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A group of 15 Independent TDs will introduce a Private Members Motion to the Dáil tomorrow (10:00am-midday, Wednesday, 11 November 2020) seeking a range of Government interventions to offset “the imminent crisis facing Irish airports”, in particular Shannon, Knock, Kerry, Donegal and Cork airports. The group, comprising members of the Independent, Rural Independent and Regional Independent groupings, is calling on the Government to:• implement in full the recommendations of the Aviation Recovery Taskforce• prepare a new national aviation policy that recognises the importance of regional connectivity to balanced and more sustainable regional development• revise Fáilte Ireland objectives to include attracting tourists to fly directly into the State’s regional airports• develop a testing regime for passengers to and from both Orange and Red listed destinations in the EU in order to fully implement the spirit of the recent European Council Recommendation on a co-ordinated approach to the restriction of free movement…

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