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Oliver Rhode, London and Olwyn Kelly, Spancilhill, checking in for their flight to Gatwick UK following today's lifting of travel restrictions from Shannon Airport this morning. Photograph by Arthur Ellis.

New Shannon Canaries route as international travel resumes

WITH non-essential international travel resuming this morning, a new route out of Shannon Airport to the Canary Islands has been announced.
Ryanair will run a new service to Gran Canaria (Las Palmas), beginning on August 7, that will operate once a week until the end of October.
Welcoming the announcement Mary Considine, CEO, Shannon Group said: “As we rebuild from the devastation of the pandemic this is a positive announcement for the region. Ryanair is a valued airline partner of Shannon and this latest announcement, following on from the new Corfu and Turin services, is great news.
“We have been working closely with Ryanair as we look to an anticipated recovery in demand on foot of the rollout of the EU Digital Covid Certificates and the acceleration of the vaccination programme across Europe. These new services are part of Ryanair’s commitment to reopen its Shannon base which is very welcome.

“After a hugely challenging year, and with today’s lifting of restrictions for international travel, we look forward to a busier airport with 17 routes to offer our customers,” said Ms Considine.
Ryanair’s schedule for 2021 will deliver 17 routes, among these, three new routes to – Gran Canaria (Las Palmas), Corfu and Turin
Ryanair routes from Shannon Airport to the following destinations in 2021 are: Barcelona-Reus, Stansted, Gatwick, Kaunas, Krakow, Wroclaw, Warsaw, Manchester, Faro, Lanzarote, Malaga, Palma, Tenerife, Alicante, Corfu, Gran Canaria (Las Palmas), and Turin (from December ’21).

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