All posts tagged "Shannon Airport"

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    More Good News for Shannon Airport

    Shannon Airport has described the announcement by United Airlines of not just the return of its Shannon – Chicago service next year but the almost doubling of capacity as another significant vote of confidence in the quality and unique tourism product across the West of Ireland.  The announcement comes as Shannon Airport...

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    Shannon Airport Highly Commended in World Route Awards

    Shannon Airport has been Highly Commended award in the Airport Under 4 million Passengers category at the World Routes Awards for airport marketing in Las Vegas. The award is in recognition of the outstanding success of the airport’s marketing programme since separation from the DAA and its success in kick-starting the recovery in...

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    Three Successive Months of Growth

    It has been a great summer at Shannon Airport as we achieved our third successive month of growth, with August passenger numbers increasing by over 4% on the same month last year.  This follows on from significant increases in June and July of 8% and 9% respectively and is the first time...

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    Who Flies Where

    With eight successive good news service announcements for Shannon Airport this year, including new routes to Alicante, Chicago, Faro, Glasgow and Philadelphia, and with Ryanair extending Liverpool into the winter and Aer Lingus commencing a winter service to Lanzarote and enhancing their services to New York and Boston in 2014, it can...

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    New Shannonairport.ie Website and App

    At Shannon Airport we strive to constantly update and improve our website. This year saw the launch of our new website and app for iPhone, iPad and Android devices. Our aim, when we developed the site, was to provide our customers with everything they need to know from the planning stages of...

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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,...