COVID-19 and the Northern Ireland economy: air and sea access

Date published: 10 March 2021

Independent research to understand the implications of Covid-19 on accessibility to/from Northern Ireland given the region’s heavy reliance on air and sea access for trade, Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and tourism.


Air and sea access

Professor Austin Smyth (Transport Analysis & Advocacy Ltd) and Maureen O’Reilly (Economist) carried out independent research on the challenges posed for the business, travel, leisure and tourism sectors by the physical and psychological impacts on travel as a result of Covid-19. 

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