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CityJet expansion provides major boost for west of Ireland industry

There was good news for travellers in the west this week with the annoucement that CityJet is expanding its services from Shannon Airport.

IWAK to host holiday fair this weekend

Ireland West Airport Knock will host a holiday fair in association with Mayo Travel Agents on Sunday in the TF Royal Hotel in Castlebar between 1pm and 6pm. This is the first of a series of holiday fair shows to be organised by the airport in the west and northwest.

Government tax on flights already proving disastrous — Kenny

Fine Gael leader Enda Kenny TD has expressed his concern at the recent falls in passenger numbers experienced at Aer Lingus and Ryanair and the damage being inflicted on passenger numbers by the air travel departure tax that is proving to be disastrous for Irish tourism and business. Recently, the credit rating agency Standard & Poor declared that the tax would encourage falling numbers of airport users. County Mayo is fortunate enough to have the facility of Ireland West Airport Knock, however, this departure tax may lead to falling numbers at the airport, said Dep Kenny.

Weather conditions ‘challenging’ for pilot of crashed Cessna in Inverin

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An inquest into a plane crash at Inverin which claimed two lives has heard that the pilot would have found weather conditions “challenging”, neglected to weigh his passengers, and did not radio operations staff at the destination airport.

Welcome to the jumble

In these difficult financial times everybody tries to save a few euros here and there. What better way to do that than to de-clutter, sell your wares, and maybe find some cheap bargains at the same time.

If your car breaks down don’t be stranded, call Lynx Taxis

Lynx Taxis has been providing a first class taxi service to the Castlebar community and surrounding areas over the past five years. Since it was established the service has grown from strength to strength to the extent that the names Lynx and taxi are now synonymous in the region.

Flamenco Time at IWAK as Ryanair begins its service to Spain

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Ireland West Airport Knock last week launched its first scheduled flights to a European destination, outside of UK, as Ryanair commences a twice weekly service direct to Alicante International Airport in southern Spain.

Making the global economy personal

ROY KOCH was an Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association member and a worker at Northwest Airlines. He never expected to one day become a travelling detective, investigating where his job went.

Air investigation unit releases report on unsafe landing in Knock

The Air Accident Investigation Unit of the Department of Transport released a report this week on an incident which occurred at Ireland West Airport, Knock on May 28 this year.

€3.6 million investment at IWAK for landing systems and runway upgrade

Ireland West Airport Knock has this week announced the implementation of a CAT II ILS (instrument landing system) — which has been in operation in the airport since April — along with a major upgrade of Runway 27. These two major projects represented a €3.6 million investment to complete.


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