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Shannon Airport Update

01 March 2018

08.00hrs - Shannon Airport remains fully operational this morning with airport staff working through throughout last night in challenging conditions to keep the runway operational.

Services are operating normally, with the airport’s first flights to Stansted and Heathrow departing on time. The inbound Aer Lingus Boston flight landed on time, while the Norwegian, Newburgh flight is expected to arrive at 10.20am.

The inbound and outbound Shannon service to Edinburgh (EI3675/72) has been cancelled. Shannon confirmed that it handled 20 flight diversions from Dublin and Cork Airports starting from 04.20 yesterday morning until midnight last night.

A Shannon Airport spokeswoman said: “We are currently managing weather challenges and will continue to monitor the evolving conditions over the coming days. We currently have a 24 hour team in place at airport to minimise the expected severe weather conditions expected later today from Storm Emma.

Shannon Airport is advising passengers intending to fly from, or travel to, Shannon Airport to contact their relevant airline or look at their website before travelling to Shannon Airport today.

In the event that there are delays or changes to schedule, we will post same on our twitter account @shannonairport our facebook page and on our website as soon as we are notified. People travelling to the airport are also welcome to contact our information desk at 061 712000 for any updates before making their journey."

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