Published on September 27th, 2021 | by Mark Dwyer


Six West Opens New Regional Offices in Shannon

Six West’s new office has opened at Shannon Free Zone on the Shannon Group campus, further expanding the company’s presence in Ireland. The company joins more than 80 firms in Ireland’s largest aerospace and aviation cluster which represents the industry’s entire value chain, with everything from aircraft leasing, maintenance and recycling to component manufacture, parts repair and business aviation.

Matthew Gee, Six West’s Chief Operating Officer, said: “We are delighted to join this dynamic aviation community. Our presence in the home of aircraft leasing gives us a strong base to deliver the same high level of services to local aircraft lessors, banks, airlines and owners.

“Our investment and expansion reflects not only our growth, but also our confidence in the future of the industry here in Ireland as we emerge from Covid.

“We are very positive about our new venture in Shannon and opportunities to work with local businesses here. We are also happy to be making an economic contribution to this region and hope to create more employment opportunities in the future.”

Gerry Dillon, Shannon Group Property Director, said: “Shannon Group is pleased to welcome Six West to Shannon Free Zone and to our cluster of aviation companies. Our cluster offers unique synergies to the businesses in the aviation and aerospace industries. With our legacy and experience in the sector, we’re on hand to help and support companies develop their businesses.”

Six West is a provider of services supporting lease transitions, deliveries, demonstrations and distressed recovery operations. With offices in Dublin, Cork and Shannon, and a connected, multi-national team, the company has strategically positioned itself to provide its services to a dynamic and global client portfolio.

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Mark is an airline pilot flying the Boeing 737 for a major European airline. In addition he is also a Type Rating Instructor, Type Rating Examiner and Base Training Captain on the B737. Outside of commercial flying Mark enjoys flying light aircraft from the smallest 3 Axis microlights up to heavier singles. He is also an instructor and EASA Examiner on single engines and a UK CAA Examiner. He flies the Chipmunk for the Irish Historic Flight Foundation (IHFF). Mark became the Chairman of the National Microlight Association of Ireland (NMAI) in 2013 and has overseen a massive growth in the organisation. In this role he has worked at local and national levels. In 2015, Mark won ‘Upcoming Aviation Professional Award’ at the Aviation Industry Awards sponsored by the IAA. Mark launched this website back in 2002 while always managing the website, he has also been Editor and Deputy Editor of FlyingInIreland Magazine from 2005 to 2015.

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