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#Shannon Airport

# shannon-airport - Monday 15 February, 2021

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

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

Feb 15th 2021, 4:45 PM 32,227 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.

# shannon-airport - Friday 25 December, 2020

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

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

Dec 25th 2020, 8:30 AM 14,525 Views 53 Comments

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

# shannon-airport - Thursday 15 October, 2020

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

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

Oct 15th 2020, 11:09 AM 20,586 Views 31 Comments

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

# shannon-airport - Thursday 1 October, 2020

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

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

Oct 1st 2020, 6:54 PM 18,380 Views 26 Comments

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

# shannon-airport - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

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

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

Sep 23rd 2020, 1:10 PM 22,141 Views 26 Comments

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

# shannon-airport - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

DAA says coronavirus testing in Irish airports would be 'challenging'
# Covid Committee
# Covid Committee

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

Jul 28th 2020, 12:48 PM 13,366 Views 42 Comments

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

# shannon-airport - Monday 27 July, 2020

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

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

Jul 27th 2020, 1:56 PM 49,207 Views 51 Comments

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

# shannon-airport - Thursday 16 July, 2020

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

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

Jul 16th 2020, 12:25 PM 48,607 Views 67 Comments

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

# shannon-airport - Friday 12 June, 2020

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

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

Jun 12th 2020, 10:33 AM 17,240 Views 13 Comments

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

# shannon-airport - Wednesday 10 June, 2020

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

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

Jun 10th 2020, 1:54 PM 72,256 Views 112 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 10th 2020, 11:21 AM 16,057 Views 37 Comments

The drugs were destined for an address in Galway.

# shannon-airport - Monday 9 March, 2020

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

Passenger jet damaged in hard landing at Shannon Airport is grounded

Mar 9th 2020, 1:38 PM 50,813 Views 24 Comments

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

# shannon-airport - Friday 14 February, 2020

Two transatlantic jets divert to Shannon airport due to medical emergencies
# Urgent Assistance
# Urgent Assistance

Two transatlantic jets divert to Shannon airport due to medical emergencies

Feb 14th 2020, 3:39 PM 33,342 Views 22 Comments

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

# shannon-airport - Saturday 25 January, 2020

US Vice President Mike Pence meets with troops at Shannon Airport
# Pitt Stop
# Pitt Stop

US Vice President Mike Pence meets with troops at Shannon Airport

Jan 25th 2020, 6:57 PM 35,599 Views 81 Comments

Pence last visited Ireland in September.

# shannon-airport - Monday 13 January, 2020

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

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

Updated Jan 13th 2020, 6:10 PM 293,774 Views 76 Comments

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

# shannon-airport - Friday 20 December, 2019

Man resuscitated after suspected cardiac arrest on flight diverted to Shannon
# Urgent Assistance
# Urgent Assistance

Man resuscitated after suspected cardiac arrest on flight diverted to Shannon

Dec 20th 2019, 12:41 PM 26,041 Views 7 Comments

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

# shannon-airport - Thursday 19 December, 2019

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

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

Dec 19th 2019, 6:10 AM 7,384 Views 9 Comments

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

# shannon-airport - Monday 2 December, 2019

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

Shannon Airport runway reopens after light aircraft experiences technical difficulties

Updated Dec 2nd 2019, 6:50 PM 30,478 Views 13 Comments

It’s understood that the plane suffered a collapsed nose-wheel shortly after landing at Shannon.

# shannon-airport - Thursday 28 November, 2019

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

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

Nov 28th 2019, 12:05 AM 20,450 Views 18 Comments

The Shannon Airport Rainfall Radar has been taken offline a number of times this year.

# shannon-airport - Friday 8 November, 2019

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

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

Nov 8th 2019, 10:26 PM 22,370 Views 0 Comments

Judge Gerald Keys said a jury of people living in Co Clare may not be impartial.

# shannon-airport - Sunday 20 October, 2019

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

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

Oct 20th 2019, 7:06 PM 36,686 Views 19 Comments

The crew opted to divert to Shannon when no one came forward to claim the phone.

# shannon-airport - Thursday 3 October, 2019

The government has been asked to consider extending state aid to Shannon and Cork airports
# Tourism And Transport
# Tourism And Transport

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

Oct 3rd 2019, 10:10 AM 233 Views 0 Comments

Could aviation be used to promote regional growth?

# shannon-airport - Friday 13 September, 2019

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

Pilot made emergency landing in Shannon after coffee spill in cockpit

Sep 13th 2019, 7:28 AM 36,040 Views 25 Comments

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

# shannon-airport - Monday 9 September, 2019

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

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

Sep 9th 2019, 7:41 AM 12,028 Views 2 Comments

The carrier is currently locked in a pay dispute with its 4,300 pilots.

# shannon-airport - Friday 6 September, 2019

New preclearance services at Irish airports 'will make it easier to travel to US'
# Dublin And Shannon
# Dublin And Shannon

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

Sep 6th 2019, 5:06 PM 31,759 Views 31 Comments

Dublin and Shannon are the only airports in Europe that offer US preclearance.

# shannon-airport - Thursday 22 August, 2019

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

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

Aug 22nd 2019, 1:16 PM 24,848 Views 1 Comment

There were 146 passengers and crew on board.

# shannon-airport - Thursday 15 August, 2019

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

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

Updated Aug 15th 2019, 12:42 PM 90,967 Views 47 Comments

All passengers and crew have disembarked the plane safely.

# shannon-airport - Monday 8 July, 2019

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

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

Jul 8th 2019, 9:19 AM 64,434 Views 64 Comments

There were five people on board the Gulfstream G650 jet including, it’s understood, McManus himself.

# shannon-airport - Saturday 8 June, 2019

Cork and Shannon Airports are now designated entry points for pet dogs, cats and ferrets
# Pets On The Move
# Pets On The Move

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

Jun 8th 2019, 6:20 AM 15,561 Views 10 Comments

The three animals are grouped together in EU legislation because those species are susceptible to rabies.

# shannon-airport - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

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

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

Jun 5th 2019, 5:41 PM 27,108 Views 74 Comments

Trump will stay at his Doonbeg golf resort in Clare for the next two nights.

# shannon-airport - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

Government minister to attend protest against Trump's visit to Ireland
# Finian McGrath
# Finian McGrath

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

Updated Jun 4th 2019, 1:14 PM 44,795 Views 81 Comments

A number of protests will take place during the US President’s visit.

# shannon-airport - Sunday 2 June, 2019

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

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

Jun 2nd 2019, 6:45 AM 61,703 Views 130 Comments

Local protest groups will set up a camp close to Shannon Airport for the duration of the US President’s trip.

# shannon-airport - Friday 17 May, 2019

Security stepped up at Shannon Airport ahead of possible Trump visit
# US President
# US President

Security stepped up at Shannon Airport ahead of possible Trump visit

May 17th 2019, 4:41 PM 22,684 Views 68 Comments

Officers have been deployed to a road security box at the entrance to the airport.

# shannon-airport - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

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

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

May 8th 2019, 8:05 PM 38,979 Views 0 Comments

Two men were charged with trespass at Shannon airport and criminal damage last March.

# shannon-airport - Thursday 4 April, 2019

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

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

Apr 4th 2019, 3:26 PM 39,725 Views 8 Comments

A report into the incident has concluded that “fatigue failure” of part of the engine was the probable cause.

# shannon-airport - Wednesday 27 March, 2019

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

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

Mar 27th 2019, 10:25 AM 26,878 Views 14 Comments

The crew later told controllers that it may have been a “false indication”.

# shannon-airport - Monday 25 March, 2019

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

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

Mar 25th 2019, 7:15 PM 39,474 Views 31 Comments

Passengers travelling to Providence and Stewart early next month will be affected.

# shannon-airport - Monday 18 March, 2019

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

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

Mar 18th 2019, 3:01 PM 31,486 Views 0 Comments

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

# shannon-airport - Sunday 17 March, 2019

Two 'former US soldiers' arrested after breaching security perimeter at Shannon Airport
# Security Breach
# Security Breach

Two 'former US soldiers' arrested after breaching security perimeter at Shannon Airport

Mar 17th 2019, 3:37 PM 63,952 Views 28 Comments

The pair didn’t reach the aircraft, which was parked at a terminal at the time.

# shannon-airport - Saturday 16 February, 2019

Shannon had the worst punctuality record of Ireland's main airports last year
# Delayed Flights
# Delayed Flights

Shannon had the worst punctuality record of Ireland's main airports last year

Feb 16th 2019, 4:00 PM 12,221 Views 36 Comments

Under 32% of all flights at the Clare hub were delayed in 2018.

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