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Thursday 28 September 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Shannon Airport

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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.
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.
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.
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.
The government has been asked to consider extending state aid to Shannon and Cork airports
Could aviation be used to promote regional growth?
Pilot made emergency landing in Shannon after coffee spill in cockpit
The incident occurred on a Frankfurt-Cancun flight in February.
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.
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.
US-bound plane forced to return to Shannon Airport after suffering engine problems
There were 146 passengers and crew on board.
Flights resume at Shannon Airport after five-hour suspension due to emergency incident
All passengers and crew have disembarked the plane safely.
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.
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.
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.
Government minister to attend protest against Trump's visit to Ireland
A number of protests will take place during the US President’s visit.
'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.
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.
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.
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.
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”.
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.
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”.
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 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 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.
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.
US preclearance at Dublin and Shannon to be beefed up ahead of the summer
Dublin and Shannon are currently the only preclearance locations in Europe.
Number of planes carrying weapons to Shannon this year already surpasses 2017 figures
So far, 423 planes carrying munitions of war have landed in Shannon Airport this year, and 16 landed in Dublin Airport.
'Simple software issue' most likely the cause of last night's Irish airspace closure
Air travel over much of Ireland was suspended for around two hours during a “systems failure” last night.
Irish airspace reopens but knock on delays may carry on into tomorrow
Dublin Airport is not affected, but Shannon and Cork are.
Ryanair flight attempts two landings at Shannon before being diverted to Liverpool
The morning flight was due to land in Ireland West Airport in Knock, but was rerouted to Shannon.
VIDEO: Donald Trump's visit to Ireland is likely to be very different to the last time he was here
This time it’s far from business as usual
American soldiers wore uniforms in Shannon town without Irish government approval
The Department of Foreign Affairs said it received assurances from the US Embassy that measures will be put in place to ensure it will not happen again.
It's cost €60k this year to have the army help out when US military planes land at Shannon Airport
Since 2003, the gardaí have been allowed request support from the Defence Forces at the airport.
Pictures: Gardaí and Defence Forces carry out dramatic terror training at Shannon Airport
It involved a number of Garda units.
One a day: 330 planes carrying weapons landed in Shannon Airport last year
Dublin TD Clare Daly said that the figures were “absolutely disgraceful”, but “not a bit surprising”.
Transatlantic flight forced to divert to Shannon Airport after captain fell ill
The plane was travelling from Florida to Copenhagen at the time.
Airport worker awarded €50,000 after being sacked for refusing to drive uninsured vehicle
The man refused to drive a company vehicle that didn’t have tax, insurance or NCT discs.
Aer Lingus flight from Dublin to LA makes emergency landing after fault detected
The flight landed safely at Shannon Airport after almost an hour of flying.
Shannon Airport wants outside help to become a 'challenger brand' to Dublin and Cork
The Clare hub is looking for a ‘renewed commercial strategy’.
Shannon Airport wants outside help to become a 'challenger brand' to Dublin and Cork
The Clare hub is looking for a ‘renewed commercial strategy’.