New Transport minister committed to retention of subsidy for Kerry-Dublin flights

The new Minister for Transport says he is committed to the retention of subsidised flights between Kerry and Dublin. Airplane seats The current PSO – or public service obligation – contract for the Kerry-Dublin route has been extended until February 2015 to allow the tendering process for the period beyond that to take place. Management at Kerry Airport recently warned that without the PSO subsidy, there would be no flight between Kerry and Dublin. Speaking during a visit to Kerry, Minister Paschal Donohoe said he is aware of the importance of transport connectivity for the county and is looking forward to the completion of the tendering process. He says he will fight for funding for the new contract in the forthcoming discussions on Budget 2015: [audio_player src=””]