Full pre clearance for US bound passengers at Shannon Airport


In an historic agreement between the Irish and US governments, it was announced today that Air passengers travelling from europe to the USA will be able to take advantage fo full pre clearance at Shannon Airport in the West of Ireland prior to embarking on their journey.
The pre-clearance will allow passengers to undertake immigration, customs and Continue reading

Aerlingus to cut 1500 jobs, close Shannon and heathrow bases


Up to 1,500 jobs are to be lost at Aer Lingus in a dramatic new cost-cutting plan.

The plan, which includes outsourcing of the airline’s entire ground operation, was announced in a meeting with union representatives at Dublin Airport this afternoon.

The company’s bases at Shannon and Heathrow will be closed with staff being redeployed to Dublin or Cork airport, or made redundant.

The measures, which aim to save at least €74m a year, are due to come into affect from the first of December this year.