Published on June 24th, 2022 | by Mark Dwyer


Kerry Airport Welcomes Passenger Transfer Facility at Dublin

As recently announced for Donegal Airport, Kerry Airport has also warmly welcomed the announcement that passengers travelling on the twice-daily Ryanair service to Dublin can now avail of an airport transfer facility being offered by the Dublin Airport Authority (daa). Passengers with an onward flight out of Dublin Airport (on the same day as their Kerry-Dublin flight) can now transit straight to their next Departure Gate without having to go landside and be re-screened. Regardless of the air carrier of the onward flight, passengers must be checked in and have a valid boarding pass on arrival at Dublin Airport to avail of this facility.

Kerry Airport CEO, John Mulhern, said: “We are entering the peak summer travel period and this positive development for passengers flying from Kerry to onward destinations through Dublin is most welcome. We are grateful to Minister of State, Hildegarde Naughton, and the Deputy Government Chief Whip, Brendan Griffin, the Department of Transport, the DAA, and the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) for working together to make it happen. We expect this new transfer system will take some of the stress out of traveling during what is a very busy time for all airports.”

This facility is available to passengers with Cabin baggage only. Passengers with hold baggage must collect their checked-in baggage as per normal on arrival at Dublin airport and proceed landside to check-in for their next flight. They will be issued with a ‘domestic transfer voucher’ which will expedite their entry to the Security screening area at Dublin airport once their luggage is checked in. Kerry Airport has direct flights to seven destinations including Dublin, London-Stansted, London-Luton, Manchester, Frankfurt-Hahn, Alicante & Faro with Ryanair.

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Mark is an airline pilot flying the Boeing 737 for a major European airline. In addition he is also a Type Rating Instructor, Type Rating Examiner and Base Training Captain on the B737. Outside of commercial flying Mark enjoys flying light aircraft from the smallest 3 Axis microlights up to heavier singles. He is also an instructor and EASA Examiner on single engines and a UK CAA Examiner. He flies the Chipmunk for the Irish Historic Flight Foundation (IHFF). Mark became the Chairman of the National Microlight Association of Ireland (NMAI) in 2013 and has overseen a massive growth in the organisation. In this role he has worked at local and national levels. In 2015, Mark won ‘Upcoming Aviation Professional Award’ at the Aviation Industry Awards sponsored by the IAA. Mark launched this website back in 2002 while always managing the website, he has also been Editor and Deputy Editor of FlyingInIreland Magazine from 2005 to 2015.

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