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Shannon Commercial Properties shortlisted for major award in the Irish Independent Property Industry Excellence Awards

Shannon Commercial Properties, SCP, is focused on creating a supportive, pro-business ecosystem for multinational companies in the Shannon Free Zone. Wednesday 24 October 2018:  The importance of the Shannon Commercial Properties to the prosperity of Mid-West Region has been highlighted as it has been announced on the shortlist for the coveted Property Industry Excellence Awards. A Shannon Group company, Shannon Commercial Properties is a finalist in the Regional Excellence Category of the...

The more the merrier, says Shannon, as Gatwick follows its lead by opening Europe’s second sensory room

Tuesday 2 October 2018:  Shannon Airport has reiterated its call to other airports around Europe to establish sensory rooms after Gatwick Airport followed its lead yesterday by doing exactly that. Shannon opened Europe’s first sensory room in March of last year for children and adults with neurodevelopmental challenges including autism, and has since facilitated visits by airports around the world that are exploring Shannon’s lead.  Among them was Gatwick Airport, which yesterday opened the...

Shannon becomes first European airport to have facial recognition installed for US preclearance

New facial recognition system will speed up screening time even further Wednesday, 26 September 2018:  Shannon Airport’s status in transatlantic aviation has been reflected again after becoming the first airport in Europe to have facial recognition technology introduced for U.S. preclearance. This is good news for Shannon Airport transatlantic passengers as it speeds up their journey through the airport and allows them avail of shorter security screening times than at other airports. The...
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Shannon Airport short-listed for global Aviation Marketing Award for sixth year in a row

Wednesday, 12 September 2018: Shannon airport's reputation as a world leader in global aviation has been once again reaffirmed as it has been shortlisted for the sixth year in a row for the airline industry's most coveted World Routes 2018 Marketing Award. The awards will be held on September 17th next in Guangzhou, China at the end of the annual three-day World Routes conference, where airlines and airports get the opportunity to discuss new route prospects. The awards celebrate airports...

Shannon Group brings Google ‘Staying Ahead Digital Roadshow’ to Shannon

Event helps local businesses reach global markets  Monday, 03 September 2018:  Over 100 marketeers from around the region, many from the aviation sector, have been given a jump-start on how to successfully export into global markets thanks to Shannon Group bringing Google’s cutting-edge ‘Staying Ahead Digital Roadshow’ to Shannon. Hosted in Atlantic Aviation Institute’s state-of-the-art training facility in Shannon Free Zone last week, the half-day event saw CEO’s, senior sales and marketing...

Ei Electronics to Host Open Day Celebrating Milestone Presence in Shannon

Shannon 27th August, 2018. The Management of Ei Electronics has announced plans for an Open Day to be held on 23rd September 2018, celebrating 55 Years manufacturing in Shannon, and 30 Years as an Irish Company. The Open Day involves an invitation to all employees - past and present, their families, customers, suppliers, members of the local community, local schools, etc. to come together and celebrate these milestone anniversaries of Ei’s presence in Shannon. In addition to tours of the Ei...
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International Aviation Services Centre (IASC) become first Irish member of elite European Aerospace Cluster Partnership

Sunday, 12 August 2018:  The importance of the International Aviation Services Centre (IASC) at Shannon has been acknowledged on a European scale with its appointment as the first Irish member of the elite European Aerospace Cluster Partnership (EACP). The membership acknowledges Shannon IASC as not only the largest aerospace cluster in Ireland but a cluster of pan-European significance. The recognition elevates the international status of the Shannon cluster and is also an opportunity for...

Another Boost for Shannon as Norwegian Air International Set to Increase Services Again Next Summer

Friday, 20 July 2018:   An already positive year got better again for Shannon Airport today with confirmation that Norwegian Air International is to increase its capacity on its Stewart Airport, New York service again next summer. After a strong performance in 2017, its inaugural year, extra flights this summer and a strengthening of services again for the coming winter, the airline has now announced it is to increase its Shannon-Stewart operations from three to five weekly services next summer The...

Shannon Free Zone gets the country’s first Starbucks drive-thru

The Shannon Free Zone has become home today of the country’s first drive-thru Starbucks as the US coffee house chain opened the doors of its latest outlet to the public this afternoon. The 204sq metre unit developed by Shannon Group subsidiary, Shannon Commercial Properties, will employ 15 people as it becomes the latest page to turn in the evolving story of the Shannon Free Zone. The US based giant, which is among the world’s largest coffee companies and coffee house chains, operates over...
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IASC welcomes decision by aviation advisory specialists Stratos to establish Shannon base

The attractiveness of Shannon Group’s International Aviation Services Centre (IASC) as an international cluster for the industry has been reflected by the decision of leading aircraft investment specialist and advisory firm Stratos to establish a base there. Stratos provides acquisition, re-marketing, advisory, capital raising services and portfolio servicing to airlines, lenders and investors in large commercial aircraft – a suite of high-end services new to IASC and one, it states, will add...