Chaotic scenes at Dublin Airport which led to long queues were a ‘blip’ according to the Dublin Airport Authority.
It’s been confirmed that around 1,000 people missed their flights when passengers were stranded in queues outside and inside both terminal buildings.
Junior Transport Minister Hildegarde Naughton is meeting the DAA Chief Executive this morning to establish what went wrong.
People arriving too early for their flights is being partly blamed – with the advice being re-issued that those on short-haul flights should present 2 and a half hours before their takeoff and long-haul passengers 3 and a half hours before.
However, many holidaymakers have blamed a lack of open security desks on the delays.
Media Relations Manager with the DAA, Graeme McQueen, says they don’t expect the same issues on the forthcoming bank holiday weekend…