Friday February 28, 2020

Groundhog day at Shannon?

Shannon Airport has suffered badly under the stewardship of the DAA - now it has the chance to compete as a national airport once again, writes Tadhg Kearney.

12th May, 2012
Shannon Airport's future is now in its own hands. Photo: Press 22

The announcement that the government has decided to separate Shannon Airport from the Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) - while keeping it in state ownership - has been widely greeted in the midwest as a positive development.

Minister for Transport Leo Varadkar is attempting to bring some order to the limbo situation in which the state airports, especially Shannon, have been operating for the last six to seven years.

The business community views Shannon Airport as...

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