SHANNON Airport is set to regain its daily link with the Big Apple following the decision by Delta Air Lines to restart its popular Shannon to JFK route.
The service will recommence from May 25 next year and will see Delta’s first Shannon to New York service since 2019.
Welcoming the announcement, Mary Considine, CEO of The Shannon Airport Group, said: “We are delighted with the restoration of the Delta New York/JFK service. We have worked closely with the airline to make it happen.”
“The additional daily service to this important gateway of JFK will further boost connectivity to the US, helping our customers to reach global export markets, attract Foreign Direct Investment, and bring international visitors to the West of Ireland – all of which help drive economic activity,” she said.
The service will be operated with a Boeing 757-200 aircraft, with 193 seats.
“Shannon was the first Irish airport that Delta chose to fly into back in 1986 and it’s fantastic to see them return to Shannon. This new service is excellent news for passengers from this region and inbound passengers who wish to explore the Wild Atlantic Way,” the Shannon Airport Group CEO continued.
“There is a particular demand for services directly into the west of Ireland through Shannon and we are delighted to be able to facilitate this through airline partners such as Delta,” Ms Considine concluded.