Aer Lingus Regional, operated by Aer Arann, will now fly once daily from Ireland West Airport Knock to Birmingham, offering both business and leisure travellers direct, convenient and cost-effective access to Great Britain’s second largest city.
Commenting on the launch of the service, Aer Arann’s interim chief executive, Sean Brogan, said: “We recognise the vital importance of regional air connectivity and the key role that this link to Birmingham provides for business, tourism and leisure travel.
“We look forward to working with our partners in Ireland West Airport Knock to ensure this route continues to be a success.”
Welcoming the launch, Aer Lingus director of communications, Declan Kearney, said: “Aer Lingus is delighted to add the Ireland West Airport Knock to Birmingham route to its network. We look forward to welcoming more and more customers on board this service into the future.”
Speaking on behalf of Ireland West Airport Knock, Joe Gilmore, managing director, said: “Our Birmingham service has long been one of our most established routes 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 as well as the Irish people travelling to the Birmingham region for business and leisure purposes.”
Aer Lingus Regional flights from Ireland West Airport Knock to Birmingham start from €29.99 one way, including taxes, and are available for booking on www.aerlingus.com.