Shannon Group


For over 70 years Shannon has been at the heart of international aviation, a key link connecting Europe with the United States. It’s where Free Trade Zones were conceived and it’s the birthplace of the global aircraft leasing industry. 

Today it’s more vibrant as ever, and home to the largest aerospace and aviation cluster in Ireland, with over 50 firms and growing steadily. The Shannon aviation cluster spans the industry value chain, encompassing everything from aircraft leasing, maintenance and recycling to component manufacture, parts repair and business aviation. 

Shannon Group’s International Aviation Services Centre (IASC) helps these companies to develop their businesses. It also supports new entrants keen to join this growing nucleus of aerospace excellence, ensuring that Shannon remains a global centre for the aviation industry. 

For aviation businesses the location is ideal, with two large business parks directly adjacent to the airport, airside development possibilities and an adjoining large land bank available for further development. It is also highly appealing to executives and employees, set amidst the spectacular scenery of Ireland’s rugged Atlantic coast with two vibrant university cities nearby. 

Companies locating here have access to a good mix of young, well-educated talent, a highly competitive tax environment and a legislative and regulatory framework specifically geared to the needs of the aviation and aerospace sectors.

Clients just as Lufthansa, UTC, GECAS, AerCap are members of our cluster. 

Contact: John Drysdale, Business Development Manager 
Telephone +353 61 712810 
Mobile +353 86 3859012