Shannon Airport nominated in the category of Best Marketing of Airports in Europe at Routes Europe Marketing Awards 2017

Ireland, 2017-Mar-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Shannon Airport has once again been shortlisted for the Routes Europe Marketing Awards 2017.  The awards are voted on exclusively by airlines and recognise the marketing and promotional activities of airports and tourism destinations throughout Europe. The independent airport has been nominated in the category of Best Marketing of… Read the full press release

Shannon Group plc announces planning application for a new aircraft hangar at Shannon Airport

SHANNON, Ireland, 2017-Jan-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Shannon Group plc has confirmed that it has lodged a planning application with Clare County Council for a new aircraft hangar at Shannon Airport. The proposed development will comprise the construction of a new steel framed wide-bodied aircraft paint hangar and internal ancillary office space, workshops, plant… Read the full press release

Shannon Airport welcomes Aer Lingus’ announcement of earlier morning flights from Shannon to Heathrow

More business-friendly timing welcomed SHANNON, Ireland, 2017-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Aer Lingus has today announced that their daily morning service from Shannon to Heathrow will now depart at the earlier time of 7.30am. The enhanced timing will come into effect from 26th March 2017 and will offer enhanced business connectivity from the region. “We’re… Read the full press release

Shannon Airport announces record airlift of 76 Irish thoroughbreds from Shannon to Beijing

All animals on board BBA Ireland airlift purchased by Chinese businessman Zhang Yuesheng Airlift shows potential of emerging market for Irish bloodstock SHANNON, Ireland, 2017-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — A major leap in developing the lucrative China market for Irish bloodstock has been made with a record airlift of 76 Irish thoroughbreds from Shannon Airport…. Read the full press release

Shannon Airport Christmas Racing Festival set to break records for both attendance and prize money

SHANNON, Ireland, 2016-Dec-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The biggest racing festival ever staged in the Mid-West, the Shannon Airport Christmas Racing Festival at Limerick Racecourse, is this year set to break records for both attendance and prize money. The annual festival, which is the biggest gathering outside the capital across the Christmas season, takes place… Read the full press release

Shannon Airport: New Shannon to Frankfurt route begins next summer

Shannon Airport: New Shannon to Frankfurt route begins next summer   Lufthansa announcement marks new departure for Shannon Airport SHANNON, Ireland, 2016-Nov-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Shannon Airport is set to get its first ever scheduled Lufthansa air service next summer when the airline introduces a new Shannon to Frankfurt route. The service will operate… Read the full press release

Fashion houses will present their best wares for the upcoming Christmas season at Shannon airport

Fashion houses will present their best wares for the upcoming Christmas season at Shannon airport   Leading outlets from across the region present in top-to-toe guide for Christmas season Top prize of flights for new Shannon-Stockholm service and much more up for grabs on the night SHANNON, Ireland, 2016-Nov-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Shannon will… 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

Scandinavian Airlines to launch new service from Shannon Airport to Stockholm Arlanda Airport

Scandinavian Airlines to launch new service from Shannon Airport to Stockholm Arlanda Airport   Shannon, Ireland, 2016-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Shannon Airport is delighted to welcome the announcement today (11 October 2016) by Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) that it is to launch a new service from Shannon to Stockholm in Sweden. The new service will… Read the full press release

Shannon Airport to add Sir Michael Parkinson to its ‘Wall of Fame’

Shannon, Ireland, 2016-Sep-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Shannon Airport is about to add another famous name to its ‘Wall of Fame’ after one of the world’s most famous TV chat show hosts, Sir Michael Parkinson, touched down ahead of an appearance tonight at the Lime Tree Theatre in Limerick. The photograph of arguably Britain’s greatest… Read the full press release

Shannon Airport welcomes Sunway Holidays announces to operate Lapland service to Santa’s home on December 13th

Shannon, Ireland, 2016-Sep-21 — /Travel PR News/ — “This has to be one of the most amazing adventures ever! A trip to Lapland to see the big man himself, Santa…WOW!!! This truly is a trip of a lifetime that you’ll never, ever forget. Such a magical experience” said Declan Power, Head of Aviation Development at Shannon… Read the full press release

Biggest multi species airlift ever from Ireland ‘Bóthar Ark’ to take flight from Shannon Airport on October 10th

Biggest ever multi-species airlift from Ireland to benefit Rwandan genocide widows ….and pigs might fly – 1,500 strong cargo to include cows, pigs, goats and chicks Shannon, Ireland, 2016-Aug-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The countdown is on for the biggest multi species airlift ever from Ireland and one of the biggest in the world after… Read the full press release

Shannon Airport announces Ryanair’s winter 2016 schedule

Ryanair’s Shannon winter 2016 schedule will deliver two new winter routes: Fuerteventura (Sunday) and Malaga (Tuesdays and Saturday) 12 routes in total including: Berlin, Krakow, Kaunas, Lanzarote, London Gatwick, London Stansted Manchester, Tenerife, Warsaw and Wroclaw. Shannon, Ireland, 2016-Jul-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Declan Power, Head of Aviation Development at Shannon Airport welcoming the announcement… Read the full press release

Expressway and Shannon Airport partner to launch year-round service between the Midwest airport and Galway city

Galway and Shannon draw ever closer with launch of year-round, five times daily direct Expressway X51 service SHANNON, IRELAND, 2016-May-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Expressway and Shannon Airport have joined ranks to bring the City of the Tribes even closer to the rest of the world with the launch of a year-round service between the… 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

Delta Air Lines marks 30th anniversary of service to Shannon Airport

Shannon, Ireland, 2016-May-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Delta Air Lines has restarted nonstop service between Shannon and New York-JFK, effective May 2, 2016. The U.S. airline, which marks its 30th anniversary of service to Shannon this year, has transported nearly 1.7million passengers since its inaugural flight to the airport on May 8, 1986. “We are… 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 Airport: Fly Shannon Holiday Show returns to UL Arena in Limerick on February 20th and 21st

SHANNON, IRELAND, 2016-Jan-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The Fly Shannon Holiday Show is making a welcome return to the UL Arena in Limerick on February 20th and 21st, after a 9 year hiatus. Visitors to the show will be able to take advantage of free entry, along with deals only available at the show, prize… Read the full press release

Shannon Airport: Aer Lingus Regional restores its flights to Edinburgh from March 2016

SHANNON, IRELAND, 2015-12-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Shannon Airport has today welcomed the announcement that Aer Lingus Regional is to restore flights to one of the UK’s most popular tourist cities, Edinburgh, from March next year as a major boost for the airport and region. The new service, which will be operated for Aer… Read the full press release

Shannon Airport reports 4% growth in passengers in November compared to the same month last year

SHANNON, IRELAND, 2015-12-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Shannon Airport has enjoyed another month of passenger throughput in November, with 4% more passengers using the airport compared to the same month last year, enabling it break the 100,000 mark for the month. In all, over 101,000 passengers flew in and out of Shannon during the… Read the full press release

Shannon Airport wins Airport of the Year Award from the European Regions Airline Association (ERA)

SHANNON, Ireland, 2015-10-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Shannon Airport has received major recognition from the European airline community after being chosen as this year’s winner of the Airport of the Year Award from the European Regions Airline Association (ERA) for the second year in a row, the first time this has happened in the… Read the full press release

Shannon Airport welcomes 25% increase in Delta Air Lines’ capacity for summer 2016

25% increase in Delta capacity for summer 2016 Shannon, Ireland, 2015-9-29 — /Travel PR News/ — The announcement of the introduction of the larger wide-bodied Boeing 767-300 aircraft on Delta Air Lines’ JFK service summer service is a further endorsement of the growing demand for transatlantic seats into Shannon Airport and the popularity of the airport’s US pre-clearance… Read the full press release

Olympic swimming qualifier Fiona Doyle from Limerick pictured at Shannon Airport on route to Calgary, Canada

SHANNON, IRELAND, 2015-8-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Olympic swimming qualifier Fiona Doyle from Limerick is pictured at Shannon Airport today on route to Calgary in Canada where she will begin a gruelling training programme in preparation for her Olympian title bid in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janerio next August. Pictured (l-r)… Read the full press release

Shannon Airport again shortlisted for the World Routes Marketing Awards 2015

Shannon Airport has once again been shortlisted for the World Routes Marketing Awards 2015. SHANNON, IRELAND, 2015-8-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The independent airport has been nominated in the category of Best Marketing of Airports in the world under 4 million passengers, an award that they won last year at a lavish ceremony in Chicago…. Read the full press release

The 2007 victory for Ireland in an unforgettable rugby union clash with England made in a 20ft sculpture at Shannon Airport

SHANNON, IRELAND, 2015-7-20 — /Travel PR News/ — A sculpture to an iconic day when sport transcended politics – the 2007 victory for Ireland in an unforgettable rugby union clash with England in Croke Park – was unveiled today in a 20ft sculpture at Shannon Airport. The piece, by artist Paddy Campbell and titled ‘The… Read the full press release

Shannon Airport will deliver air display extravaganza on July 18th to mark the 70th anniversary of the first commercial transatlantic flight at the airport

Acts from across Europe to delight huge crowds with sky acrobatics and dare-devil feats Family fun day to also include wide array of free activities on the ground SHANNON, IRELAND, 2015-6-5 — /Travel PR News/ — Shannon Airport will deliver an air display extravaganza on July 18th to mark a key milestone in Irish aviation… Read the full press release

Shannon airport: Sunway Holidays starts weekly charter to the hugely popular Izmir, Turkey

Shannon, Ireland, 2015-5-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Among those on the first flight to Izmir were Anne and Jane Quigley, Boher, Co. Limerick. A Turkish delight for 3,000 Shannon passengers has begun with a weekly charter to the hugely popular Izmir commencing at the weekend. The service will run until September 19th carrying passengers to… Read the full press release

The Bank of Ireland Runway Night Run at Shannon Airport set for Friday, 19th June 20th at midnight

1,700 places up for grabs for Friday, 19th, June 20th Midnight event – Proceeds to go to Shannon Group’s 2015 designated charities TLC4CF and Milford Care Centre Shannon, Ireland, 2015-5-8 — /Travel PR News/ — One of Ireland’s most unique mass participation sports events of the year, the Bank of Ireland Runway Night Run at Shannon… 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