Shannon Airport

2 Mar

‘A cruel blow’ – Deputy Carey criticises Aer Lingus decision to lay off Shannon workers until summer

Clare TD Joe Carey has described the move by Aer Lingus to lay off all 129 inflight service and ground operations staff at Shannon Airport until the summer as a “cruel blow to workers”. The Shannon-based Aer Lingus workers’ worst fears were confirmed as the airline announced the cuts yesterday. As a result, the airline […]

16 Feb

New Shannon Group chair faces ‘enormous task’ leading airport back on pathway to growth: Deputy Joe Carey

Clare TD Joe Carey has welcomed the appointment of businessman Aaron Forde as chairperson of the Shannon Group. Deputy Carey, who is chair of the Shannon Airport Oireachtas Group, said Mr Forde faces a “mammoth task” ahead as he prepares to try and steer the group through these turbulent times and back on a pathway […]

10 Nov

Extra €22m in supports announced for Shannon and Cork airports under aviation aid package: Deputy Joe Carey

Shannon Airport will benefit from a revised €80 million funding package for the crisis-hit aviation sector, Clare TD Joe Carey announced this evening. The Government confirmed an extra €48 million in support for next year in addition to those already announced in Budget 2021. As part of the funding, Shannon and Cork airports will receive […]

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