Who we are

We are a global airports and travel retail group.

daa International is part of the wider daa Group which enables us to draw on a vast pool of  Industry Experts. We understand the operating and capital requirements associated with all areas of the airport business and work closely with our clients, offering the optimum service.

We are established in 20 locations across 16 countries including Ireland, Saudi Arabia, Canada, Germany, India, and New Zealand.

Founded in 1937, daa operates Dublin Airport and Cork Airport, has a 20% stake in Düsseldorf Airport, and an 11% stake in Hermes, which operates Larnaca and Paphos airports in Cyprus. We also operates the global travel retail business ARI. Owned by the Irish State but we are a standalone business with a fully commercial mandate. 2019 over 83.9 million passenger used airports operated or part owned by daa. Our recently completed ‘Just in Time’ $2.0 billion capital Investment programme saw the development of 2 new terminals in Dublin and Cork Airport and a suite of over 120 infrastructural and renewal projects positioning us as an airport authority to meet the demands of the aviation industry on our operations up to 2030.

We are a Team of Industry Leaders

#1 in the World to secure the ISO 55001 quality mark.

#1 in the World to introduce the concept of duty-free shopping at Shannon Airport in 1947. See more awards

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Our vision

Our vision

We will be the first-choice operator on airport transaction.

Our purpose

Our purpose

Use our expertise to unlock value for airport owners and investors.

Our
Values

Brilliant at the essentials

Brilliant at the essentials

Everyday we take pride in doing our job to the highest standards, creating an exceptional environment for everyone.

Respecting each other’s value

Respecting each other’s value

We work as a team. All of us have a valuable role to play; we appreciate each other’s contributions and celebrate success.

Passing the baton, not the buck

Passing the baton, not the buck

We seek solutions before presenting problems and we support each other when we stand up to take responsibility.

Always<br> better

Always
better

We are constantly seeking ways to improve, and always feeling that we have the freedom to ask ‘how could this be better?’