Shannon Chamber Welcomes Ryanair MRO investment for Shannon

Shannon Chamber CEO Helen Downes has welcomed today’s announcement that Ryanair is to establish a Maintenance Repair and Overhaul (MRO) business at Shannon.

“This is a great addition to an already impressive aviation sector at Shannon. To have Ryanair expand its operations is a great boost for the region. It is an endorsement of the excellent sectoral expertise available at Shannon and the excellent transport links necessary to transact business.

“The availability of state-of-the-art hangar space, through Shannon Group, demonstrates the payback that can be attained from delivering facilities ahead of demand.

“Shannon Chamber is delighted that Ryanair has chosen to invest €10million in this new venture and we look forward to welcoming the additional 200 employees to the region as they fill the vast array of roles linked to this announcement.”