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Xtra Large Offer for Business Travellers From Ireland West Airport Knock

This week commenced a new Business Travel Promotion aimed at frequent business travellers between Ireland West Airport Knock and London Gatwick. is offering all business travellers the opportunity to sign-up to a new Business Travel Card for travel between Ireland West Airport Knock and London Gatwick. Passengers who sign up for this fantastic offer will be entitled to free car parking for up to 24 hours, priority check-in, boarding and seating, complimentary tea or coffee and a newspaper, free wi-fi access as well as discounts on retail, bar and car valeting at the Airport. This exciting promotion is valid for travel between now and mid-June. The offer is a joint initiative between Ireland West Airport Knock and as part of the on going marketing campaign to promote the new six-times-a-week service to and from Gatwick Airport direct from Ireland West Airport Knock.

Commenting on the new promotion, Bill Smith, Managing Director of XL Ireland said: “Many passengers from the West and North West of Ireland use London on a regular basis for doing business and’s new London Gatwick service is supporting the business community by providing greater access to London and onward worldwide connectivity. We want to help our passengers do business in London the easy way. We acknowledge that business travellers need a quick, hassle free and reliable service if they are to successfully conduct business while they are on the move. Business travel is an important market with specific needs which we are keen to deliver on. We have also identified other key markets that use our new service and we shall also be designing other promotions for them in the near future.”

Welcoming the new initiative, Robert Grealis, Chief Executive Officer, Ireland West Airport Knock said: ”The availability of quick, efficient, effective and convenient access to global markets is essential for the continuing development of the economy. The Airport understands the importance of supporting business in key markets such as London and the services offered by and other airlines are essential. Air travel for the business user and indeed for the Irish economy will continue to be an essential tool in growing enterprises and in remaining competitive in the global marketplace and it is welcomed that has acknowledged the importance of this market. We believe business users will find this added value service from a benefit to them and we hope that this may help in some small way in sustaining and growing employment in the region.” is the UK’s third largest travel provider and the new Ireland West Knock - Gatwick route is the company’s first ever scheduled service. Gatwick is only 30 minutes away from Central London on the Gatwick Express which makes it a very convenient airport for passengers doing business in London. Business travellers are strongly advised to try out the new service and with the current Business Travel Promotion there is no better time than now. The offer is open to all businesses that have or intend to use the new London Gatwick service. To sign-up for this promotional log onto or please contact on 0818 270 966 or log on Terms and Conditions apply.