Shannon Group welcomes over €4.3m funding for Shannon Airport

Tuesday, April 19, 2022.
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Shannon Group welcomes over €4.3m funding announcement for Shannon Airport under the Regional Airports Programme

Shannon Group CEO Mary Considine, has today welcomed the announcement of over €4.3 million in funding for Shannon Airport under the Regional Airports Programme 2022 by Hildegarde Naughton TD, Minister of State at the Department of Transport.

Commenting on the announcement Ms Considine said: “The funding for Shannon Airport announced today by Minister Naughton is a very welcome support as we continue to manage our recovery. It will enable the airport to invest in vital infrastructure and rebuild in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic.

“While we have made good strides in restoring air services at Shannon with 26 services to 11 destinations for summer 2022 secured, there is still a challenging few years ahead for the aviation sector. We are grateful for this Government support and will use it to continue to fund vital improvements to our airport infrastructure.

“Throughout the pandemic we have endeavoured to improve our airport and make the passenger experience more enjoyable and easier. We were the first state airport to install technology which allowed us remove the 100ml rule on liquids in cabin bags, and we are committed to looking at further innovations across our Shannon Campus.”

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