Big increase in state support needed to save smaller airports, business group says
Shannon Chamber is seeking €32 million a year to keep regional airports afloat
Supports for the aviation sector will need to “increase substantially” to avoid more long-term damage to regional airports, a Shannon-based business group has said.
The Shannon Chamber will appear in front of the Oireachtas transport committee tomorrow, seeking up to €32 million in capital expenditure every year so smaller airports can sustain operations as they recover from the crisis.
Kevin Thompstone, the director of the group, wrote in a statement that state supports will need ...