Bellharbour woman Rose Hynes has been appointed as the Chair of the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) on an interim basis.
Rose Hynes’ extension as Shannon Group Chairperson in August 2019 arose following a phone call by the then Taoiseach, a former Minister for Transport has claimed.
A Clare TD is leading the call for the creation of an “air cargo bridge” at Shannon Airport post-Brexit.
Ryanair have expressed their hope to grow their operations at Shannon Airport over the coming years.
Discussions are ongoing with a number of airlines regarding lower air charges at Shannon Airport in a bid for them to resume operations at the International Airport.
Ryanair staff will return to its Shannon Airport base on rotation.
Passenger numbers through Shannon Airport over Christmas are expected to see a drop of almost 86% on 2019 levels.
Ryanair has confirmed it will reopen its base at Shannon Airport in April.
Shannon Airport have developed a festive initiative to ensure Santa Claus has no difficulties navigating his way to Co Clare and across the country on Christmas Eve.
Clare Technology Park is viewed as a key site in boosting the employment numbers in the county town.