FlightFest is being brought to you by the Irish Aviation Authority, Dublin City Council, and The Gathering Ireland 2013, in partnership with Fáilte Ireland, Tourism Ireland, Dublin Port Company and Carr Communications, with support from the Air Corps and An Garda Síochána. Members of the Irish air finance and leasing industry have united together to provide support as additional sponsors.


FlightFest to fly 30 aircraft through Dublin City in September for Gathering

Dublin’s Lord Mayor, Minister Varadkar & IAA Chairman unveil unique aviation event for The Gathering Ireland 2013

Wednesday, 15th May 2013: Thousands of people are expected to gather by the quays along the River Liffey, on Sunday, 15th September, to experience the Irish Aviation Authority’s (IAA) and Dublin City Council’s (DCC) FlightFest, a once-in- a-lifetime, international aviation flypast.

Details of the event were announced today by the Lord Mayor of Dublin, Naoise Ó Muirí, Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport, Leo Varadkar, IAA Chairman, Ms. Anne Nolan, and a number of dignitaries.