daa is a global airports and travel retail group with businesses in 16 countries. We are owned by the Irish State and headquartered at Dublin Airport. We own and manage Dublin and Cork airports and have international airport operations and investments in Cyprus, Germany and Saudi Arabia.
ARI, our travel retail subsidiary, has outlets in Europe, North America, the Middle East, India and Asia-Pacific. We also provide aviation advisory services with our daa International consultancy business.
Dublin and Cork airports are the two largest airports in the Republic of Ireland welcoming a combined 35.5 million passengers in 2019. ARI is a leading international travel retailer, with operations in 12 countries, and it also holds the Group’s 20% stake in Düsseldorf Airport.
daa International is an airport management and aviation advisory services business. Dublin Airport Central is Ireland’s next generation business destination located directly opposite Terminal 2.
The Group’s core purpose is to connect Ireland with the world and its vision is to be an airport industry leader. We grow our business with talented people by delivering great value for airlines, passengers and our business partners.
daa turnover in 2019 was €935 million, up 4% on 2018, and driven by growing passenger numbers and increased commercial income. Group profit after tax, excluding exceptional items, was €150 million. The Group employs over 4,000 people at its operations in Ireland and abroad.