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Ireland West Airport Knock Winter/Spring schedule for 2010/2011 commences

Ireland West Airport Knock are delighted to announce details of its winter 2010/11 winter flight schedule which came into effect this week  With 9 scheduled destinations from Ireland West Airport Knock to all the major UK cities and regions, it promises to be a winter of choice for people in the West, North West and Midlands regions of Ireland.

Despite the difficult economic climate the Airport enjoyed a strong summer season with the introduction of new summer sun flights to the likes of Faro-Algarve and Reus-Barcelona proving hugely popular with people from the West, North West and Midlands regions of Ireland with passengers coming from as far as the likes of Westmeath, Offaly, Tipperary and Monaghan to avail of the low fares flights available from Ireland West Airport Knock.

This winter the airport has maintained its network of destinations to the UK offering great choice combined with great low fares.

Explore the beauty of the Yorkshire Dales with Ryanairs new three times weekly service to Leeds-Bradford or bask in the delights of all Bristol has to offer with Its harbourside location, with attractions, boats, restaurants and fantastic shopping, making it unforgettable,

For music and football lovers take the short 45 minute flight on one of Ryanairs daily flights to Liverpool, home of the Beatles and Liverpool soccer team and fast becoming one of the UK’s most popular city break destinations.

Regarded as the coolest city in Britain, Manchester is a contemporary metropolis with modern landmark buildings, a brilliant source of culture and world-class hospitality.  Take one of four weekly flights with and enjoy all the wonders Manchester has to offer.

Situated in the heart of England, Birmingham, a dynamic business city, offering a world class cultural scene, a diverse and lively mix of shopping, attractions, nightlife, major international events and exhibitions. Take one of four weekly flights to Birmingham with
In East Midlands Nottingham, discover the beautiful locations around England that have provided the backdrop to Robin Hood around Nottingham and Sherwood Forest.  Take one of three weekly flights with Ryanair.

From designer labels in Bond Street to bustling street markets in Camden, Notting Hill or Brick Lane.  London has 400 live music venues, catering for everything from opera to Brit pop and sports fans will not be short of excitement whenever they come. Fly with Ryanair on one of their daily flights to either London Stansted or London Luton or fly with Aer Lingus to London Gatwick only 30 minutes from London on the Gatwick Express.

Commenting on the winter 2010/11 flight schedule Joe Gilmore, Managing Director, Ireland West Airport Knock said ‘We are delighted to be maintaining our extensive network of UK destinations for the coming winter despite the difficult economic climate in both the UK and Ireland. Our airline partners bmibaby, Aer LIngus and Ryanair recognise the demand that exists in this region for air services to the UK and Europe and we thank our loyal customers who continue to support the airport and we will continue to strive to maintain essential air access and add additional services to popular European destinations in the future’

With a new terminal now complete, new daily bus services to and from the airport with Bus Eireann from all major towns in the region in place and an expanding customer base, the airport is well positioned  to continue to offer access to all major regions in the UK and increase our range of European destinations in 2011.

For further details on flights at Ireland West Airport Knock, visit the website