All posts tagged "Rose Hynes"

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    World’s Largest Collection of Model Aircraft Unveiled at Shannon Airport

    A life-long fascination with aviation completed the full circle today with the official opening of a permanent...

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    Shannon Airport Honours Dr Brendan O’Regan, Commences €15m Runway Upgrade

    A contribution to balanced regional development unrivalled by any one person was marked on the 100th anniversary...

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    Matthew Thomas Appointed Chief Executive of Shannon Group plc

    The Board of Shannon Group plc has announced the appointment of Matthew Thomas as the company’s new...

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    Shannon Airport Main Sponsor for Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann Inis 2016

    Shannon Airport has announced that it will be main sponsor for the world’s largest Irish traditional music...

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    Shannon Airport Passenger Numbers Grew by 5 Per Cent

    Passenger numbers at Shannon Airport grew by 5% last year, bringing the total passenger growth to 22%...

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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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    Shannon Airport Memorabilia Display in Transit Lounge

    Shannon Airport is set to enhance its passenger experience with a collection of memorabilia for the public to view while waiting for flights to depart – and donated or lent items will be welcome.    Located in the transit lounge, near the Sheridan Food Bar, the collection is one of the initiatives...

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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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    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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    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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    Foynes Airshow to Mark 75th Anniversary of First Transatlantic Flight

    Thousands are set to be dazzled in July by one of Ireland’s most spectacular airshows as a historic moment in the country’s remarkable contribution to global aviation will be celebrated in Foynes, Co Limerick.

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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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    Aer Lingus Goes Daily to Boston from Shannon

    Ireland and the United States’ most Irish city grew closer today as Aer Lingus commenced a daily year-round service from Shannon to the Massachusetts capital of Boston. The service is one of the key aspects of Aer Lingus’s renewed commitment to the independent Shannon Airport this year, with the airline also set to operate a six-times...

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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...