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Ireland West Airport Knock welcomes announcement of €598,349 in funding for the airport

Ireland West Airport Knock welcomes todays’s announcement of funding of €598,349 to Ireland West Airport Knock (IWAK) under the Public Policy Remit Core Airport Management Operational and Expenditure Subvention (PPR-O) for 2015.

The Programme provides for Exchequer support to cover the significant costs associated with safety and security related projects/activities.

Joe Gilmore, Managing Director of the Airport welcomed todays announcement and said ‘. ‘We wish to thank the Taoiseach, Ministers and local representatives for their support for the airport in 2015. The Airport has proven it’s capability in developing an impressive international route network with major international airlines serving over 22 destinations in the UK and Europe and expect to grow passenger numbers to over 700,000 passengers in 2016. We look forward to continuing to work with Government on a long term commitment & investment to support the Airport’s growth and development plans’