All posts tagged "Margaret Shannon"

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    Margaret and Enda Thank Trade as Emirates Goes Double Daily

    Emirates held a big “thank you” reception for travel agents and travel media at The House in Dublin last night, prior to the launch of the airline’s second daily Dublin – Dubai flight next Monday 1st September, with Margaret Shannon handing over the role of Country Manager – Ireland to Enda Corneille.  ...

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    Emirates Confirms Appointment of Enda Corneille

    As first revealed by Irish Travel Trade News on 5th August, Emirates has now confirmed the appointment of Enda Corneille as Country Manager – Ireland. Enda will take on his new role on 18th August and will manage the team of 26 located between the public reservations office in Hume Street, Dublin 2, and...

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    Emirates Expands Corporate Sales Team

    Emirates has announced the appointment of Filippo Rocchi to the corporate sales team in Ireland.   Filippo, originally from Italy and now living in Dublin, has over 14 years aviation and travel industry experience, working in the areas of sales and marketing, business development and key account management with airlines including Alitalia,...

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    Emirates Entertains at Irish Open in Fota

    Fota Island Resort was awash with sunshine, spectators and golfers as the 59th edition of the Irish Open Golf teed off. The event is part of the PGA European International Tour. Emirates, as one of the sponsors, hosted the travel trade in its dedicated hospitality suite, and indeed it was First Class...

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    Margaret Shannon to Depart Emirates

    Emirates has today confirmed that Margaret Shannon, Country Manager for Ireland, will depart the company at the end of August. Margaret has headed up the Irish operation since before the launch of Emirates in Ireland in January 2012, overseeing major milestones including an early aircraft upgrade, which doubled capacity on the route,...

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    Emirates Enters Third Year of Irish Open Sponsorship

    Emirates has reinforced its commitment to sport as the airline announced its third year of sponsorship of the Irish Open. Emirates is gearing up to welcome tens of thousands of golfing fans over four exciting days to Fota Island Resort from 19th – 22nd June.   Ireland’s Major winners Rory McIlroy, Padraig...

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    Second Emirates Flight Increases Demand for Dubai

    Emirates has seen a significant increase in demand following the announcement that the airline will operate a second daily non-stop flight between Dublin and Dubai from 1st September 2014, reports Margaret Shannon, Country Manager Ireland. The B777-300ER will add more than 5,000 seats a week in both directions, which equates to approximately...

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    Emirates Expands Dublin Leisure Sales Team

    Emirates has appointed Stephen Davitt to the leisure sales team in Ireland. Stephen, from Co Meath, has 25 years aviation and travel industry experience, working in the areas of sales and marketing, business development, key account management, and ground operations with airlines including Air Canada, Czech Airlines and Aer Lingus.   Located at...

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    Emirates Celebrates Half-Millionth Passenger on Dublin – Dubai

    Emirates has celebrated reaching its half-millionth Dublin – Dubai passenger. The announcement was made at Dublin Airport as Margaret Shannon, Country Manager, surprised two delighted Emirates passengers with complimentary upgrades to Business Class.   Since Emirates’ inaugural flight from Dublin on 9th January 2012, the airline has already connected 500,000 passengers on...

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    Australasia Fares Sale from Emirates

    Emirates has announced a fares promotion from Dublin to Australia and New Zealand for flights booked between 28th February and 17th March 2014, with Economy Class fares starting from €754 return.  *  Sydney: Economy Class from €810, Business Class from €3,703 *  Perth: Economy €754 in Economy, Business €3,792 *  Melbourne: Economy...

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    First Class Fares Promotion by Emirates

    Emirates has today announced a First Class fares promotion today, with the prices available until 14th February for travel during 2014. With 140 destinations on the Emirates network from which to choose, customers from Dublin can: Travel First Class to Dubai from €3,159 Connect with Melbourne with one stop in Dubai onboard...

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    Emirates Plans Second Daily Dublin – Dubai Service

    On the occasion of today’s visit by An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny TD, to Emirates Group HQ in Dubai, the airline announced: “Emirates is keen to expand its presence in Ireland and confirms that we plan to start a second daily service to Dublin later this year. We believe there is a growing...

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    Dubai Tourism and Emirates Host Agents at Dobbins

    The top performing agents for Emirates were hosted to a thank you lunch by the carrier and Dubai Tourism. Dublin’s trendy restaurant Dobbins was the venue.

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    Emirates Launches New ex-Dublin Fares Promotion

    Emirates has launched an Economy Class promotion for ex-Dublin fares booked up to Monday 2nd September 2013 for travel up to 13th April 2014. The fares include €533 return to Dubai and €953 return to Sydney. The special Economy Class return fare prices start from: Dublin to Manila – €659 Dublin to...

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    Emirates Entertains at Irish Open

    Emirates, which is a sponsor of the Irish Open Golf, hosted the trade at its pavilion at Carton House, Co Kildare, over the four days of the competition. The weather was mixed but the hospitality was up to the usual high standards of Emirates hospitality as Margaret Shannon, ably assisted by her...

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    Valerie Joins Emirates Dublin Sales Team

    Emirates today confirmed the appointment of Valerie Murphy (ex-SAS Ireland) to its corporate sales team in Ireland.  Valerie, who is from Dublin, has over 23 years’ aviation industry experience, working in the areas of airline operations, sales & marketing, business development and key account management. A marketing graduate, Valerie will support Country...