Our principal activities include airport management, travel retailing & aviation consultancy

Our Businesses

daa operates Dublin and Cork airports in Ireland and has significant overseas businesses through its ARI and daa International subsidiaries.

Dublin and Cork airports are the two largest airports in the Republic of Ireland, welcoming a combined 30.1 million passengers in 2016.

ARI is a leading international travel retailer, with operations in 10 countries and also hold the Group’s 20% stake in Düsseldorf Airport.

daa International is an airport management, aviation advisory services and training business.

The Group’s core purpose is to connect Ireland with the world and its vision is to be an airport industry leader that will grow its business by delivering great service and value for airlines, passengers and business partners.

We have a strong commercial focus and work closely with our customers and stakeholders to help meet their needs in a dynamic marketplace.

daa turnover in 2016 was €793 million, up 17% on 2015, and driven by growing passenger numbers, improved commercial income, and the impact of new overseas businesses.

Group profit after tax, excluding exceptional items, was €108 million.

The Group employs 3,300 people at its Irish airports and has a further 800 people working for its international businesses.

Dublin Airport handled 27.9 million passengers in 2016, an 11% increase in passenger numbers on 2015. Dublin Airport currently has direct flights to over 185 destinations in 41 countries on four continents.

You can find out more about Dublin Airport here.

Cork Airport is the international gateway to the south of Ireland and the country’s second busiest international airport after Dublin. The airport handled 2.2 million passengers in 2016.

You can find out more about Cork Airport here.

ARI has direct and indirect interests in airport retailing businesses in 10 countries across North America, Europe, the Middle East, India and New Zealand. ARI is also responsible for The Loop operations at Dublin and Cork airports in Ireland.

You can find out more about ARI here.

daa International (daaI) is the daa Group’s international airport management, advisory services and aviation training business.

You can find out more about daa International here.

Dublin Airport handled 27.9 million passengers in 2016, an 11% increase in passenger numbers on 2015. Dublin Airport currently has direct flights to over 185 destinations in 41 countries on four continents.

You can find out more about Dublin Airport here.

Cork Airport is the international gateway to the south of Ireland and the country’s second busiest international airport after Dublin. The airport handled 2.2 million passengers in 2016.

You can find out more about Cork Airport here.

ARI has direct and indirect interests in airport retailing businesses in 10 countries across North America, Europe, the Middle East, India and New Zealand. ARI is also responsible for The Loop operations at Dublin and Cork airports in Ireland.

You can find out more about ARI here.

daa International (daaI) is the daa Group’s international airport management, advisory services and aviation training business.

You can find out more about daa International here.