Ground Handler Application

All ground handlers must obtain a Grant of Approval, prior to commencing operations at Shannon Airport.  All potential ground handling companies are required to contact the Commission for Aviation Regulation (CAR) who are the body responsible for issuing Grant of Approvals.  Their contact details are as follows:
Louise O'Dwyer
Aviation Licensing Manager
Commission for Aviation Regulation
Ph: 00353 1 6611700
Fax: 00353 1 661 1269
Under the approval from CAR, ground handlers must also satisfy the requirements of the Airport Operations Director, Shannon Airport.  Therefore a Ground Handling Requirements Form must be completed in full – please see copy below.  Contact details for the Ground Handling Dept at Shannon Airport are as follows:

Maria Clohessy
Operations & Services Administration 
Shannon Airport Authority
Shannon Airport
Co Clare
Ph: 00353 61 712208
Fax: 00353 61 712282

Link to  Shannon Ground Handling Requirements Form

Please note all ground handlers are required to comply with the Rules of Conduct for operating at Shannon Airport – please see copy below.

Link to SAA GH Rules of Conduct.Version 9.Oct 2006