Published on March 28th, 2022 | by Alan Dwyer


United Airlines Returns to Shannon

United Airlines has returned to Shannon with its first service to the midwest airport since October 2019 when it ended its seasonal service. The service to Newark will continue to operate with a daily service until 29th October using Boeing 757-200 aircraft with 169 seats of which 16 are Business Class Seats and 153 in Economy and Economy Plus. United has served Ireland since 1998 and today offers a daily seasonal service from Shannon to New York/Newark. All flights are timed to connect at United’s U.S. hubs with an extensive network of services to destinations throughout the US. The flight will depart from Newark at 22.45 and arrive in Shannon at 10.05 am the following morning with the return flight departing Shannon at 12.30 and arriving in Newark at 14.45.

Commenting on the new service, the CEO of the Shannon Group, Mary Considine said, “United Airlines is a very valued airline partner of Shannon, and we are delighted to welcome them back to our airport as they restore this vital transatlantic service. With its hub status and onward connections, the Newark service is extremely important for our business passengers and is a key component of our transatlantic connectivity for our region and the broader west of Ireland.” 

Also commenting was the United Sales Manager for Ireland, Martina Coogan, “We are delighted to return to Shannon Airport in 2022 and resume nonstop services to the United States. With the return of service to New York/Newark, our customers in the west of Ireland can take advantage of a direct connection to the U.S., as well as an unrivalled route network from United’s hub at New York/Newark, offering convenient nonstop connections to over 90 destinations across the Americas.” 

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