New plane being bought for Donegal – Dublin service

A new aircraft is being bought for the Donegal Dublin air service, after Stobart Air’s contract to operate the Public Service Obligation route on behalf of Aer Lingus Regionalwas renewed until 2022.

The airline says it’s investing over €7million in the new plane.

More than 33,000 passengers used the service to Donegal in 2017, with that number expected to grow significantly over the next four years.

Over the past two years, Stobart Air say passenger numbers have grown by 53%.

Eilis Barrett is Operations Manager at Donegal Airport………….