All posts tagged "Shannon Airport"

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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 Increases Passenger Numbers by 15% for 1H14

    Shannon Airport’s year has taken-off emphatically with the 16 service enhancements, including nine new Ryanair routes, for the summer season resulting in a 15% increase in the first half of the year in terminal passenger numbers, latest statistics show. A breakdown of the figures, revealed at a joint Shannon Airport – Ryanair...

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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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    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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    Shannon Airport Gets International Recognition at Routes Europe Airport Marketing Awards

    Shannon Airport’s route promotion endeavours have won international recognition again as it claimed the ‘Highly Commended’ award for airports under four million passengers at the Routes Europe Airport Marketing Awards in Marseille.    The only Irish airport shortlisted for what are the most prestigious awards in the aviation industry in Europe, Shannon...

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    Spanish Summer Season from Shannon Launched with 38% Increase in Capacity

    Shannon Airport and the Spanish Tourism Office have today jointly launched the airport’s summer season schedule to Spain, complete with a 38% increase in capacity, with 156,000 seats to seven destinations.    Shannon will have services to Alicante, Malaga, Palma, Reus, Lanzarote, Tenerife and Fuerteventura – on services operated by scheduled carriers...

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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 Launches ‘Park4Less’

    Shannon Airport passengers are about to enjoy the country’s cheapest online airport car parking as the airport launches a new Park4Less service to go with the commencement of nine new destinations this summer.  Starting with a month-long introductory offer of just €24.99 per week, Park4Less will open for booking online at www.shannonairport.ie from...

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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...

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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...

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    Shannon Welcomes Aer Lingus Summer Service to Malaga

    Shannon Airport has welcomed another significant addition to its 2014 schedule after Aer Lingus announced a new Malaga service to its summer destinations. The new service will see the airline fly from Shannon to the Costa del Sol’s busiest airport twice weekly, providing further connectivity for the West of Ireland to one of...

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    Aer Lingus New Routes for Summer 2014

    Aer Lingus has announced additions to its schedule for summer 2014, with new routes and increased frequencies being added to Dublin, Cork and Shannon Airports. New routes from Dublin to Hanover and Pula will start from April, joining recently announced new services to San Francisco and Toronto. The new service to Hanover...