All posts tagged "Shannon Airport"

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    Full US Pre-clearance – Don’t Miss a Minute of America!

    Now that you can avail of Full US Pre-clearance at Shannon Airport, there is no need to waste precious American time in a queue when you land. Just pick up your luggage and walk out the door to the time of your life. Fly Shannon and get the most out of your...

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    Shannon Group plc

    Shannon Airport separated from the Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) on 1st January this year. So what happens next?  On 23rd July, the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Leo Varadkar TD, and Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD, announced that the Government has approved the drafting of the Shannon...

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    Top 10 Facts About Shannon Airport

    Did you know the following about Shannon Airport?  Shannon is the only airport in Ireland that remains open all year round. It is a 24-hour operation, 365 days a year (even Christmas Day). There are over one million people residing within 90 minutes drive time of the airport. Shannon has the longest...

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    Shannon Airport Passenger Traffic Increases for Third Consecutive Month

    Shannon Airport’s steady recovery in passenger numbers continued for a third consecutive month in August. Passenger numbers for the month show that 170,000 people travelled through Shannon in August, a 3% increase on August 2012. The increase comes on the back of strong gains also in June – the first time in...

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    Aer Lingus Announces New Shannon – Lanzarote Service for Winter

    Shannon Airport has described today’s announcement by Aer Lingus of a once weekly winter service to Lanzarote as a very welcome step in strengthening winter sun destinations from Shannon. The new Aer Lingus service, which will provide an additional 8,000 seats over the winter season, commences on 26th October and will significantly enhance...

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    Shannon Achieves Second Successive Month of Growth

    Summer 2013 improved again for Shannon Airport in July when it achieved growth for the second successive month, with a 9.4% overall increase in passenger numbers compared on the same month last year.  Overall passenger numbers for July were 173,558, up from 158,603 in the same month last year. The increase built...

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    British Airways A380 Comes to Ireland

    British Airways  made a contribution to Irish aviation history yesterday when it brought its new Airbus A380 to Shannon Airport. Shannon Airport staff and aircraft enthusiasts, together with a group travel agents, were present to welcome and inspect the new aircraft. Simon Daly, British Airways Manager for Ireland, said: “We are delighted...

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    Shannon June Passenger Numbers Up 8%

    Shannon Airport’s passenger numbers have turned a significant corner, with figures for June showing an 8% increase on the same month last year, including a 38% increase in US passengers.  The development has seen month-over-month passenger numbers grow for the first time in five years at the airport and comes just six...

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    That’s Limerick

    Fashion, food, rugby and venues were the focus of the Limerick show case event at Smock Alley Theatre in Temple Bar Dublin last night. ‘That’s Limerick’ was the vehicle for promoting the city as a venue for events. Celia Holmann Lee’s fashion show was one of the highlights of the evening. Shops...

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    Shannon Airport Welcomes Return of US Airways

    Shannon Airport’s options for US-bound destinations has got a major boost with US Airways beginning its daily service to its Philadelphia hub. The service, which leaves Shannon daily at 11.35, brings to five the number of US destinations flown to from Shannon this year – the first time since 2009 that Shannon...

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    Shannon Airport Launches New Website and App for Mobile Devices

    Shannon Airport has launched its new website and app for iPhone, iPad and android devices to provide customers with everything they need to know from the planning stages of a trip right through to boarding the aircraft at Shannon.  The information on the website is broken down into four key steps: Plan,...

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    Delta to Fly Shannon – New York JFK for Summer

      Delta Air Lines’ seasonal non-stop service between Shannon Airport and New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport will recommence on 11th May 2013. The carrier will have 2,300 seats weekly to and from the USA. The flight will operate daily throughout the peak summer season using a B757-200 aircraft with 170 seats...

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    Aer Lingus Flies to Faro from Shannon

    Aer Lingus’s inaugural flight from Shannon to Faro took to the skies on Wednesday. The three times weekly service will operate until the end of October, giving customers in the West of Ireland direct access to the popular holiday resort of the Algarve. In addition, Aer Lingus operates daily flights between Shannon...

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    Shannon Airport Supports Irish Farmers with Fodder

    Shannon Airport has decided to help farmers through the current fodder shortage by bringing forward grass cutting on the 300-acre site by two years and donating the bales of silage to local farmers. The airport agreed to a request from the Irish Farmers Association to advance the grass cutting from 2015, with...

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    Ryanair Announces Shannon – Alicante Service

    Ryanair today annonced a new Shannon – Alicante route, beginning 5th June 2013, with two weekly return flights on Wednesdays and Fridays, and running through to 27th September. The service last operated at Shannon in 2010. Rose Hynes, Shannon Airport Authority Chairman, said: “This Ryanair announcement is really good news for thousands...

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    Shannon Airport Celebrates ‘Independence Day’

    Shannon Airport celebrated the beginning of a new era on 1st January 2013 as it officially became an independent entity overnight. Separation officially took place at 23.59 on Monday night, with the first passengers to transit through the newly autonomous airport arriving on board the Aer Lingus EI110 flight from New York JFK...