Posts Tagged ‘air travel’

News: Big Rise in Traffic at Knock Airport

Knock Airport, the brainchild of the late Monsignor James Horan, has proved critics wrong by reporting a dramatic increase in passenger numbers this year. The airport, built in a County Mayo bogland, recorded 200,000 passengers in 2002. Figures for 2004 are estimated to have doubled with a notable rise in charter flight business. Despite beingRead more..

News: Major Financial Cuts at Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus, Ireland’s national airline, is cutting costs in response to mounting financial difficulties. It is set to slash its workforce in an attempt to compete as a low-cost operator. The proposed redundancy package would reduce staff by a total of 1,325 jobs. Under terms agreed with trade unions, employees will be offered a generousRead more..