Cargo Handling

Aer Lingus Cargo has Cargo Self-Handling operations at Dublin and Shannon airports providing build up and break down of cargo.

The Aer Lingus Cargo Terminal 1 at Dublin airport is adjacent to the ramp of the main Terminal 2 enabling rapid transfer of cargo to and from aircraft. 

  • 6,300m2 Transit Shed
  • H24 operation with highly experienced staff - trained to IATA standards
  • Facility and personnel fully compliant  with Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport Air Cargo Security Program and (EC) No 300/2008
  • H24 manned security
  • 28 pallet position ETV system 
  • 20ft pallet build up/break down and truck loading system including scales with a capacity up to 20 tonnes
  • IATA authorised Dangerous Goods Instructor
  • 50m2 cold room (2oC to 8oC)
  • High Value goods facility with H24 monitored alarm system

For Shannon Airport , Cargo Terminal 1, is a restricted area with independent direct access to the airside screening area. The warehouse measures 38,000 square feet and the office space covers 2,000 square feet.

  • Facility
  • Perimeter fence as per ICAO standard
  • Internal security personnel - 24hr x 7 days
  • CCTV - 16 cameras- 24hr x 7 days
  • Cold room facility - 442 square feet. It is temperature controlled and calibrated. Records are held for inspection.
  • Strong room for high value goods with 24hr x 7 days monitor alarm system
  • 22 storage position transport system
  • 2 x 10ft build up/break down workstations
  • 1 x 20ft build up/break down/truck loading system. This includes calibrated scales with a capacity up to 20 tonnes
  • 12 Tonne Fork Lift
  • Dangerous goods storage facility
  • Mortuary
  • 1 calibrated scales at export reception area plus 1 calibrated scale as part of pallet transfer system
  • Rapiscan x-ray machine- model 532H - tunnel size 1.65m high x 1.5m wide plus
  • Dangerous Goods acceptance close - out time 6 Hours prior to Flight Departure
  • Committed, highly motivated workforce.