Aer Lingus Regional Announces Creation of 20 New Jobs
Published on Dec 4 2013 1:14 PM in General Industry
Aer Lingus Regional is to add 20 new jobs when its expands its services at Shannon Airport next year.
The airline has launched new routes between Shannon and Bristol and doubled frequency and capacity on routes to Birmingham and Manchester.
The airline say they will also have 100,000 extra passengers through Clare's International airport next year.
They also expect passenger numbers to increase to 240,000 in 2014 and to 250,000 in 2015.
Transport Minister Leo Varadkar said the announcement was a further boost from the suspension of the Travel Tax in Budget 2014.
"These new services are a major boost for tourism and business in the Shannon region and my Department will now work together with Tourism Ireland to promote them," Minister Varadkar said.