Following a sharp decline in profit in 2008, Dublin Airport Authority will scale back some of its plans for a renovation and airport improvement projects in the face of an anticipated 11% drop in passenger numbers at its three airports this year. For the year ended Dec. 31, 2008, DAA group, which represents Dublin, Cork and Shannon airports, reported a profit of €78 million, a fall of 28% from a year earlier. Passenger boardings dipped 0.6% to 29.9 million. "The company is facing a very ...

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