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Thursday 28 September 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Shannon Airport

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Travel disruption as high winds continue
Roads, rail, air and sea are all affected as Ireland takes a battering.
Irish passengers diverted from Stansted Airport after technical problem
Ryanair passengers flying from Dublin, Shannon and Cork were diverted to London Gatwick and East Midlands Airport.
Aer Lingus crew at Shannon Airport back LRC deal in staffing dispute
The deal will see five crew operating the new smaller transatlantic services with a review of operations due next summer.
Aer Lingus to close Shannon cabin crew base that employs 87
It follows a dispute with the IMPACT trade union on staffing levels for new transatlantic services.
Armed US plane landed at Shannon 'in error'
Shannonwatch said it is difficult to believe that a breach of this kind was an administrative error.
With the Air Travel Tax gone, Ryanair commits to a million more passengers
The airline says it wants to meet Irish airport bosses to discus growing its traffic in and out of Ireland by at least one million passengers a year from April 2014.
Shannon Airport numbers climb again in July
Services from the US and Canada boost numbers at Ireland’s third-largest airport for the second month running.
'Unruly passenger' arrested after plane diverted to Shannon
The woman on board the Delta flight from New York to Athens became abusive during the flight and had to be handcuffed.
US tourists boost Shannon Airport's numbers
An eight per cent rise in passengers is Shannon Airport’s first increase in five years.
Passengers return to Shannon Airport after evacuation this morning
The airport was evacuated briefly this morning but the public and passengers have now been allowed to return to the building.
Two US military planes landed at Shannon in one day last month
Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore said that the aircraft contained no arms, ammunition or intelligence gathering equipment.
Ollie the dog helps find cannabis worth €300,000 at Shannon Airport
After a positive indication on a package by customs dog Ollie, Revenue officials discovered the concealed drugs.
Obama wasn’t the only US President in Ireland yesterday
Bill Clinton stopped by Shannon Airport yesterday on his way to the Middle East.
Inexperienced pilots major factor in Shannon plane crash
An air accident investigation highlighted a lack of understanding among pilots of aircraft controls in severe weather conditions.
Armed robbery in Coolock causes three Dublin flights to be diverted to Shannon
The DAA said an Aer Lingus flight from Gatwick, an Aer Lingus Flight from Brussels and a Ryanair flight from Las Palmas were all diverted to Shannon.
Calls for government to protect future of Knock Airport
Concerns have been raised about the future of the airport in the wake of the government’s proposals to secure the future of Shannon Airport.
Vigil at Shannon Airport marks 10 year anniversary of Iraq war
Anti-war group Shannonwatch said Ireland’s record in UN peacekeeping has been “tarnished” by complicity in the CIA rendition programme.
"No evidence of rendition" in garda investigations
The Department of Justice was responding to a report published today claiming Ireland facilitated the CIA’s rendition programme.
Report shows Ireland facilitated CIA rendition programme
The report indicates that flights involved in the transportation of some high profile detainees are suspected of having refueled at Shannon.
Drop in troop flights contributes to decline in Shannon passenger numbers
It was a difficult year for the airport, but 2013 will “mark the turning point” for recovery, a spokesperson said.
Passenger numbers at Dublin Airport up 2 per cent
An extra 360,000 passengers used Dublin Airport last year with an increase of 420,000 in international passengers.
Leo Varadkar has a 20-point plan for 2013
The Minister for Transport wants five new Acts, a new road safety strategy, a Luas connection and an independent Shannon.
The Evening with added kisses under the mistletoe
Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.
Oireachtas agenda: Shannon airport, welfare votes and no confidence
TDs vote this afternoon and this evening on approving individual Budget measures – like PRSI increases and respite grant cuts.
Oireachtas agenda: Welfare cuts, HSE bailout and the Seanad's birthday
James Reilly formally asks for a €360 million HSE bailout today, as the Dáil also debates Sinn Féin’s motion of no confidence.
850 jobs promised as Shannon Airport and Shannon Development to merge
The Government made the announcement today, saying that Shannon Airport will be granted full independence and a new commercial aviation and trade entity will be created.
BA flight makes precautionary landing at Shannon Airport
The Boeing 777 jet made an unscheduled precautionary landing at Shannon after detecting smoke in the cabin.
'Legal violations' caused by US military and CIA use of Shannon Airport outlined in new booklet
Irish peace groups have outlined the “aviation, human rights, and international humanitarian law” which are being violated by the use of the airport by foreign military.
American Airlines flight makes emergency landing at Shannon Airport
A flight from Chicago to London Heathrow made an emergency landing shortly after 1pm today following reports of a smell of smoke on board.
Minister to airport workers: Don't go on strike. Union: We're going on strike
Leo Varadkar has urged all stakeholders to resolve their dispute over pensions in order to avoid planned industrial action by Aer Lingus and DAA employees on Monday.
DAA to seek High Court injunction to prevent strike action
SIPTU has served notice of its intention to hold strike action next week which could affect passengers at Dublin, Cork, and Shannon airports.
Unions, staff to hold talks at Shannon over plans to sell off hangar
Staff and unions for Aer Lingus are unhappy with the plan which will see 55 workers face compulsory redundancy or relocation.
Shannon Airport to break away from DAA
Ryanair has criticised the government for not looking to sell Shannon Airport to the private sector.
Hands on: Shannon worker becomes unexpected Olympic torchbearer
The torch made an unscheduled stop at Shannon Airport yesterday.
Commercial traffic down at Ireland's three major airports
Figures from the Irish Aviation Authority show a decline in traffic for the first quarter of 2012 when compared with 2011.
Broken oven fan forces plane to make emergency landing at Shannon
The Dallas-bound American Airlines jet was already over the Atlantic when crew detected a worrying smell of smoke.
Report recommends Shannon Airport separate from Dublin Airport Authority
A consultants’ report has recommended changes to the airport’s management structure in light of annual losses and declining passenger numbers.