Air services

Shannon Airport welcomes doubling of its air services before July 19

Shannon Airport is eager to double its air services just in time for the lifting of the non-essential travel ban on July 19.

Ryanair currently operates eight services from Shannon, including flights to Barcelona-Reus, Stansted, Gatwick, Kaunas, Krakow, Wroclaw, Warsaw-Modlin and Manchester.

Eight more are expected to be posted to holiday sunspots such as Corfu, Faro, Lanzarote, Malaga, Palma and Tenerife, with an additional itinerary to be announced shortly.

A total of 72 weekly flights will be operated until the end of October, with Ryanair also planning to operate a service to Turin from December.

Mary Considine, CEO of Shannon Group, praised the additional services, saying the reopening of international travel is a “very important step forward” for jobs and businesses as well as for Shannon Airport itself.

“With the introduction of the EU’s Covid digital certificate, as well as the roll-out of the vaccination program, which is moving forward, there is a real sense of optimism in the air,” Considine said.

“While we have a long way to go to bring airport passenger numbers back to levels comparable to 2019, it is important to recognize these milestones on our path to recover and rebuild our business.

“In anticipation of the reopening of international travel, we are launching a two-pronged marketing strategy with targeted radios, posters, press ads, digital and social media marketing to welcome passengers back to the airport. of Shannon and promote our air services, ”Ms. Considine added. .

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