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Aer Lingus Regional Announces New Service From Ireland West Airport Knock to Birmingham

Aer Lingus Regional today announced it is to open a new route from Ireland West Airport Knock to Birmingham.

From 11th June 2012, Aer Lingus Regional, operated by Aer Arann will provide daily flights from Ireland West Knock to Birmingham with fares starting from €29.99 one way including taxes.

Commenting on the announcement, Aer Lingus Regional Interim Chief Executive Sean Brogan said, “We are delighted to add the Birmingham-Knock route to our network and to be operating into Ireland West Airport Knock. In addition to our services to Dublin, Cork and Shannon, this will be the fourth Aer Lingus Regional service available from Birmingham, since our partnership with Aer Lingus began in 2010.  We look forward to providing our customers with a quality service, ensuring excellent value and frequency from 11th June.”

Welcoming the announcement, Aer Lingus Chief Commercial Officer Stephen Kavanagh said, “Aer Lingus is delighted be extending its Aer Lingus Regional network to include Birmingham-Ireland West Knock. The addition of this new service further demonstrates the continued success of the Aer
Lingus Regional franchise.”

Managing Director of Ireland West Airport Knock Joe Gilmore said, "We are pleased to welcome Aer Lingus Regional to the Airport on the Birmingham service. Our Birmingham service has long been one of our most established routes from the airport and I am sure the uninterrupted continuation of
the service will come as welcome news to the thousands of UK visitors who use this service regularly as well as the Irish people travelling to the Birmingham region for business and leisure purposes. Furthermore we are delighted to be adding a new carrier, Aer Lingus Regional, to our airline
network and we wish them every success on the new service."

Flights from Ireland West Airport Knock to Birmingham start from €29.99 one way including taxes and go on sale Friday 18th May on*
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*Note: Fares inclusive of taxes and charges, excluding Ireland West Airport Knock’s €10 Development Fee charged on departure to adults and children aged 12 years and older.

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