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The impact of Covid-19 on regional Ireland is having a devastating effect as Ireland West Airport reveals the impact of the pandemic on the airport's business.
Ireland West Airport has welcomed the announcement that funding to the amount of €1,000,524 from the Department of Transport, Tourism & Sport has been approved for Safety and Security Projects under the CAPEX and PPR-C Schemes of the Regional Airports Programme. Capital expenditure (CAPEX) of €569,964 and PPR-C (Public Policy Remit-Capital) funding of €430,560 was provided.
Ireland West Airport has said they regret the loss of their Flybe services from the airport after the airline entered administration on Thursday morning.
The calendar year 2019 has proven to be the busiest year on record at Ireland West Airport with passenger numbers climbing by almost five percent to 807,000 for the first time in the airport’s history, surpassing the previous record of 772,000 passengers achieved in 2018.
Ireland West Airport in Knock saw its busiest year on record last year with passenger numbers growing five per cent on the previous record set in 2018 to reach 807,000 in 2019.
Ireland West Airport staff were delighted this week to present a cheque for €41,395 to the airport’s three staff nominated charities for 2019 – Croí, Hope House and The Jack and Jill Foundation.
Ireland West Airport last week won a National Chambers Ireland award, in collaboration with Mayo County Council, in recognition as the first airport in Ireland to adopt the Age Friendly Recognition Programme.
The elected members of Mayo County Council this week approved the draft planning scheme for a new Strategic Development Zone (SDZ) at Ireland West Airport Knock.
There was great news for the North Mayo tourism industry this week after InflightFlix International announced that the area is to feature in the next update of its Wild Atlantic Way video guide on all Aer Lingus transatlantic flights. A select number of Ballina and North Mayo visitor experiences will be visible at 30,000 feet on flights all the way from North America.
Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring, has confirmed that funding in the amount of €5,761,738 has been approved for Ireland West Airport Knock.