06/04/2021 Tuesday 6th April 2021: Shannon Group is delighted to welcome today’s announcement by Ryanair of a new service from Shannon Airport to Corfu starting in July. The new service will run twice weekly on Tuesdays and Fridays from 2nd July to the end of October. This is the first time that Ryanair have ever operated a Corfu service from Shannon Airport. Welcoming the announcement, Mary Considine, CEO, Shannon Group said: “This is a really difficult period for the aviation sector and today’s announcement by Ryanair is very welcome and positive news for Shannon Airport. We have been working closely with Ryanair, to deliver this service and are looking forward to the airline commencing operations. Ryanair are a valued aviation partner, and this announcement is a chink of light in what has been an extremely challenging period for Shannon Airport and airports throughout the world.” With an excellent climate throughout the year, this new scheduled service to Corfu is expected to be popular with Irish holidaymakers. Corfu boasts over 200 kilometres of coastline, a rich history, and diverse cultural influences, the island is the perfect destination for a sun-soaked Greek holiday. To celebrate, Ryanair has launched a seat sale with fares available from just €19.99 for travel until the end of October 2021, which must be booked by midnight Thursday, 8th April only on the Ryanair.com website.