Claims Shannon Airport Must Target A Niche In 2018

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Clare’s Fianna Fáil TD insists Shannon Airport management will have to carve out it’s own niche to increase the airport’s competitiveness this year.

Timmy Dooley has been commenting in light of a 2017 of swings and roundabouts for the midwest airport, which added new routes while also losing key services.

Additionally, figures from the third quarter of last year showed that it was the only major Irish airport to see a dip in numbers – though the overall footfall for 2017 was up on the previous year.


Deputy Dooley believes the work must begin now in boosting these numbers again: