Aer Lingus has announced it is to open a new route from Ireland West Airport Knock to Birmingham. From June 11th, Aer Lingus Regional, operated by Aer Arann will provide daily flights from Knock to Birmingham with fares starting from €29.99 one way including taxes.
Commenting on the announcement, Aer Arann Interim Chief Executive Sean Brogan, said: “We are delighted to add the Birmingham-Knock route to our network. We are confident that there will be strong demand from both business and leisure travellers in the West of Ireland for direct, convenient and cost effective access to Birmingham. Likewise business and tourism in the West of Ireland will benefit from direct connectivity with Great Britain’s second largest city.”
Joe Gilmore, Managing Director, Ireland West Airport Knock welcomed the announcement, commenting: “Our Birmingham service has long been one of our most established routes from the airport and I am sure the uninterrupted continuation of the service will come as welcome news to the thousands of UK visitors who use this service regularly.”