SHANNON Airport is on the up, up and away as they have just announced two airlines are extending their flights to New York.
Aer Lingus will operate their Shanonn to New York JFK year round in 2019, while Norwegian Airlines is increasing its New York Stewart International Airport to a daily service from October 2018.
Welcoming the announcement Andrew Murphy, Managing Director, Shannon Airport said: “This expanded service will give our passengers more choice and opens up exciting opportunities for Irish people to explore amazing parts of the States and for more US visitors to explore our Wild Atlantic Way.
Shannon is set to operate it largest Transatlantic service in 17 years with eight transatlantic services operated by six different carriers across seven destinations from Shannon in 2018.
Said Declan Power, Head of Aviation Development, Shannon Airport: “2018 is set to be a bumper year for passenger choice on the transatlantic with services from Shannon Airport to New York JFK, New York Stewart International, Newark, Boston, Philadelphia, Providence and Toronto and all of the onward global connections from these airports.”