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Shannon Airport Update - Tuesday 17th October 2017, 8.00am

17 October 2017

Shannon Airport staff worked throughout the night to assist airlines clear a backlog of flights delayed by Ophelia. A slow improvement in weather conditions from yesterday afternoon meant that delayed flights could began to resume.

Three transatlantic flights to Boston, New York and Providence which experienced disruption yesterday morning departed the airport by 6.00pm yesterday evening.

By 3.00am this morning all flights including six diversions due into Dublin from Nice, Rome, Madrid, Faro, Palma and Bari, had departed Shannon Airport. A Delta flight diverted to Dublin yesterday morning due to the severe weather conditions, will now resume its journey from Shannon to New York JKF at 9.30am this morning.

The airport is expecting to operate a normal schedule today but would continue to advise intending passengers to check with their airlines.
Live flight information is available on or on the Shannon Airport App.

For further information please contact: Nandi O’Sullivan, Head of Communications, Shannon Group mob: 086-2371510,


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