their service before leaving for the airport."

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