Shannon 'Not Informed' Of Aer Lingus Move

The Dublin Airport Authority did not inform authorities at Shannon Airport of Aer Lingus' decision to close its Shannon-Heathrow service, it has emerged.

According to reports, the DAA, which operates Shannon Airport, was informed that Aer Lingus was considering closing the route to concentrate on their new Belfast operation in June. However, they did not inform management at Shannon Airport.

Last week, it emerged that Minister for Transport Noel Dempsey was not informed of Aer Lingus' decision until six weeks after his department received the information.

Mr Dempsey confirmed that the matter would be investigated.


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