All posts tagged "Shannon Airport"

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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...

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    Shannon Airport Welcomes Budget 2013 Measures

    The Chairman of the Shannon Airport Aviation Business Development Task Force, Rose Hynes, has welcomed the announcement by the Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan TD, in last week’s Budget 2013 of his intention to put in place measures that will assist in anchoring the aviation industry in Ireland. “Minister Noonan’s announcement of...

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    Government Confirms Merger of Shannon Airport and Shannon Development

    The Government has decided to grant Shannon Airport full independence from Dublin Airport Authority on 31st December 31st 2012 and merge the airport with a restructured Shannon Development to form a new, publicly owned, commercial entity in 2013. The new entity will include Shannon Development’s extensive landbank and will be tasked with...

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    Shannon Plan Zones Landbank for Aviation Business

    Clare County Council will launch the first ever stand-alone town plan for Shannon at Shannon Airport on Monday 10th December. The launch of the Shannon Town and Environs Local Area Plan 2012 – 2018 coincides with the impending separation of Shannon Airport from the Dublin Airport Authority. The Plan zones for aviation...

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    Delta Air Lines Confirms Shannon – New York for 2013

    Delta Air Lines has confirmed that its seasonal non-stop flight between Shannon Airport and New York John F. Kennedy Airport will recommence from 11th May 2013. The flight will operate daily throughout the peak summer season using a B757-200 aircraft with 170 seats, in conjunction with Delta’s joint venture partner Air France...

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    BA London City – New York Flight BA003 to Lose US Immigration Pre-clearance at Shannon

    From 28th October 2012 passengers on British Airways’ BA003 all-Business Class flight from London City to New York will no longer be able to avail of US Immigration pre-clearance at Shannon Airport. The other daily service, BA001, will continue to offer pre-clearance at Shannon. Cutbacks at Shannon Airport will result in US...

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    Government Decision on Shannon and Cork Airports

    The Government today announced that it intends to position Shannon Airport within a new entity together with parts of Shannon Development while maintaining Cork Airport within the Dublin Airport Authority. The DAA said: “In accordance with its legislative mandate, DAA will work actively with the steering group that has been announced today...

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    Shannon Airport Offers €1,000 Summer Holiday Prize

    To celebrate the launch of its summer season schedule, Shannon Airport website is offering the public the chance to win a prize worth €1,000 towards their summer holiday from Shannon. Shannon Airport today announced its summer season schedule with 34 direct destinations on scheduled and chartered services and almost 1.2 million seats...

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    New Etihad Munster Pearl Business Service

    Audi Ireland, Etihad Airways and Hertz have a new joint partnership offering Etihad Pearl Business Class travellers in Munster a premium travel service. Those travelling to Abu Dhabi or beyond from Cork or Shannon are now offered an Audi A4 to drive themselves to Dublin Airport. Customers can collect their Audi A4 at the Hertz desk at Shannon Airport or Cork City/Airport and drop the...

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    Tom Mannion RIP

    In his agency in Ennis he was known as ‘The Boss’, but to all involved in Ireland’s travel industry Tom Mannion was a legend. A great supporter of the travel trade, Tom was always there to lend a hand or offer a word of advice. He served on many committees and on several...