All posts tagged "Neil Pakey"

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    Shannon Airport Sculpture of Famous Irish Line-Out

    A sculpture to an iconic day when sport transcended politics, the 2007 victory for Ireland in an...

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    Aer Lingus Shares Sale to IAG Agreed by Cabinet

    The Irish Government has agreed to sell all but one of its shares in Aer Lingus to...

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    Friends of Shannon Airport Group Formed

    In the establishment of Ireland’s first ever community support group for an airport, the Friends of Shannon Airport (FOSA) recently met and elected officials.   The founding committee of FOSA comprises Chairman John Quinlivan, Chairman; Sant Singh, Vice Chair; Secretary Joe Meaney, Secretary; and Donna Marie O’Neill, Treasurer. FOSA will now embark...

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    Shannon Airport Passenger Numbers Up 17 Per Cent

    Shannon Airport has delivered on its pledge to achieve significant passenger growth in its second year as an independent entity, with end-of-year figures for 2014 showing a 17 per cent increase on 2013.   In 2013 following separation the airport ended five successive years of decline and in 2014 delivered significant growth,...

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    Santa Takes Flight as Shannon Passenger Numbers Set to Soar by 15 Per Cent This Christmas

    A bumper Christmas, with an anticipated 15 per cent increase in passenger numbers from 12 months ago, kicked off at Shannon Airport this weekend as close on 2,000 children and parents got to meet Santa in the skies.    In an initiative to thank the public for its support over what has...

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    November Passenger Numbers Up 26 per Cent at Shannon

    Shannon Airport has recorded another month of growth after terminal passenger results for November showed a 26 per cent increase on the same month last year, up from 77,002 to 97,292.    In keeping with trends from the summer season onwards, the biggest increase was in European traffic, with November passenger numbers...

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    Shannon Airport Reports 28% Increase in October

    October sees Shannon’s summer season go out on a high with a 28% increase in passenger numbers on last year. Winter is also looking promising thanks to six new services compared to last year.   Shannon Airport’s strong momentum across 2014 has continued into the final month of the autumn, with passenger...

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    Shannon Duty Free Goes Back to the Future

    It’s official: Shannon Duty Free is to revert to its original title of Shannon Duty Free, adopted in 1947 when it became the first airport duty free shop in the world, but with a new brand and improved service offering. The launch event was a gala evening with a large attendance from...

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    New Shannon Group plc Combines Four Business Units

    On 5th September the Shannon Group plc was established by the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohoe TD. Rose Hynes, Chairman, said: “The new company will be a key conduit for growth across the West of Ireland and beyond. The four strategic business units that make up the Shannon Group...

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    Shannon Welcomes Increased Ryanair Winter Schedule

    Shannon Airport has welcomed Ryanair’s announcement that it is to strengthen its winter schedule with the addition of further capacity from the end of October. The airline will add a daily Manchester service, replacing a three times weekly Liverpool service, and a weekly Kaunas (Lithuania) flight, as well as extra flights on Stansted,...

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    Shannon to Stage First Ever Night-time Runway Run for Charity

    Shannon Airport, in association with Bank of Ireland, is set to make history again on Friday 4th July when over 1,000 runners line up for the first ever night-run on an Irish airport runway.   In yet another first at Ireland’s most historic airport, the Bank of Ireland Runway Night Run will...

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    Ryanair Adds Five Routes to ex-Shannon Winter Schedule

    Shannon Airport has welcomed the announcement by Ryanair that it is to add five routes on to its winter schedule this year as another significant boost for the airport. The airport’s winter schedule, which starts at the end of October, will see Ryanair retain its new Paris, Berlin, Fuerteventura, Warsaw and Krakow...

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    140% Increase in Passengers on European services at Shannon in April

    Shannon Airport’s nine new European routes have delivered a dramatic month of growth, with a 140% increase in passenger numbers on continental services recorded last month compared to April 2013.   Boosted by a really strong Easter period, Shannon enjoyed its biggest month-over-month increase in over a decade as 31% more passengers...

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    Busy Week for New Routes from Shannon Airport

    Less than 15 months after Shannon Airport was made independent, the airport will enjoy its biggest week in almost a decade in terms of new route start-ups as Ryanair launches new services to Munich, Paris, Faro, Warsaw, Krakow, Nice, Poitiers, Berlin, and Fuerteventura, while Aer Lingus Regional commences a new Bristol service. The 2014 summer season, which officially begins in...

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    Shannon Airport Halts Five Years of Passenger Decline

    Shannon Airport has stemmed a five-year decline in passenger numbers in its first year as an independent entity, passenger figures for 2013 confirm.  Some 1,400,032 passengers flew through Shannon over the course of the year, up from 1,394,781 in 2012. The marginal increase was achieved despite a difficult start to 2013 as month-over-month...

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    Aer Lingus Regional Announces 100,000 Additional Seats in 2014 for Shannon

    Shannon Airport has today welcomed another major boost for services in 2014 as Aer Lingus Regional announced 100,000 new seats across three UK routes for next year.  The announcement includes a new daily Bristol service, Manchester frequencies to increase from two to three times daily, and Birmingham to double its existing daily...