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The PSO for the air services amounts to an annual subvention of €1,880,913 to run the flights as well as the three aerodromes on the Aran Islands and the Connemara Regional Airport in Indreabhán. Aer Arann Islands currently employs 38 full-time and two part-time staff, to run these services.
Finding a new replacement for the Galway to Dublin route will be a challenge, but it is one that Galway Airport is still hoping to win, according to managing director Joe Walsh.
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’.
Flights from Knock Airport to Dublin are to cease in July following the Government decision revealed this week to withdraw public service obligation funding for the route.
Galway Airport was reeling last night (Wednesday) from the announcement that Government subsidies (PSOs) on flights to and from Dublin will be withdrawn in July.
It may have proved a futile gesture, but the man who drove his truck at Leinster House gates yesterday morning - believed to be a Galway-based businessman who previously struck in Galway - demonstrates the sheer frustration and anger many people in Ireland are currently feeling. His anger comes the same week it was revealed former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Sean Fitzpatrick’s wife retains more than €1 million in her bank account.
The future of Galway Airport may be in jeopardy if Government funding for the Carnmore facility is cut, its managing director warned this week.