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Low Cost Bookings Soar as Customers Search for Bargains with bmibaby Over 20,000 flights being booked with bmibaby for summer 2009 every week

bmibaby is reporting strong sales for summer 2009, with the airline currently seeing over 20,000 flights being booked every week for the period March to October 2009, proving that despite the current economic situation, people are not willing to give up next years holiday. All bmibaby routes for summer 2009 are now available to book, including flights from Ireland West Knock Airport to Glasgow International, Manchester and Birmingham International Airport. 
Crawford Rix, Managing Director, bmibaby said: “Despite the current market conditions, summer 2009 is selling extremely well.  We are currently seeing over 20,000 flights being booked a week for next summer, proving that people are looking ahead and are not willing to give up the all important summer holiday. An increasing number of visitors are coming to our website looking for cheap flights; demand for low cost travel has never been greater as savvy consumers look for bargains.  In response to this, we are delighted to launch our summer 2009 flight sale today, providing even more low fares to consumers.  Plus we are giving people the chance to win back the cost of their booking every day for five days; this includes whatever has been booked – flights, hotels and car hire.  Bargain hunters should book now to grab a great fare. bmibaby remain committed to providing low cost flights from Ireland West Knock to great destinations.”
For the sixth year running bmibaby continue not to charge passengers a fuel surcharge, keeping fares truly low cost on top of delivering a top class service for its customers. Passengers at Ireland West Airport Knock enjoy the benefits of a daily service to Birmingham and Manchester as well as a twice weekly service to Glasgow International Airport.    
Robert Grealis, CEO, Ireland West Airport Knock said: “bmibaby and Ireland West Airport Knock have enjoyed a good working relationship for the last number of years and we thank bmibaby for continuing to provide direct low fares, jet access to the  UK’s top international airports in this difficult economic climate. bmibaby is particularly focused on serving Ireland’s regional international airports including our own and for that reason it is important for us all to support them by regularly using the airline and the services that it provides at Ireland West Airport Knock.”
Flights to Birmingham, Glasgow and Manchester from Ireland West Airport Knock start from just €33.99* one way including all taxes and charges.  For more information visit