Second transatlantic flight in two days diverts to Shannon with ill passenger

A transatlantic flight made an emergency landing at Shannon Airport early today after a passenger was reported to have suffered a stroke.

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Flight bound for Italy diverts to Shannon with ill passenger

A transatlantic flight was forced to divert to Shannon Airport this morning after the crew declared a medical emergency.

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Ex-owner of Aughinish sues US over sanctions

Russian businessman Oleg Deripaska, who until recently owned the huge Aughinish Alumina smelter in the Shannon Estuary, has sued the US Treasury Department and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, seeking a US court order lifting sanctions against him.

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Commercial air traffic in Shannon down by 9%

The Irish Aviation Authority reported that commercial traffic at the three state airports had climbed by 6.2% (17,996) last month, compared to the same month last year.

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Shannon Airport welcomes Lufthansa’s second weekly service to Frankfurt

Shannon Airport has announced that its first ever scheduled Lufthansa service is to have its capacity doubled this year with a second weekly service to Frankfurt.

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14-year-old becomes youngest supplier at Shannon Duty Free

A young student has been rewarded for his remarkable entrepreneurship by having his product placed in the world’s first duty-free store, Shannon Duty Free.

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Elderly woman dies on flight diverted to Shannon

United Airlines flight UA-961 was travelling from Frankfurt, Germany to Newark in the US when the 71-year-old woman began to suffer breathing difficulties.

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Shannon Airport funding plea to tackle 'dominant Dublin monolith'

Shannon Airport is suffering because of the dominant position of Dublin Airport, Limerick economists have said.

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Five people hospitalised after flight makes emergency landing in Shannon

A holiday jet has made an emergency landing at Shannon Airport this evening after the crew reported smoke in the cockpit over the Atlantic.

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US-bound flight diverted to Shannon after passenger falls ill

United Airlines flight UA-879 was about three hours into its journey from London to Houston, Texas when the turned around.

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Flight turns around over Atlantic and diverts to Shannon with ill passenger

A Canada-bound flight was forced to turn over the North Atlantic and divert to Shannon Airport last night after a passenger was reported to have fallen ill.

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Software issue to blame for Irish airspace closure

An irregular software issue was to blame for most of Ireland's airspace being closed earlier this week.

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Questions raised over deployment of backup system after radar failure

A full investigation is underway to determine the cause of the problem.

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Chaos in the air as radar fails

Total radar failure at Shannon Air Traffic Control (ATC) centre last night forced the closure of Irish airspace to overflights, the rerouting and grounding of dozens of flights, and the deployment of an Emergency Air Situation Display System (EASDS) in an effort to maintain safety in the skies.

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Shannon Airport first in Europe to introduce facial recognition for US flights

Shannon Airport has become the first in Europe to introduce facial recognition technology for US preclearance.

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Objection to €1bn liquid gas project in Shannon despite Government support

An eleventh-hour planning objection to a €1bn liquid natural gas (LNG) project in the Shannon Estuary is now due to come before the High Court for decision on October 4.

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40 jobs in Shannon lost to Bulgaria in 'strategic decision'

Around 40 jobs are being shed from Digital River in Shannon, as the work is being transferred to Bulgaria.

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