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#Shannon Airport

# shannon-airport - Thursday 10 January, 2013

Passenger numbers at Dublin Airport up 2 per cent
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

Passenger numbers at Dublin Airport up 2 per cent

Jan 10th 2013, 2:52 PM 4,601 Views 24 Comments

An extra 360,000 passengers used Dublin Airport last year with an increase of 420,000 in international passengers.

# shannon-airport - Wednesday 2 January, 2013

Leo Varadkar has a 20-point plan for 2013
# Way More Than 5
# Way More Than 5

Leo Varadkar has a 20-point plan for 2013

Jan 2nd 2013, 3:01 PM 10,663 Views 113 Comments

The Minister for Transport wants five new Acts, a new road safety strategy, a Luas connection and an independent Shannon.

# shannon-airport - Monday 31 December, 2012

# shannon-airport - Thursday 13 December, 2012

The Evening Fix...now with added kisses under the mistletoe
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix...now with added kisses under the mistletoe

Dec 13th 2012, 7:52 PM 6,792 Views 4 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

# shannon-airport - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

Oireachtas agenda: Shannon airport, welfare votes and no confidence
# Leinster House
# Leinster House

Oireachtas agenda: Shannon airport, welfare votes and no confidence

Dec 12th 2012, 9:40 AM 2,435 Views 9 Comments

TDs vote this afternoon and this evening on approving individual Budget measures – like PRSI increases and respite grant cuts.

# shannon-airport - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

Oireachtas agenda: Welfare cuts, HSE bailout and the Seanad's birthday
# Leinster House
# Leinster House

Oireachtas agenda: Welfare cuts, HSE bailout and the Seanad's birthday

Dec 11th 2012, 9:19 AM 2,986 Views 12 Comments

James Reilly formally asks for a €360 million HSE bailout today, as the Dáil also debates Sinn Féin’s motion of no confidence.

# shannon-airport - Monday 3 December, 2012

850 jobs promised as Shannon Airport and Shannon Development to merge
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

850 jobs promised as Shannon Airport and Shannon Development to merge

Dec 3rd 2012, 12:44 PM 5,593 Views 28 Comments

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.

# shannon-airport - Sunday 2 December, 2012

BA flight makes precautionary landing at Shannon Airport
# Shannon
# Shannon

BA flight makes precautionary landing at Shannon Airport

Dec 2nd 2012, 11:12 AM 8,775 Views 11 Comments

The Boeing 777 jet made an unscheduled precautionary landing at Shannon after detecting smoke in the cabin.

# shannon-airport - Friday 12 October, 2012

'Legal violations' caused by US military and CIA use of Shannon Airport outlined in new booklet
# Shannon Airport
# Shannon Airport

'Legal violations' caused by US military and CIA use of Shannon Airport outlined in new booklet

Oct 12th 2012, 9:28 AM 4,387 Views 95 Comments

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.

# shannon-airport - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

American Airlines flight makes emergency landing at Shannon Airport
# Shannon Airport
# Shannon Airport

American Airlines flight makes emergency landing at Shannon Airport

Oct 2nd 2012, 2:32 PM 12,087 Views 41 Comments

A flight from Chicago to London Heathrow made an emergency landing shortly after 1pm today following reports of a smell of smoke on board.

# shannon-airport - Wednesday 26 September, 2012

Minister to airport workers: Don't go on strike. Union: We're going on strike
# Industrial Dispute
# Industrial Dispute

Minister to airport workers: Don't go on strike. Union: We're going on strike

Sep 26th 2012, 5:56 PM 7,754 Views 55 Comments

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.

# shannon-airport - Tuesday 25 September, 2012

DAA to seek High Court injunction to prevent strike action
# Industrial Relations
# Industrial Relations

DAA to seek High Court injunction to prevent strike action

Sep 25th 2012, 5:36 PM 5,168 Views 11 Comments

SIPTU has served notice of its intention to hold strike action next week which could affect passengers at Dublin, Cork, and Shannon airports.

# shannon-airport - Tuesday 19 June, 2012

Unions, staff to hold talks at Shannon over plans to sell off hangar
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

Unions, staff to hold talks at Shannon over plans to sell off hangar

Jun 19th 2012, 6:45 AM 2,213 Views 7 Comments

Staff and unions for Aer Lingus are unhappy with the plan which will see 55 workers face compulsory redundancy or relocation.

# shannon-airport - Wednesday 9 May, 2012

Shannon Airport to break away from DAA
# Flyin' Solo
# Flyin' Solo

Shannon Airport to break away from DAA

May 9th 2012, 12:34 PM 3,498 Views 58 Comments

Ryanair has criticised the government for not looking to sell Shannon Airport to the private sector.

# shannon-airport - Saturday 28 April, 2012

Hands on: Shannon worker becomes unexpected Olympic torchbearer
# Light My Fire
# Light My Fire

Hands on: Shannon worker becomes unexpected Olympic torchbearer

Apr 28th 2012, 1:46 PM 4,098 Views 14 Comments

The torch made an unscheduled stop at Shannon Airport yesterday.

# shannon-airport - Thursday 12 April, 2012

Commercial traffic down at Ireland's three major airports
# Airports
# Airports

Commercial traffic down at Ireland's three major airports

Apr 12th 2012, 2:24 PM 2,935 Views 12 Comments

Figures from the Irish Aviation Authority show a decline in traffic for the first quarter of 2012 when compared with 2011.

# shannon-airport - Thursday 22 March, 2012

Broken oven fan forces plane to make emergency landing at Shannon
# Just In Case
# Just In Case

Broken oven fan forces plane to make emergency landing at Shannon

Mar 22nd 2012, 8:25 PM 5,277 Views 8 Comments

The Dallas-bound American Airlines jet was already over the Atlantic when crew detected a worrying smell of smoke.

# shannon-airport - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

Report recommends Shannon Airport separate from Dublin Airport Authority
# Shannon Airport
# Shannon Airport

Report recommends Shannon Airport separate from Dublin Airport Authority

Feb 29th 2012, 9:00 PM 3,188 Views 7 Comments

A consultants’ report has recommended changes to the airport’s management structure in light of annual losses and declining passenger numbers.

# shannon-airport - Thursday 23 February, 2012

Why do China's leaders love visiting Shannon?
# Clare To There
# Clare To There

Why do China's leaders love visiting Shannon?

Feb 23rd 2012, 11:32 AM 7,010 Views 16 Comments

Newswhip’s Paul Quigley discovers how Shannon, Co Clare helped invent modern China.

# shannon-airport - Wednesday 1 February, 2012

January 2012 warmer (but wetter and duller) than average
# Weather
# Weather

January 2012 warmer (but wetter and duller) than average

Feb 1st 2012, 1:55 PM 1,708 Views 2 Comments

Some of Met Éireann’s weather stations recorded their warmest January in two decades.

# shannon-airport - Wednesday 25 January, 2012

Transatlantic flight diverted to Shannon after ‘smell of smoke’ on board
# Shannon
# Shannon

Transatlantic flight diverted to Shannon after ‘smell of smoke’ on board

Jan 25th 2012, 11:05 AM 3,172 Views 9 Comments

The British Airways flight resumed its journey to Chicago in the early hours of this morning.

# shannon-airport - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

Over 1,100 planes carrying military arms landed at Shannon Airport in 2011
# Shannon Airport
# Shannon Airport

Over 1,100 planes carrying military arms landed at Shannon Airport in 2011

Jan 24th 2012, 11:26 AM 2,222 Views 33 Comments

The Minister for Transport has also said that under 250,000 American soldiers passed through the airport in 2011.

# shannon-airport - Thursday 22 December, 2011

Gardaí investigating graffiti on US plane at Shannon
# Shannon Airport
# Shannon Airport

Gardaí investigating graffiti on US plane at Shannon

Dec 22nd 2011, 3:20 PM 4,151 Views 44 Comments

The aircraft was targeted while parked on a runway at Shannon Airport.

# shannon-airport - Monday 5 December, 2011

Plane in landing accident at Cork Airport
# Air Accident
# Air Accident

Plane in landing accident at Cork Airport

Dec 5th 2011, 8:42 PM 4,927 Views 7 Comments

An investigation has been opened into the incident involving the nose wheel of a light aircraft.

# shannon-airport - Wednesday 23 November, 2011

Shannon Airport could become international 'humanitarian hub'
# Shannon
# Shannon

Shannon Airport could become international 'humanitarian hub'

Nov 23rd 2011, 8:46 AM 2,779 Views 15 Comments

The Government has commissioned a feasibility study on developing the airport as a centre for international aid.

# shannon-airport - Monday 24 October, 2011

Cork and Shannon airports could be privatised - Varadkar
# Airports
# Airports

Cork and Shannon airports could be privatised - Varadkar

Oct 24th 2011, 10:14 AM 1,267 Views 16 Comments

The transport minister has said the two airports are losing millions of euro every year.

# shannon-airport - Tuesday 20 September, 2011

Gilmore accepts US assurance of no rendition flights through Shannon
# Shannon
# Shannon

Gilmore accepts US assurance of no rendition flights through Shannon

Sep 20th 2011, 3:11 PM 601 Views 19 Comments

Eamon Gilmore says he’ll take the United States’ word that its Air Force did not carry prisoners of war through Shannon.

# shannon-airport - Thursday 15 September, 2011

TD says independence from DAA is the only answer for Shannon Airport
# Shannon Airport
# Shannon Airport

TD says independence from DAA is the only answer for Shannon Airport

Sep 15th 2011, 1:50 PM 461 Views 6 Comments

Fine Gael TD Joe Carey has called for independence for Shannon from the Dublin Airport Authority, and says the management of the airport needs to be overhauled.

# shannon-airport - Monday 12 September, 2011

Shannon Airport says Ryanair claims are self-serving untruths
# Shannon Airport
# Shannon Airport

Shannon Airport says Ryanair claims are self-serving untruths

Sep 12th 2011, 5:07 PM 1,031 Views 20 Comments

Shannon Airport Authority has reacted angrily to Ryanair’s claims that the airport is pricing itself out of existence.

# shannon-airport - Thursday 1 September, 2011

# shannon-airport - Saturday 20 August, 2011

Man due in court after transatlantic flight forced to divert to Shannon
# Air Travel
# Air Travel

Man due in court after transatlantic flight forced to divert to Shannon

Aug 20th 2011, 2:57 PM 1,457 Views 33 Comments

A flight from Washington to Vienna was forced to divert to Shannon Airport after an on-board incident.

# shannon-airport - Friday 12 August, 2011

US was willing to leave Shannon - and Ireland wanted them to stay
# Shannon Airport
# Shannon Airport

US was willing to leave Shannon - and Ireland wanted them to stay

Aug 12th 2011, 3:53 PM 2,807 Views 26 Comments

Documents obtained by RTÉ outline how the US had offered to stop using the Shannon stopover, but was asked not to.

# shannon-airport - Sunday 17 July, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Jul 17th 2011, 7:17 PM 1,496 Views 4 Comments

In your Sunday Fix: A certain ginger-haired former media executive is arrested; the cost of smoking to Ireland’s economy; Come on Clarkey! and Hackgate: The Movie.

Shannon airport reopens following incident
# Shannon Airport
# Shannon Airport

Shannon airport reopens following incident

Jul 17th 2011, 4:25 PM 889 Views 5 Comments

No one was injured in the earlier incident involving an Aer Lingus Regional flight.

Shannon Airport closed following technical failure on Aer Arann plane
# Air Travel
# Air Travel

Shannon Airport closed following technical failure on Aer Arann plane

Jul 17th 2011, 12:38 PM 4,421 Views 16 Comments

A technical incident involving an Aer Arann plane, which had landed safely, will see Shannon shut until 4pm.

# shannon-airport - Tuesday 24 May, 2011

BA flight to Boston stops in Shannon following ‘technical fault’
# Emergency Landing
# Emergency Landing

BA flight to Boston stops in Shannon following ‘technical fault’

May 24th 2011, 8:50 AM 625 Views 0 Comments

A transatlantic flight from London to Boston is forced to land at Shannon, and is set to take off again this morning.

# shannon-airport - Thursday 24 February, 2011

Irish museums and galleries boast 3 million visitors in 2010
# Tourism
# Tourism

Irish museums and galleries boast 3 million visitors in 2010

Feb 24th 2011, 7:07 PM 1,583 Views 0 Comments

Over 3.5 million people attended exhibits and events in Ireland’s cultural institutions – up by 7 per cent on 2009.