Search Results for 'Joe Gilmore'
52 results found.
Ireland West Airport Knock has announced a new charter service to Turkey.
Knock airport chief Joe Gilmore has said he believes scheduled flights between IWAK and the US are on the cards for 2016.
Getting tax incentives in place to attract industry and commerce to set up around Ireland West Airport is the key future of the development of the airport, it was outlined again this week. Joe Gilmore, managing director of Ireland West Airport Knock, addressed the February meeting of the economic development and enterprise support strategic policy committee of Mayo County Council on Wednesday afternoon in the airport.
Ireland West Airport Knock hosted its eighth annual travel trade event to recognise the support and contribution the travel agents in the region provide to the airport.
Last month saw Ireland West International Airport Knock break records as it recorded its busiest month at the regional airport. More than 91,000 passengers used the airport in July, which was 1,500 more than the previous record for the Mayo based airport which was set in August 2012 when 89,500 passed through the arrivals and departure gates of the airport.
More than 91,000 passengers used Ireland West Airport Knock in July of this year, making it the busiest month in the airport’s 28 year history.
Mayo County Council this week agreed in principle to make a financial contribution to Ireland West Airport Knock, following a presentation by the airport’s managing director Joe Gilmore to the July meeting of the council.
Ireland West Airport Knock, in partnership with Ryanair, officially launched Ryanair’s biggest summer and winter schedules from the airport in the Knockranny House Hotel in Westport recently. This year Ryanair will fly to a record 16 destinations from Ireland West Airport Knock, and for the first time carry a milestone of 580,000 passengers from the airport – an 11 per cent increase on 2013 figures. In recent weeks Ryanair launched the three exciting new services to Glasgow (Scotland), Kaunas (Lithuania), and Eindhoven (Netherlands). In addition Ryanair has increased capacity by 20 per cent of its London Luton and Stansted services, adding 50,000 new seats in 2014, providing increased choice and day return options for business, leisure, and VFR passengers in the west of Ireland and the London market.
The Galway City Council is to join up with six other local authorities in examining an investment opportunity in Ireland West Airport Knock in the hopes that increased passenger numbers will lead to further development of business and tourism throughout the county.
Ireland West Airport Knock is set for a boost in passenger numbers after Ryanair launched its biggest summer and winter schedules.