Ryanair: last month the airline announced five other new routes from Shannon – Berlin, Fuerteventura, Krakow, Paris and Warsaw. Photograph: Ian Waldie/Getty Images

Passenger figures at Shannon are up 15 per cent for the first six months of the year, according to the latest figures for the airport. Traffic for th(...)

 Ryanair will retain its new Paris, Berlin, Fuerteventura, Warsaw and Krakow routes this winter from Shannon, all of which commenced in April. Photograph: Arthur Ellis/Press22

Ryanair is to add five routes to its winter schedule at Shannon which the low air fare carrier says is in direct response to the Government’s decis(...)

Aer Lingus has begun flying from Shannon to New York on a year-round basis, boosting transatlantic services.

Shannon Airport’s fortunes appear to be taking off – if you can pardon the cliche – just 15 months after it won independence. This week,(...)

Shannon Group plc chairwoman Rose Hynes said: “The airport has paid its own way since separation. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Minister for Transport Leo Varadkar said yesterday that the independent Shanno(...)

Shannon Airport experienced 22 per cent growth in the second half of the year after a continued fall in numbers in the six months to the end of June. Photograph: Brian Arthur/ Press 22.

Passenger growth at Shannon Airport is set to accelerate this year following a turnaround in 2013 that halted half a decade of decline at the mid-west(...)

Simon Fagan, chief commericial officer Aer Arran; Sheila Gilmore and Fiona Cummins, both Aer Lingus Regional; at Shannon Airport as an independent entity as Aer Lingus Regional, operated by Aer Arann, announced 100,000 seats and 20 jobs. Photograph: Brian Arthur/ Press 22

Aer Lingus Regional plans to add 100,000 extra seats from Shannon Airport next year through adding a new route and expanding a number of existng servi(...)

Deputy chief executive of Ryanair, Michael Cawley: “If there was ever an example of the merit of Shannon getting independence, this decision is a reflect of that.”

The introduction of eight Ryanair routes out of Shannon for next year “is the start of much more of Ryanair at Shannon”, according to the deputy chie(...)

Michael O’Leary, chief executive of Ryanair. The airline is set to add eight new routes to Shannon Airport after the Government scrapped the travel tax. Photograph: Paul McErlane/Bloomberg

Ryanair is adding eight new services at Shannon Airport in a move that is expected to bring more than 300,000 new passengers through the airport every(...)

The tourist industry welcomed finance minister Michael Noonan’s pledge to ditch air travel tax and leave the hospitality sector’s 9 per cent VAT rate unchanged.

The tourist industry welcomed finance minister Michael Noonan’s pledge to ditch air travel tax and leave the hospitality sector’s 9 per cent VAT rate (...)

The decision to set up Shannon airport as an entity independent of the Dublin Airport Authority has been justified by its performance in the first ye(...)