Donegal Airport needs Public Service Order to survive

A local TD claims that without a Public Service Obligation for Donegal airport, it would struggle to survive.

That’s according to Leas Cheann Comhairle Pat ‘the cope’ Gallagher who has submitted a PSO in a public consultation in the hope to secure the overall future of the airport. Without one, deputy Gallagher believes it would effectively be the same as signing a closure order.

With Northern Ireland set to become a Non EU member state after Brexit, Donegal only have one land connection with the Republic, that being a 6 mile border with Leitrim, Deputy Gallagher says it’s vital that this airport remains open and functional for the development of the entire North West.

As numbers grow year on year, Pat the cope Gallagher has also called for further expansion of the airport in the years to come: