Increase in UK passengers at Shannon Airport

Shannon Airport has seen a 9% increase in UK passengers in the first half of this year.

Increase in UK passengers at Shannon Airport

Shannon Airport has seen a 9% increase in UK passengers in the first half of this year.

Figures released today show that the UK delivered the largest increase in passenger numbers of any market, with just over 362,000 people travelling to the Mid-West Airport from there between January and June.

Just over 362,000 UK passengers travelled through Shannon Airport between January and June, a 9% increase on the same period last year.

The figures released by the Mid-West airport today, show that overall passenger numbers were up by 4% to more than 701,000 in the first half of the year.

The UK remains our largest market - more people travelled from there than any other country, while there has been a 5% increase in visitors from the US.

In a statement to Clare FM, a spokesperson for the airport has welcomed the increased numbers, saying that the continued growth comes at a time when there has been significant investment in enhancing passenger experience.

The Airport expects further growth over the coming months and says it’s "looking forward to a positive winter season with new services to Fuerteventura and Malaga and a return on the winter schedule of Shannon to Edinburgh".

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