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Shannon top of the world in aviation awards

Shannon Airport’s global standing as a leading international airport in its class has been reinforced with its selection as winner of the World Routes Marketing Awards 2016 for airports under 4 million passengers. For the second time in three years the airport claimed the ‘Best Marketing of Airports’ award at an overnight event at the New Century Global Centre in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China. Other shortlisted airports in the category were Halifax International, Aruba, Belfast City Airport and Cork Airport. The annual Routes Marketing Awards are widely regarded as the most valuable awards in the industry and Shannon’s second win in three years keeps up a remarkable record since the airport was separated in 2013. Both last year and in 2013 Shannon was ‘Highly Commended’ in the category, giving the airport four podium finishes in four successive years since it was separated. The global awards are voted on exclusively by airlines and recognise the marketing and promotional activities of airports …

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That summer feeling at Shannon

Summer at Shannon has officially kicked in with the airport looking forward to a bumper season again this year. In all, the airport will this summer serve 35 destinations across 11 countries, as it continues the momentum set last year, when Shannon achieved significant growth, particularly in the summer period. Summer 2015, according to Shannon Group plc chief commercial officer, Andrew Murphy, will further highlight the growing demand for inbound and outbound services through Shannon. “We are in April and there is already a summer feel here, not just because of the sunshine but because we are seeing a major pick up in passenger numbers. “Over the course of the summer we will see a 6% increase in capacity on US services, with Delta extending its season on JFK New York and American Airlines increasing its capacity by 58% on Philadelphia services. “We look set to repeat last year’s fantastic summer season on European services as well.The great thing about …

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