15th December 2021

Shannon Group welcomes announcement of support funding for Shannon Airport


Shannon Group  welcomed the announcement by Hildegarde Naughton TD, Minister of State at the Department of Transport of confirmation that funding from the Department of Transport has been approved for Shannon Airport.

Commenting Mary Considine, CEO, Shannon Group said: “The aviation sector including airports have been at the epicentre of the devastation caused as a result of the pandemic. As we focus on rebuilding connectivity, we warmly welcome the Government support announced by Minister Naughton through the inclusion of Shannon Airport in the Covid-19 Regional State Airports Programme 2021, and we are grateful of confirmation of final approval of the additional funding for the state airports under the ‘Covid-19 Supplementary Supports Scheme for Irish Airports’, recently approved by the European Commission.

This will assist in Shannon’s recovery from the Pandemic and rebuilding vital air connectivity for this Region”.



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