Developing all-Ireland air services on the island of Ireland

This report identifies a latent demand for air flights between Northern Ireland and a range of locations in the Republic of Ireland particularly between Belfast and Cork/Dublin/Shannon. The current limited availability of cross-border air services is a significant gap in the range of transport facilities vital for the support of cross-border trade and business development, recreation and tourism. The report presents an overview of the financial viability of the most promising air routes and outlines the contribution of Public Service Obligation (PSO) support and interline traffic for sector viability.