Passenger jet grounded after being damaged during hard landing at Shannon

Passenger jet grounded after being damaged during hard landing at Shannon

A passenger jet that suffered damage during a hard landing at Shannon Airport last night has been grounded pending an examination by air accident inspectors.

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Letter to the Editor: Sinn Féin should shut Shannon War Port

Letter to the Editor: Sinn Féin should shut Shannon War Port

GE2020 should mark the end of the 22-year period of wilful forgetfulness by the leaders of Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil and many Irish political commentators since the Good Friday Agreement of 1998, lest the latter become known as the peace process for slow learners.

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Shannon Airport confident of return to passenger growth in 2020

Shannon Airport confident of return to passenger growth in 2020

Shannon Airport is confident of a return to passenger growth this year after taking a significant hit from the grounding of Boeing's 737-Max aircraft and a Brexit-related downturn in UK visitors to Ireland during 2019.

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Flight with rudder issue diverts to Shannon as it was unable to land in Heathrow

Flight with rudder issue diverts to Shannon as it was unable to land in Heathrow

British Airways flight BA-274 left Las Vegas in the US at 4.40am Irish time and was due to land at London’s Heathrow Airport at 2.55pm.

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Shannon Airport runway reopens following incident involving light aircraft

Shannon Airport runway reopens following incident involving light aircraft

Operations have been brought to a standstill at Shannon Airport following an incident this evening involving a light aircraft.

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US bound flight diverts to Shannon with ill passenger

US bound flight diverts to Shannon with ill passenger

A US bound flight had to turn back over the Atlantic and divert to Shannon Airport this evening so the crew could seek medical attention for an ill passenger.

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Jet diverts to Shannon after suffering hydraulic failure over Atlantic

Jet diverts to Shannon after suffering hydraulic failure over Atlantic

A transatlantic jet was forced to divert to Shannon Airport this morning after suffering a hydraulic system leak and failure off the Scottish coast.

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Flights from Shannon to Paris and Barcelona available from next summer

Flights from Shannon to Paris and Barcelona available from next summer

The move, welcomed by Shannon Airport CEO Mary Considine, will connect the mid-west to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport as well as one of the continents most visited cities.

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Mark Ruffalo calls on govt to withdraw support for Shannon LNG project

Mark Ruffalo calls on govt to withdraw support for Shannon LNG project

American actor and producer Mark Ruffalo, called on the Irish Government to withdraw support for the Shannon LNG gas terminal project amid claims it will allow the importation of fracked gas into Ireland.

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Shannon Airport to welcome new Vienna route from 2020

Shannon Airport to welcome new Vienna route from 2020

Shannon Airport has said a new route to Vienna is "a vote of confidence in the region".

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Flight diverts to Shannon after 'suspicious' phone found on board

Flight diverts to Shannon after 'suspicious' phone found on board

A transatlantic jet was forced to divert to Shannon Airport this afternoon following a security alert on board.

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More than 100 expected to protest against the US military at Shannon airport

More than 100 expected to protest against the US military at Shannon airport

More than 100 protesters from around the world will gather for a summit in Limerick today to demand the US military stop refueling at Shannon airport.

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Jet forced to dump thousands of litres of fuel then aborted landing at Shannon

Jet forced to dump thousands of litres of fuel then aborted landing at Shannon

A transatlantic cargo flight was forced to return to Shannon Airport with a technical issue this afternoon and then had to abort its first attempt at landing.

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Man reported stuck in mud ran off in his underpants as emergency services reached scene

Man reported stuck in mud ran off in his underpants as emergency services reached scene

A major search and rescue operation was mounted this afternoon after a young man was reported to be stuck in mud amid rising water in the Shannon Estuary.

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Cockpit coffee spillage causes transatlantic flight diversion to Shannon

Cockpit coffee spillage causes transatlantic flight diversion to Shannon

A coffee spillage in the cockpit of an airliner flying over the Atlantic Ocean forced the plane to turn back and land in Ireland.

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Brendan Grace's family honours one of his final wishes with addition to Shannon ‘Wall of Fame’

Brendan Grace's family honours one of his final wishes with addition to Shannon ‘Wall of Fame’

The family of the late and much-loved comedian Brendan Grace has today honoured one of his last wishes by having his photo installed in the Shannon Airport ‘Wall of Fame’.

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Flight diverts to Shannon with suspected fire on board

Flight diverts to Shannon with suspected fire on board

A transatlantic passenger jet has made an emergency landing at Shannon Airport this evening after the crew reported they had a suspected fire on board.

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US-bound jet forced to return to Shannon with 'low power' engine problem

US-bound jet forced to return to Shannon with 'low power' engine problem

The crew reported they were experiencing ‘low power’ with the jet’s right engine.

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Latest: Runway at Shannon reopened after fire on plane

Latest: Runway at Shannon reopened after fire on plane

Shannon Airport has temporarily suspended all flights following an incident involving a Boeing 767 aircraft.

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Transatlantic flight from Dublin diverts to Shannon with ill passenger

Transatlantic flight from Dublin diverts to Shannon with ill passenger

The passenger is understood to have been suffering from ‘acute pain’.

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Shannon Airport to put new firefighters through their paces after major investment

Shannon Airport to put new firefighters through their paces after major investment

After what was described as an "exhaustive selection process", 500 applicants has been reduced to 10.

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Shannon region to take €58m hit from Boeing 737-Max grounding, reveals Group boss

Shannon region to take €58m hit from Boeing 737-Max grounding, reveals Group boss

The worldwide grounding of the Boeing 737-Max aircraft will cost the region served by Shannon Airport €58m this year.

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Flight attendants assessed by paramedics after plane makes emergency landing at Shannon

Flight attendants assessed by paramedics after plane makes emergency landing at Shannon

Eight cabin crew members were affected by fumes and assessed by paramedics. No passengers were reported to have been affected.

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JP McManus's private jet makes emergency landing at Shannon

JP McManus's private jet makes emergency landing at Shannon

A private jet owned by millionaire businessman and racehorse owner JP McManus has made an emergency landing at Shannon Airport this evening.

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Aer Lingus apologise to passengers after plane forced to take off and fly to Shannon without them

Aer Lingus apologise to passengers after plane forced to take off and fly to Shannon without them

Aer Lingus has apologised to passengers who were left behind in Boston at the weekend after their plane was forced to take off and fly to Shannon without them.

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Transatlantic flight with 'abusive' passenger on board diverted to Shannon

Transatlantic flight with 'abusive' passenger on board diverted to Shannon

The passenger was removed from the aircraft and taken to Shannon garda station for questioning in relation to alleged breaches of the Air Navigation and Transport Act.

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Transatlantic flight makes unscheduled landing in Shannon after man falls ill

Transatlantic flight makes unscheduled landing in Shannon after man falls ill

The flight had departed at around 3.45pm and was about two hours into its journey when the crew turned around and diverted to Shannon.

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

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

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

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%

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 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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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'

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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