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CSO figures show a 91% drop in Irish air passenger numbers by the end of 2020
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CSO figures show a 91% drop in Irish air passenger numbers by the end of 2020

Apr 14th 2021, 1:11 PM 6,195 Views 14 Comments

All routes in and out of Ireland saw a drop of 91% at the end of 2020.

Aer Lingus lays off 129 Shannon staff members for three months without pay
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Aer Lingus lays off 129 Shannon staff members for three months without pay

Mar 1st 2021, 3:19 PM 28,955 Views 22 Comments

The airline said the layoffs may be subject to further extension or change.

US military troops travelling into Shannon Airport breached Covid-19 regulations
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US military troops travelling into Shannon Airport breached Covid-19 regulations

Feb 15th 2021, 4:45 PM 32,339 Views 40 Comments

The US crew stayed in a Limerick hotel overnight, leaving to buy food at one point, before flying on to the US the following day.

Over 65,000 US troops passed through Shannon Airport this year
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Over 65,000 US troops passed through Shannon Airport this year

Dec 25th 2020, 8:30 AM 14,702 Views 53 Comments

Independent TD Catherine Connolly has said that “it is not possible to promote peace if we are facilitating war”.

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

Oct 15th 2020, 11:09 AM 20,622 Views 31 Comments

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

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

Oct 1st 2020, 6:54 PM 18,389 Views 26 Comments

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

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

Sep 23rd 2020, 1:10 PM 22,151 Views 26 Comments

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

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

Jul 28th 2020, 12:48 PM 13,385 Views 42 Comments

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

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

Jul 27th 2020, 1:56 PM 49,256 Views 53 Comments

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

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

Jul 16th 2020, 12:25 PM 48,947 Views 67 Comments

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

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

Jun 12th 2020, 10:33 AM 17,662 Views 13 Comments

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

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

Jun 10th 2020, 1:54 PM 72,341 Views 112 Comments

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

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

Jun 10th 2020, 11:21 AM 16,068 Views 37 Comments

The drugs were destined for an address in Galway.

Passenger jet damaged in hard landing at Shannon Airport is grounded
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Passenger jet damaged in hard landing at Shannon Airport is grounded

Mar 9th 2020, 1:38 PM 50,920 Views 24 Comments

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

Two transatlantic jets divert to Shannon airport due to medical emergencies
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Two transatlantic jets divert to Shannon airport due to medical emergencies

Feb 14th 2020, 3:39 PM 33,366 Views 22 Comments

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

US Vice President Mike Pence meets with troops at Shannon Airport
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US Vice President Mike Pence meets with troops at Shannon Airport

Jan 25th 2020, 6:57 PM 35,606 Views 81 Comments

Pence last visited Ireland in September.

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

Updated Jan 13th 2020, 6:10 PM 293,812 Views 76 Comments

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

Man resuscitated after suspected cardiac arrest on flight diverted to Shannon
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Man resuscitated after suspected cardiac arrest on flight diverted to Shannon

Dec 20th 2019, 12:41 PM 26,053 Views 7 Comments

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

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

Dec 19th 2019, 6:10 AM 7,401 Views 9 Comments

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

Shannon Airport runway reopens after light aircraft experiences technical difficulties
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Shannon Airport runway reopens after light aircraft experiences technical difficulties

Updated Dec 2nd 2019, 6:50 PM 30,491 Views 13 Comments

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

Nov 28th 2019, 12:05 AM 20,456 Views 18 Comments

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

Nov 8th 2019, 10:26 PM 22,374 Views 0 Comments

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

Oct 20th 2019, 7:06 PM 36,691 Views 19 Comments

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

Oct 3rd 2019, 10:10 AM 245 Views 0 Comments

Could aviation be used to promote regional growth?

Pilot made emergency landing in Shannon after coffee spill in cockpit
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Pilot made emergency landing in Shannon after coffee spill in cockpit

Sep 13th 2019, 7:28 AM 36,052 Views 25 Comments

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

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

Sep 9th 2019, 7:41 AM 12,121 Views 2 Comments

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

Sep 6th 2019, 5:06 PM 31,778 Views 31 Comments

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

Aug 22nd 2019, 1:16 PM 24,857 Views 1 Comment

There were 146 passengers and crew on board.

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

Updated Aug 15th 2019, 12:42 PM 90,975 Views 47 Comments

All passengers and crew have disembarked the plane safely.

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

Jul 8th 2019, 9:19 AM 64,558 Views 64 Comments

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

Jun 8th 2019, 6:20 AM 15,573 Views 10 Comments

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

Jun 5th 2019, 5:41 PM 27,115 Views 74 Comments

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

Updated Jun 4th 2019, 1:14 PM 44,799 Views 81 Comments

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

Jun 2nd 2019, 6:45 AM 61,710 Views 130 Comments

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
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Security stepped up at Shannon Airport ahead of possible Trump visit

May 17th 2019, 4:41 PM 22,685 Views 68 Comments

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

May 8th 2019, 8:05 PM 38,993 Views 0 Comments

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

Apr 4th 2019, 3:26 PM 39,758 Views 8 Comments

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

Mar 27th 2019, 10:25 AM 26,882 Views 14 Comments

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

Mar 25th 2019, 7:15 PM 39,479 Views 31 Comments

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

Mar 18th 2019, 3:01 PM 31,491 Views 0 Comments

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

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