I was at the opening of Transaero Engineering in Shannon earlier. The company, which is the second largest airline in Russia, has plans to train up to 15 new apprentices this year and hopes to expand staff in line with larger business contracts. I also welcome the statement by An Taoiseach Enda Kenny today that a decision on the future direction of Shannon Airport will emerge in the coming weeks. Pictured here with Cllr Sonny Scanlan..