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#Shannon Airport

# shannon-airport - Thursday 15 October, 2020

'A major blow': Shannon and Cork airport bosses call for more government support after Ryanair base closures

Calls for rapid airport testing have been backed by the chair of Dáil Covid Committee.

# shannon-airport - Thursday 1 October, 2020

Ryanair threatens winter closure of Cork and Shannon bases if EU travel policy not adopted

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar previously said he was concerned by how well smaller airports could bounce back after Covid-19.

# shannon-airport - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

Proposed EU traffic light system for air travel 'is still a bit up in the air', says Tánaiste

Varadkar said he is worried about Cork and Shannon airports bouncing back from Covid.

# shannon-airport - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

DAA says coronavirus testing in Irish airports would be 'challenging'

According to the DAA, travel to the 15 Green list countries represented only 9% of their traffic in 2019.

# shannon-airport - Monday 27 July, 2020

5,000 passengers a day are arriving into Ireland's airports, with the UK topping the list

Arrivals to Ireland from the US have been lower than from most Western European countries.

# shannon-airport - Thursday 16 July, 2020

Concerns raised over US troop flights into Shannon after plane arrives from army base in Tennessee

Flight OY-545 arrived at Shannon Airport this morning from Fort Campbell in Tennessee

# shannon-airport - Friday 12 June, 2020

Over €80,000 worth of cocaine-like Kratom seized at Shannon Airport

Significant amounts of drugs have been seized by Revenue officers at airports in recent days.

# shannon-airport - Wednesday 10 June, 2020

World's largest plane arrives in Shannon with Ireland's biggest delivery of PPE

The AN-255 arrived in Shannon with 800 pallets of PPE

Over €40,000 worth of cannabis seized at Shannon Airport

The drugs were destined for an address in Galway.

# shannon-airport - Monday 9 March, 2020

Passenger jet damaged in hard landing at Shannon Airport is grounded

The Omni Air International flight from Bangor in the US state of Maine arrived last night.

# shannon-airport - Friday 14 February, 2020

Two transatlantic jets divert to Shannon airport due to medical emergencies

Shannon is the country’s busiest airport for aircraft diversions.

# shannon-airport - Saturday 25 January, 2020

US Vice President Mike Pence meets with troops at Shannon Airport

Pence last visited Ireland in September.

# shannon-airport - Monday 13 January, 2020

Storm Brendan: 32,000 still without power as Status Orange warning remains for five counties until midnight

A number of flights to and from Shannon Airport have been cancelled.

# shannon-airport - Friday 20 December, 2019

Man resuscitated after suspected cardiac arrest on flight diverted to Shannon

The plane was met by paramedics and airport staff when it landed.

# shannon-airport - Thursday 19 December, 2019

Over €100 million of smuggled contraband has been seized at Irish airports and ports since 2016

At Dublin Port, alone, €87 million worth has been seized since 2016.

# shannon-airport - Monday 2 December, 2019

Shannon Airport runway reopens after light aircraft experiences technical difficulties

It’s understood that the plane suffered a collapsed nose-wheel shortly after landing at Shannon.

# shannon-airport - Thursday 28 November, 2019

Power failures and overheating cause long-term outages at Ireland's 'most important' weather radar

The Shannon Airport Rainfall Radar has been taken offline a number of times this year.

# shannon-airport - Friday 8 November, 2019

Trial of US veterans charged with criminal damage at Shannon Airport transferred from Clare

Judge Gerald Keys said a jury of people living in Co Clare may not be impartial.

# shannon-airport - Sunday 20 October, 2019

Air France flight diverts to Shannon after 'suspicious' phone found on board

The crew opted to divert to Shannon when no one came forward to claim the phone.

# shannon-airport - Thursday 3 October, 2019

The government has been asked to consider extending state aid to Shannon and Cork airports

Could aviation be used to promote regional growth?

# shannon-airport - Friday 13 September, 2019

Pilot made emergency landing in Shannon after coffee spill in cockpit

The incident occurred on a Frankfurt-Cancun flight in February.

# shannon-airport - Monday 9 September, 2019

Several Irish flights affected after British Airways cancels UK services over pilot pay dispute

The carrier is currently locked in a pay dispute with its 4,300 pilots.

# shannon-airport - Friday 6 September, 2019

New preclearance services at Irish airports 'will make it easier to travel to US'

Dublin and Shannon are the only airports in Europe that offer US preclearance.

# shannon-airport - Thursday 22 August, 2019

US-bound plane forced to return to Shannon Airport after suffering engine problems

There were 146 passengers and crew on board.

# shannon-airport - Thursday 15 August, 2019

Flights resume at Shannon Airport after five-hour suspension due to emergency incident

All passengers and crew have disembarked the plane safely.

# shannon-airport - Monday 8 July, 2019

Private jet owned by businessman JP McManus makes emergency landing at Shannon Airport

There were five people on board the Gulfstream G650 jet including, it’s understood, McManus himself.

# shannon-airport - Saturday 8 June, 2019

Cork and Shannon Airports are now designated entry points for pet dogs, cats and ferrets

The three animals are grouped together in EU legislation because those species are susceptible to rabies.

# shannon-airport - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

Donald Trump tells reporters Irish border 'will work out' after Brexit as he begins official two-day visit

Trump will stay at his Doonbeg golf resort in Clare for the next two nights.

# shannon-airport - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

Government minister to attend protest against Trump's visit to Ireland

A number of protests will take place during the US President’s visit.

# shannon-airport - Sunday 2 June, 2019

'He's not welcome here': Major security operation planned as protests to take place during Trump visit

Local protest groups will set up a camp close to Shannon Airport for the duration of the US President’s trip.

# shannon-airport - Friday 17 May, 2019

Security stepped up at Shannon Airport ahead of possible Trump visit

Officers have been deployed to a road security box at the entrance to the airport.

# shannon-airport - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

Plane spent €4,000 on fuel after alleged Shannon Airport shutdown by 82-year-old ex US serviceman

Two men were charged with trespass at Shannon airport and criminal damage last March.

# shannon-airport - Thursday 4 April, 2019

Aer Lingus flight had to make emergency landing after suspected engine fire

A report into the incident has concluded that “fatigue failure” of part of the engine was the probable cause.

# shannon-airport - Wednesday 27 March, 2019

New York-London flight has emergency landing in Shannon after suspected fire onboard

The crew later told controllers that it may have been a “false indication”.

# shannon-airport - Monday 25 March, 2019

Cork and Shannon passengers to be bussed to Dublin to catch Norwegian's US flights

Passengers travelling to Providence and Stewart early next month will be affected.

# shannon-airport - Monday 18 March, 2019

82-year-old ex-US marine remanded in jail over alleged security breach at Shannon Airport

Judge Keane said that the two are facing “very serious charges”.

# shannon-airport - Sunday 17 March, 2019

Two 'former US soldiers' arrested after breaching security perimeter at Shannon Airport

The pair didn’t reach the aircraft, which was parked at a terminal at the time.

# shannon-airport - Saturday 16 February, 2019

Shannon had the worst punctuality record of Ireland's main airports last year

Under 32% of all flights at the Clare hub were delayed in 2018.

# shannon-airport - Friday 15 February, 2019

Shannon had the worst punctuality record of Ireland's main airports last year

The Clare hub blamed the delays on its high volume of less predictable long-haul traffic.

# shannon-airport - Wednesday 6 February, 2019

Five people taken to hospital after flight diverts to Shannon over reports of smoke in cockpit

The flight was travelling from Germany to Mexico with 337 passengers and crew on board.

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