first_imgShannon Group Focused on Recovery and Rebuilding Linkedin Advertisement Print Email Sad day for Limerick and Mid-West following Aer Lingus announcement – Mayor Michael Collins Previous articleSchools and colleges to close on Thursday and FridayNext article#Watch Vincent Browne at Limerick Spring Festival Bernie Englishhttp://www.limerickpost.ieBernie English has been working as a journalist in national and local media for more than thirty years. She worked as a staff journalist with the Irish Press and Evening Press before moving to Clare. She has worked as a freelance for all of the national newspaper titles and a staff journalist in Limerick, helping to launch the Limerick edition of The Evening Echo. Bernie was involved in the launch of The Clare People where she was responsible for business and industry news. NewsBreaking newsShannon to rescue as flights divertedBy Bernie English – February 28, 2018 4146 Shannon AirportShannon Airport confirmed today (Wednesday) that it handled 14 flight diversions from Dublin Airport starting from 04.20 am this morning. Among the latest flights to divert to Shannon following the temporary closure of Dublin Airport are:·         FR311 from Luton·         FR4283 from BratislavaSign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up ·         KL933 from Amsterdam·         EI149 from London Heathrow·         LH2516 from Munich·         AC842 from Toronto·         E1124 from Chicago OhareWhile Dublin and Cork Airports have had to close for periods, Shannon Airport was fully operational throughout last night and remains fully operational today.Two inbound and outbound Shannon services to Edinburgh (EI3675/72) and Birmingham (EI3638/39) were cancelled.A Shannon Airport spokeswoman said: “We are currently managing our own weather challenges and will continue to do so over the coming days. Due to the possibility of flight cancellations and delays at other airports, Shannon Airport is advising passengers intending to fly from, or travel to, Shannon Airport to contact their relevant airline or look at their website in advance of their journeys with regard to any potential weather impacts.In the event that there are delays or changes to schedule, we will post same on our twitter account @shannonairport our facebook 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.”Flights that diverted earlier this morning were:·         EI 100 from Newark·         EI 104 from JFK·         EI 130 from Hartford Connecticut·         EI 136 from Boston (which later returned to Shannon)·         ET 504 from Addis Ababa·         ET 500 from Addis Ababa·         TNT Cargo from LiegeFor more breaking news click here Aer Lingus needs to clarify Shannon plans – Crowe center_img Shannon Airport “has been abandoned” RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook WhatsApp One of the world’s most unusual aircraft arrives at Shannon Airport TAGSdivertedflightsShannon airportStorm Emma Twitter Urgent action needed to ensure Regional Air Connectivity last_img

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