SHANNON AIRPORT and United Airlines are celebrating twenty five years since the start of the airline’s nonstop service between Shannon and New York/Newark.

Since its launch in June 1998, over 2 million passengers on more than 14,000 flights have been carried on that route. Today, United operates daily nonstop seasonal services from Shannon to its hubs at New York/Newark, and since 26 May 2023, Chicago O’Hare. United is the only U.S. airline to offer direct flights from Shannon to the United States.

Mary Considine, CEO of the Shannon Airport Group said the milestone also underpinned twenty five years of United Airlines supporting tourism and industry in the Mid-West region through its transatlantic connectivity.

She stated, “This anniversary celebration reflects the strength of our long-standing partnership with United. We are very proud that together we are providing our loyal passengers with key services to New York/Newark and Chicago – which launched last month and operates daily for the summer season. These services offer a gateway, directly into the Wild Atlantic Way for our transatlantic visitors. We look forward to continuing our successful collaboration and to celebrating many more years with United and our passengers”.

Martina Coogan, Head of Corporate Sales U.K. and Ireland, United Airlines commented, “For a quarter of a century now, United has connected Shannon with the United States, offering our customers nonstop connections to the New York metropolis and the U.S. East Coast, as well as an unrivalled network of onward connections from our New York/Newark hub to over 60 destinations across the Americas. This milestone anniversary, as well as the recent launch of our seasonal service between Shannon and Chicago, demonstrates our ongoing commitment to this important region and to offering greater travel choice for travellers in the west of Ireland

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