A hub for aviation innovation

17th November, 2019
John Drysdale, Shannon Group’s business development manager at the International Aviation Services Centre (IASC) pictured at the Gateway Hub shared working facility at Airport House, Shannon Free Zone

Shannon is now the biggest aviation service cluster in the country with more than 80 aviation-related businesses employing 3,000 people there, and a history that goes back to the 1960s. Many of these companies are based at Shannon Free Zone, home to 170 businesses and 8,000 workers in total. The region is recognised for its world-class expertise in maintenance, technical services and leasing.

Central to the region is Shannon Group, established in September 2014 as a driving force for...

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