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Green light for IWAK State funding

The news that Ireland West Airport Knock has been given the green light by the European Commission for State aid under Core Airport Management Operational Expenditure (OPEX) Scheme and a Regional Airports Capital Expenditure Grant (CAPEX) has been welcomed by warmly by the Government TDs in the county.

You can never own too many airports

Ní féidir leat do dhóthain aerfoirt a bheith agat— You can never own too many airports, so says the old Irish saying uttered by Peig Sayers and she in the last throes of her life below in the Kerry peninsula. And although airports had yet to be invented, and Alcock and Brown were still in nappies, when the withered auld sage said it in between wailing and woeing about missing the boat to Amerikay, the prophesy of it all will come true next Monday in City Hall when Galway City Council will discuss such matters and hope to add another airport to their long list of assets.

Airport growth study progressing well says IrelandWest Airport Knock

Following last Friday’s meeting of the steering group established earlier this year to examine the options for growth and longer term viability of Ireland West Airport Knock, Managing Director of the Airport Joe Gilmore has stated that the airport is pleased with the progress that has been made to date.

Joe Kennedy appointed Chairman to airport board

The Board of Ireland West Airport Knock last Friday, announced that Joe Kennedy will succeed Liam Scollan as the Board’s new Chairman.

Strong backing from businesses, councils, and interest groups for IWAK

Ireland West Airport has welcomed recent endorsements and strong support from communities and organisations around the west and northwest regions for the airport.

Strong backing from business and communities for Ireland West Airport Knock

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The west's regional airport, Ireland West Airport has welcomed recent endorsements and strong support received from communities and organisations around the West and North West regions.

Air access support critical for tourism and economic growth in the west, says WDC

Companies and tourism in the west will be at a competitive disadvantage if the region’s air connections and services are not further developed and supported, according to Western Development Commission (WDC) which recently published its latest policy briefing on ‘Air Access and the Western Region’.

One bag carry-on policy will not fly, says Higgins

Jim Higgins MEP has asked the European Commission to examine a low cost airline policy which is having an adverse affect. “Some low cost carriers restrict each passenger to just one carry-on item or else they face a fine. It is an issue of huge concern for the entire duty free and travel retail industry with obvious consequences for sales at airports,” said Mr Higgins. 

Funding welcomed for Ireland West Airport Knock

Ireland West Airport Knock has been allocated €356k of grant funding under the 2010 Core Operational Expenditure Scheme, following an application made to the Department of Transport earlier this year.

Funding welcomed for Ireland West Airport Knock

Ireland West Airport Knock has been allocated €356k of grant funding under the 2010 Core Operational Expenditure Scheme, following an application made to the Department of Transport earlier this year.

 

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