A timeframe for the introduction of Covid-19 testing at airports is expected to be revealed later.
Minister Eamon Ryan will appear before the Transport Committee to answer questions on the plan.
He’ll also be quizzed on the arrangements being made to implement the new EU traffic light system for international travel on Sunday.
Ireland West Airport is just one of a number of regional that has been impacted due to the fall off in international travel.
The suspension of all Ryanair flights resulted in the airport closing for four weeks on November 14th.
Sinn Fein transport spokesperson and committee member, Darren O’Rourke, says a testing system for arrivals is badly needed: