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#Shannon Airport

From TheJournal.ie US tourists boost Shannon Airport's numbers Taking Off

US tourists boost Shannon Airport's numbers

An eight per cent rise in passengers is Shannon Airport’s first increase in five years.

From TheJournal.ie Passengers return to Shannon Airport after evacuation this morning Evacuation

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.

From TheJournal.ie Two US military planes landed at Shannon in one day last month Shannon

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.

From TheJournal.ie Ollie the dog helps find cannabis worth €300,000 at Shannon Airport Sniffed Out

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.

From TheJournal.ie Obama wasn’t the only US President in Ireland yesterday Look Over There!

Obama wasn’t the only US President in Ireland yesterday

Bill Clinton stopped by Shannon Airport yesterday on his way to the Middle East.

From TheJournal.ie Inexperienced pilots major factor in Shannon plane crash Plane Crash

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.

From TheJournal.ie Armed robbery in Coolock causes three Dublin flights to be diverted to Shannon Diverted Flights

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.

From TheJournal.ie Calls for government to protect future of Knock Airport Knock Airport

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.

From TheJournal.ie Vigil at Shannon Airport marks 10 year anniversary of Iraq war Shannon

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.

From TheJournal.ie "No evidence of rendition" in garda investigations Rendition

"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.

From TheJournal.ie Report shows Ireland facilitated CIA rendition programme Rendition

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.

From TheJournal.ie Drop in troop flights contributes to decline in Shannon passenger numbers 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.

From TheJournal.ie Passenger numbers at Dublin Airport up 2 per cent Dublin Airport

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.

From TheJournal.ie Leo Varadkar has a 20-point plan for 2013 Way More Than 5

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.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: New Year's Eve 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: New Year's Eve

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix...now with added kisses under the mistletoe Need To Know

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Oireachtas agenda: Shannon airport, welfare votes and no confidence Leinster House

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.

From TheJournal.ie Oireachtas agenda: Welfare cuts, HSE bailout and the Seanad's birthday Leinster House

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.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Monday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie 850 jobs promised as Shannon Airport and Shannon Development to merge Jobswatch

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.

From TheJournal.ie BA flight makes precautionary landing at Shannon Airport Shannon

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.

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

'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.

From TheJournal.ie American Airlines flight makes emergency landing at Shannon Airport Shannon Airport

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.

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie DAA to seek High Court injunction to prevent strike action Industrial Relations

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.

From TheJournal.ie Unions, staff to hold talks at Shannon over plans to sell off hangar Aer Lingus

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.

From TheJournal.ie Shannon Airport to break away from DAA Flyin' Solo

Shannon Airport to break away from DAA

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

From TheJournal.ie Hands on: Shannon worker becomes unexpected Olympic torchbearer Light My Fire

Hands on: Shannon worker becomes unexpected Olympic torchbearer

The torch made an unscheduled stop at Shannon Airport yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Commercial traffic down at Ireland's three major airports Airports

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.

From TheJournal.ie Broken oven fan forces plane to make emergency landing at Shannon Just In Case

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.

From TheJournal.ie Report recommends Shannon Airport separate from Dublin Airport Authority Shannon Airport

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.

From TheJournal.ie Why do China's leaders love visiting Shannon? Clare To There

Why do China's leaders love visiting Shannon?

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

From TheJournal.ie January 2012 warmer (but wetter and duller) than average Weather

January 2012 warmer (but wetter and duller) than average

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

From TheJournal.ie Transatlantic flight diverted to Shannon after ‘smell of smoke’ on board Shannon

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Over 1,100 planes carrying military arms landed at Shannon Airport in 2011 Shannon Airport

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

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

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Thursday 5 At 5

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí investigating graffiti on US plane at Shannon Shannon Airport

Gardaí investigating graffiti on US plane at Shannon

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

From TheJournal.ie Plane in landing accident at Cork Airport Air Accident

Plane in landing accident at Cork Airport

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

From TheJournal.ie Shannon Airport could become international 'humanitarian hub' Shannon

Shannon Airport could become international 'humanitarian hub'

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

From TheJournal.ie Cork and Shannon airports could be privatised - Varadkar Airports

Cork and Shannon airports could be privatised - Varadkar

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