*First Lady Melania Trump with Shannon Group Chairman Rose Hynes at Shannon Airport. Photograph: Arthur Ellis. Rose Hynes’ one year extension as Chairperson of the Shannon Group was granted to provide continuity within the commercial semi-state company, The Clare Echo has learned.
Shannon Airport are confident of filling the void left following Norwegian Air’s decision not to withdraw its services from Shannon, Cork and Dublin.
Norwegian Air has confirmed it will not be resuming transatlantic flights from Shannon or any other Irish airport.
A continued grounding of Boeing 737 Max aircraft has taken €60 million out of the Mid-West economy according to Shannon Chamber who have lamented the lack of financial support provided to Shannon Airport by the Irish Government.
Shannon Airport has been dealt a setback as Norwegian Air have decided not to resume it’s transatlantic flights later this year.
*Photograph: Steve Bates Norwegian Air is to reduce its amount of services from Shannon and Dublin in 2019. Daily flights from Shannon International Airport to New York Stewart International Airport will cease on January 12th. The service will resume at the rate of five times per week on March 31st, the airline intends to maintain…