To ask the Minister for Transport and the Marine if his Department's Press Office brought press reports relating to the establishment of a hub by Aer Lingus in Belfast to his attention; the response given; and if he will make a statement on the matter.
- Fergus O'Dowd.
* For WRITTEN answer on Wednesday, 24th October, 2007.
Ref No: 25736/07 Proof: 71
Transferred (from) Taoiseach -- 24/10/2007 -- Question No 628 (Written)
Answered by the Minister for Transport
My Department's Press Office did not bring press reports relating to the establishment of a hub by Aer Lingus in Belfast to my attention before my office was made aware of this possibility at the end of July.