New York winter flights welcomed

first_imgShannon Group statement on the Aer Lingus decision to close its Shannon Airport base One of the world’s most unusual aircraft arrives at Shannon Airport Urgent action needed to ensure Regional Air Connectivity Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR NewsTransportNew York winter flights welcomedBy Bernie English – April 13, 2018 1544 WhatsApp Linkedin Email Printcenter_img TAGSAer LingusJFKnew yorkNorwegian AirShannon airportWinter Twitter Sad day for Limerick and Mid-West following Aer Lingus announcement – Mayor Michael Collins Advertisement Previous articleNorovirus Visitor Restrictions Tightened at UHLNext articleAmbulance workers get ambulant Bernie Englishhttp://www.limerickpost.ieBernie English has been working as a journalist in national and local media for more than thirty years. She worked as a staff journalist with the Irish Press and Evening Press before moving to Clare. She has worked as a freelance for all of the national newspaper titles and a staff journalist in Limerick, helping to launch the Limerick edition of The Evening Echo. Bernie was involved in the launch of The Clare People where she was responsible for business and industry news. Shannon AirportSHANNON Airport has welcomed the announcement by Aer Lingus that its Shannon / New York JFK service will operate year-round in 2019.Shannon is now set to operate it largest Transatlantic service in 17 years with eight transatlantic services operated by six different carriers across seven destinations from Shannon in 2018.The good news comes in the wake of announcements that both Aer Lingus and Norwegian Air are to drop their Shannon-Boston flights this coming Winter season.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Commenting on the New York announcement Matthew Thomas, Shannon Group CEO said: “We are delighted that Aer Lingus will be operating a New York / Shannon service year-round in 2019.  With 40 per cent of US foreign direct investment in Ireland within Shannon’s catchment area, this makes our region much more attractive for future US FDI.”This announcement, which follows last week’s announcement by Norwegian Air International to expand its New York/Shannon service, means that Shannon Airport now has two year-round services to New York.More about transport here. Shannon Airport “has been abandoned” Aer Lingus announcement for Shannon base – Limerick Chamber statement last_img read more