Shannon Airport becomes the first European airport to open sensory room for passengers with autism

Ireland, 2017-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — In the latest in a long list of aviation firsts on a global, European and national scale developed at Shannon, the sensory room off the airport’s Departure Lounge will offer a relaxing environment for passengers ahead of their flight. Designed by Adam & Friends, it is tailored to… Read the full press release

Santa Flights set to return next month at Shannon Airport

SHANNON, Ireland, 2016-Nov-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Santa’s busiest annual day in the region – short of December 25th itself – is already on the arrival and departure’s board at Shannon Airport, with confirmation this week that the Santa Flights are set to return next month. Saturday and Sunday, December 3rd and 4th, have been… Read the full press release

Shannon Airport to unveil newly upgraded Transit Lounge and European departure gates following €3m enhancement program

Shannon, Ireland, 2016-May-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Shannon Airport will next month raise the curtain on a newly upgraded Transit Lounge and European departure gates following the completion of a €3m enhancement. The upgrade works are part of a wider capital investment programme to enhance the passenger experience at the historic terminal building, which over… Read the full press release

Shannon Airport reports 5% increase of 2015 passenger numbers

SHANNON, IRELAND, 2016-Jan-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Shannon Airport has achieved growth again in 2015, with its passenger numbers for last year showing a 5% increase on 2014. This is the third successive year of passenger number increases at the airport. 2015 passenger numbers grew to 1,714,872 – the first year since 2010 that the… Read the full press release

Shannon Group announces commencement of the €21 million first-phase of redevelopment programme at the Shannon Free Zone

New and refurbished units will strengthen the hand of development agencies to attract major investment into the region SHANNON, IRELAND, 2015-9-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Shannon Group today confirmed the commencement of the €21 million first-phase of a major redevelopment programme at the Shannon Free Zone, which will significantly strengthen the hand of development… Read the full press release

Shannon Group Chairman Rose Hynes welcomes the proposed IAG takeover of Aer Lingus and the Government decision to sell its 25% share in Aer Lingus to IAG

Shannon, Ireland, 2015-5-27 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chairman of Shannon Group plc, Rose Hynes, has today welcomed the proposed IAG takeover of Aer Lingus and the Government decision to sell its 25% share in Aer Lingus to IAG. “This decision paves the way for IAG to take over Aer Lingus. It’s good news; it’s… Read the full press release

Shannon Airport: Turkish Airlines to carry air cargo from Shannon to Chicago

Shannon, Ireland, 2015-4-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Exporters to the US are to benefit from the launch of Ireland’s only direct all-cargo air service to North America following the announcement today that Turkish Airlines has been granted permission to carry air cargo from Shannon to Chicago, starting immediately. Shannon Airport first welcomed Turkish Airlines in… Read the full press release

Shannon Airport marks 70th anniversary of the first commercial flight to land at Shannon with a collection of memorabilia

Items to include photography of famous stars passing through airport, model aircraft, airport VIP signature book and items donated by public Shannon, Ireland, 2015-4-6 — /Travel PR News/ — 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. Located in… Read the full press release

Shannon Airport wins the overall Airport Achievement Award for 2014/2015 from the European Regions Airline Association

Judges select Shannon for turning around five years of decline in first year as independent entity Second of two major international awards for Shannon in ten days Shannon, Ireland, 2014-10-2 — /Travel PR News/ — Shannon Airport is in celebratory mode tonight after landing its greatest industry accolade yet by winning the overall Airport Achievement Award… Read the full press release

Shannon Airport wins lead award for best marketing of airports in the world under four million passengers at the World Routes Awards in Chicago

Shannon, Ireland, 2014-9-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Shannon Airport is on top of the world today after landing the lead award for best marketing of airports in the world under four million passengers at the World Routes Awards in Chicago. The prestigious award sees the airport, which only gained its independence in January of last… Read the full press release

Shannon Airport Authority Chairman Rose Hynes nominated for the Hi Magazine Clare Business Woman 2014 award

Shannon, Ireland, 2014-7-4 — /Travel PR News/ — We are delighted to announce that SAA Chairman, Rose Hynes, has been nominated for the Hi Magazine, Clare Business Woman 2014 award. Rose Hynes, who  was appointed Chairman in January 2013, stemmed a five year decline in passenger numbers in the Airport’s first year as an independent entity. Ms… Read the full press release

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh: new daily service between Logan and Shannon airports key for business and tourism synergies between the two regions

Strength of Boston-Irish links reflected as Shannon delegation is first from outside US received by Mayor Walsh since being sworn in last month BOSTON, Ma., 2014-2-12 — /travelprnews.com/ — Boston Mayor Marty Walsh has said that the commencement of a new daily service between Logan and Shannon airports will be key to supporting strong business and tourism… Read the full press release

Shannon Airport sponsored think-tank to outline Ireland’s chance to become top international Sport Tourism destination at European Sport Tourism Summit

Shannon, Ireland, 2014-1-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — Cities and even rural communities will learn how they can get a slice of the €450bn global Sport Tourism industry in a major Shannon Airport sponsored think-tank with international experts set for Limerick next May. The inaugural European Sport Tourism Summit, which will take place at Thomond Park Stadium, Limerick on… Read the full press release

3,000 lucky children to meet Santa in the sky with FREE flights from Ryanair and Shannon Airport

Shannon, Ireland, 2013-12-10 — /travelprnews.com/ — Initiative to mark airline’s new Shannon deal and celebrate airport’s first year of independence will see 3,000 children flown over four days to meet Santa in the sky The magic of Christmas will come alive in the skies for 3,000 lucky children over the next two weekends with, yes, FREE flights… Read the full press release

United Airlines launches seasonal nonstop service between Shannon and Chicago

2013-06-07 — /travelprnews.com/ — United Airlines launched a seasonal nonstop service between Shannon (SNN) and its Chicago hub, O’Hare International Airport (ORD), today with a celebratory event at Shannon Airport.  The airline will operate five flights per week on the route until Aug. 27, 2013 (westbound). James Mueller, United’s Vice President Atlantic & Pacific Sales, was… Read the full press release

US Airways Begins Daily Shannon – Philadelphia Service

2013-05-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — Shannon’s options for US bound destinations got a major boost today as US Airways began its daily service to its Philadelphia hub. The service, which leaves Shannon daily at 11.35 a.m. for the historic city, brings to five the number of US destinations flown to by Shannon this year – the first… Read the full press release

Shannon Airport appoints Neil Pakey as the company’s new CEO

2013-05-21 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Board of Shannon Airport Authority plc (Shannon Airport) has today announced the appointment of Neil Pakey as the company’s new CEO. Neil has over 30 years’ experience in the industry, with a strong track record in delivering airport passenger and revenue growth and in property management. He has since 2010 been… Read the full press release