Thursday, 4 November 2004

Questions (161)

Jan O'Sullivan


156 Ms O’Sullivan asked the Minister for Transport if he will meet with the Mid-West Regional Authority as requested to discuss issues related to Shannon Airport; if he has investigated its assertion that Aer Lingus is in breach of the transatlantic charter regulations in its new Dublin to Florida route; the action he intends to take on this issue; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [27717/04]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Transport)

The Mid-West Regional Authority recently wrote to me regarding the proposed Aer Lingus charter service to Orlando, as well as some other issues, and has requested to meet me to discuss the Ireland-US bilateral air transport agreement. My office is in touch with the authority with a view to arranging a date for a meeting to discuss all of these issues.

Questions Nos. 157 and 158 answered with Question No. 155.