Last year Shannon Airport saw  its first annual falloff in numbers  since 2013, with 150,000 fewer travellers than in 2018. Photograph:  Arthur Ellis/Press22

Post-tax profits at Shannon Group, which operates Shannon Airport, rose 43 per cent to €21.6 million last year despite the first reduction in passenge(...)

Sweeping travel restrictions aimed at containing the spread of Covid-19 have virtually grounded airlines’ passenger operations across Europe and North America.

Shannon Airport fears that it will have to lay off workers if it does not qualify for the Government’s Covid-19 job support scheme. The State-owned c(...)

It is  calculated that a 30%  increase in air fares would cut traffic by around the same figure.  Photograph:  Getty Images

Air travellers face potential fare increases of up to 30 per cent in coming years as the EU increases taxes on aviation, high-profile economist Colm M(...)

‘This programme aligns with our commitment to maintaining our position as a leading investor in safety and innovation in the Irish aviation industry,’ said IAA chief executive Peter Kearney. Photograph: Getty Images

Air travel start-ups supported by a €2 million programme whose backers include safety regulator the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) are close to commer(...)

Gainjet Ireland will locate three aircraft at Shannon Airport, two business jets and an air ambulance, and hopes to begin flying next year.

Corporate flier, Gainjet, is seeking a licence from the Irish authorities that will allow it launch services from the Republic. The Greek-based chart(...)

Paschal Donohoe: said the merger and establishment of the new company were the final critical steps in a process that began in 2012.

Shannon Group, the new State company that will merge the responsibilities of the airport authority and development agency, will be formally establishe(...)