Recent News & Events

July 2016
Waterford Airport Statement to the Déise AM Show on WLR local radio , 26th July
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July 2016
Waterford Airport Coast Guard helicopter flies three emergency missions
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July 2016
Waterford Airport industrial dispute
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July 2016
Waterford Airport 'surprised and disappointed' by decision to take industrial action
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July 2016
Waterford Airport provides update on staffing arrangements
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July 2016
NOTES ON THE REIMBURSEMENT OF TICKETS BOUGHT FOR FLIGHTS ON VLM AIRLINES
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June 2016
Waterford Airport disappointed at VLM Airlines decision to cease London Luton route
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April 2016
Waterford Airport disappointed at decision to withdraw Birmingham service
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November 2015
VLM ‘Pro Pass’ to offer added value to frequent flyers on Waterford routes
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October 2015
New Birmingham-Antwerp service from VLM Airlines links Waterford to Benelux
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September 2015
Hot Air Balloon ‘In-Line Launch’ Record held at Waterford Airport
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September 2015
'In-Line Launch’ at Waterford Airport as part of the Irish Hot Air Ballooning Championships
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August 2015
Waterford Airport welcomes European Commission approval for Ireland’s Regional Airports Programme
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July 2015
VLM Airlines announces the continuation of scheduled services to London Luton and Birmingham at Waterford Airport
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July 2015
Waterford Airport marks 30 years of air services in the South East
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March 2015
VLM Airlines to fly Waterford-London Luton and Waterford-Birmingham
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News Archive


December 2014
Waterford Airport responds to Flybe decision to cease Birmingham service from April
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Sept 2014
In-Line Launch Record to be broken at Waterford Airport during Irish Hot Air Ballooning Championships
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Sept 2014
Waterford Airport Traffic up 42% in 2014
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Sept 2014
Irish Hot Air Ballooning Championships to Feature Record In-Line launch attempt at Waterford Airport
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May 2014
Passenger Figures increase by 78% at Waterford Airport in 2014 to date
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May 2014
Over 180 Personnel take part in annual Emergency Services National Training Exercise based at Waterford Airport
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March 2014
New S92 Search and rescue Helicopter Named at Waterford Airport
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January 2014
New S92 Search and rescue Helicopter Launched at Waterford Airport
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October 2013
Experienced aviation business leader appointed CEO at Waterford Airport
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March 2013
Flybe to operate Waterford-Manchester route from May
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January 2013
Flybe - Europe’s largest regional airline - Summer Schedule announced for Waterford Airport
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November 2012
Waterford Airport disappointed at Aer Lingus Regional cessation of London and Manchester routes
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August 2012
Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre Arrive to Perform in Ireland for the First Time
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May 2012
Waterford Airport incident - June 5, 2012
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May 2012
London Southend Airport Holiday Inn on track for July 2012 opening
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March 2012
Fun at Waterford Airport's St. Patrick's Day Photocall
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March 2012
Extra Reason to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day, Waterford Flights Go On Sale on Aer Lingus Website
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March 2012
Tourism boost for southeast with Aer Lingus Regional services to Waterford Airport
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March 2012
Airlines Announce Franchise Expansion
Aer Arann to operate all flights from Ireland as Aer Lingus Regional
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February 2012
Stars Help Celebrate New Fly Through Terminal Completion
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February 2012
Free London Air-Rail Promotion Extended Until 11th March
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January 2012
New Through Connections Available from Waterford Airport Flybe connects Paris, Dusseldorf, Edinburgh and Glasgow through Birmingham route
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January 2012
Lucky Waterford Airport Winner is off to London
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January 2012
Flybe to operate daily flights on Waterford-Birmingham route
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News & Events 2011

December 2011
Waterford Airport's Fantastic Facebook Competitions
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December 2011
Waterford Airport donated €5000 to the St Vincent De Paul South East as part of their 30th Birthday celebrations
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December 2011
Waterford Airport celebrates 30 years of flight
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October 2011
iPad Giveaway to Celebrate Online Technology Suite Launch
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October 2011
Aer Arann Regional is to suspend its services at Galway Airport for the winter season
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September 2011
Online Technology Suite Launched at Waterford Airport New Online Check-In, Mobile Website, Live Flight Information and Free WiFi
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September 2011
London Southend Airport Announces Taxi Partnership
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August 2011
Waterford Airport, Aer Arann and Wexford Festival Opera Link Up to Increase Visitor Numbers to the South East
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August 2011
New Southend Airport Hotel to be a Holiday Inn
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August 2011
Waterford Airport Supports Kilkenny Arts Festival in Driving Visitors to the South East
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August 2011
Opening of london southend airport railway station your easiest route to london unveiled
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July 2011
New Train Station opens at London Southend Airport Improves Waterford Airport Connection with London
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June 2011
EasyJet Announce Services from London Southend Airport Opportunity for Onward Connections inbound and outbound for Waterford Airport
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June 2011
Explorers arrive at Waterford Airport
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June 2011
Minister Varadkar Announces Decision on Regional Airport Funding
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April 2011
Waterford Airport Host Successful Chamber Business After Hours Event
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April 2011
Wexford Winner Departs from Waterford Airport
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March 2011
First Aer Arann Flight To London Southend Takes To The Skies From Waterford Airport
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February 2011
London Southend Airport Anticipates South East Gateway Commencement
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January 2011
Aer Arann Opens New Gateway To London
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News & Events 2010

Nov 2010
World Famous London Community Gospel Choir arrive for Waterford International Music Festival
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July 2010
Kilkenny Arts Festival and Waterford on board together to welcome visitors to Kilkenny
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July 2010
Twenty Five Years since First Flight took off at Waterford Airport
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May 2010
Wexford Festival Opera and Waterford Airport/Aer Arann Work together to welcome visitors to Wexford
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May 2010
Aer Arann increases flight services from Waterford
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May 2010
New Café Bar opens at Waterford Airport Departures Lounge
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April 2010
Danesfort Road Section cuts up to twenty minutes off journey to Waterford Airport for Kilkenny passengers
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March 2010
Helicopter search and rescue service from Waterford Airport
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March 2010
Wexford Winners Depart from Waterford Airport
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February 2010
New Waterford Airport site takes flight
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February 2010
Major economic report on Waterford Airport
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February 2010
New directors appointed to board of Waterford Airport Company
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January 20100
Sunshine In The South East As Aer Arann’s Waterford – Lorient Route Returns
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January 2010
The South East Experience’ displayed at Waterford Airport Arrivals Hall
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News & Events 2009

December 2009
Beat 102 103’s Runaway Bride Finalist Laura Finnegan at Waterford Airport
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November 2009
Waterford - Luton Tops Airline’s List Of Most Popular Routes During Campaign
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November 2009
‘Wolves’ fly into Waterford Airport
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October 2009
Waterford Airport welcomes Waterford City Bypass opening
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October 2009
Waterford Airport AGM 2009
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September 2009
Irish record for multiple hot air balloon launch set at Waterford Airport
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September 2009
International Hot Air Ballooning Championships return to Waterford Fully Accessible Hot Air Balloon available at this year’s Championships
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September 2009
A Midsummer Night's Dream
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September 2009
Countdown to Waterford Harvest Festival
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September 2009
Waterford Airport cycles their way to success for Cancer Research
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September 2009
Birmingham Media Enjoying  a Short Break in Waterford!
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July 2009
Fly The Family For Less With 75% Off All Aer Arann Kids Fares!
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June 2009
Waterford Airport improves its service to passengers with reduced mobility
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June 2009
The Irish National Hot Air Balloon Championships return to Waterford
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June 2009
Aer Arann Says Bonjour To Summer 2009! Fly To Lorient Direct From Waterford
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April 2009
Competition winners accepting their prize of two night break in Birmingham thanks to Waterford Airport and KCLRfm
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April 2009
Spanish under 21 Soccer Team arrive at Waterford Airport
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March 2009
Waterford Airport mourns passing of Chairman
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March 2009
Val Doonican, Grand Marshall of the St. Patrick's Day parade arrives
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January 2009
Aer Arann Great January Sale is now on !
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News & Events 2008

December 2008
Waterford Airport raise much needed funds for the South East Cancer Foundation
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September 2008
Waterford Airport expanded five times weekly service to popular Amsterdam
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September 2008
Waterford Airport sponsor the 38th Irish Hot Air Ballooning Championship Taking place in Waterford from 21st - 26th. September 2008.
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September 2008
Waterford Airport hits record 100,000 passengers mark
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July 2008
Passenger figures at Waterford Airport up 46% compared to first half of 2007
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July 2008
Local family to sample best of Bordeaux thanks to Waterford Airport
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June 2008
Dressed for success at Waterford Airport
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June 2008
Waterford Airport Team raise €4,500 in the Focus Ireland Four Peaks Challenge
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May 2008
Glitz & Glam at the Sex and the City premiere evening in association Waterford Airport, Storm Cinemas and WLR FM
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May 2008
Munster fans jet off from Waterford Airport
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May 2008
Young artist selected for new Waterford Airport postcard
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May 2008
First Amsterdam flight takes off at Waterford Airport
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May 2008
Competition winners weekend in Manchester thanks to Waterford Airport and South East Radio
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May 2008
Competition winners weekend in Manchester thanks to Waterford Airport and KCLRfm
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February 2008
Waterford Airport encourages young artists
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February 2008
Taoiseach arrives at Waterford Airport
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February 2008
‘Lift off’ for Waterford Airport’s new Air Traffic Controller, Tom Colbert
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January 2008
Aer Arann Announces Expansion into Continental Europe
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News & Events 2007

December 2007
Waterford Airport winners jet off
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December 2007
Santa arrives early at Waterford Airport
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December 2007
Las Vegas Competition Winner
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December 2007
KCLR fm Competition Winners at Waterford Airport
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December 2007
Second Top Fire and Rescue Appliance delivered to Waterford Airport
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November 2007
Smart Santa finds Waterford Airport the best way to go
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November 2007
Waterford Airport breaks 100,000 passengers-a-year barrier for first time
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November 2007
Spectacular World War II plane visits Waterford Airport
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October 2007
Trick or Treat Antics at Waterford Airport in Aid of People in Need!
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October 2007
Competition Winners at Waterford Airport
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September 2007
Kilts Ahoy at Waterford Airport!
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September 2007
Lucky Helen Takes her Birmingham Break!
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August 2007
Competition Winners at Waterford Airport
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July 2007
First Direct flights to sun destinations commence at Waterford Airport
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July 2007
Passenger Numbers Up By 45% At Waterford Airport   
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June 2007
Local charities benefit from Airport-sponsored Mayor’s Ball
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May 2007
Airport announces new appointments
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May 2007
Aer Arann launches new route from Waterford to Birmingham
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May 2007
Waterford Airport welcomes new Air Traffic Controller
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May 2007
Airport Chief Executive addresses Waterford Chamber
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April 2007
Waterford Airport welcomes announcement of Summer Sun Flights
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April 2007
Waterford Airport orders Ireland’s top fire and rescue appliance
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April 2007
Flights with Slatterys Sun to Malaga in Spain, Faro in Portugal, and Bordeaux in France celebrated with two competitions
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February 2007
Waterford Airport welcomes capital investment of €27.5 million
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