The Taoiseach has said he’s “absolutely certain” that establishing Shannon on an independent footing was the correct decision.
Leo Varadkar’s comments came in a wide-ranging address to members of Shannon Chamber at an event in Dromoland Castle this afternoon.
The Taoiseach was Transport Minister when Shannon was separated from the DAA, and since then passenger numbers have grown by 25%, and Shannon Group has also been established to oversee the Airport, Shannon Heritage, and enterprise functions also.
He believes more growth can and will happen in the years to come:
Clare FM’s Morning Focus will have an exclusive interview with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar this Monday from 9 a.m.
Passenger numbers have grown by more than 25% at @ShannonAirport since it gained independence. A new hangar is being built, and further passenger growth is planned in the years ahead. pic.twitter.com/79B2bs7uBx
— Leo Varadkar (@campaignforleo) January 20, 2018