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Ryanair announces new scheduled service to Malaga in the Costa Del Sol from Ireland West

Ireland West Airport Knock is delighted to announce that Ryanair, Europe’s only ultra-low cost airline, today Monday 17th December announced a new route from Ireland West Airport Knock to Malaga in the Costa Del Sol in Spain to commence on 4th Apr 2013. Flights will operate on a weekly basis, every Thursday throughout the summer season with fares starting from just €55 one way*

Malaga is Ryanair’s sixth sun destination from Ireland West Knock along with their popular services to Alicante, Faro-Algarve, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote and Tenerife.

Ryanair celebrated the announcement of the new Malaga service by releasing 100,000 seats across its European network, at prices starting from €10 for travel on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday in January.  These low fares will be available on over 1,000 of Ryanair’s European routes but must be booked on before midnight (24:00hrs) Thursday 20th December.
With one of the best coastlines in Spain, Costa del Sol is the place you need to be if you’re looking for miles of golden beach, plenty of sun and fun for everyone. Year after year, the Costa Del Sol remains a staple holiday destination for people looking to escape to the sunshine: from families looking for two weeks of summer sun to couples looking for a long weekend, laid back lifestyle and of course, the sun. For groups, the many resorts such as Torremolinos, Benalmadena & Fuengirola cater for all kinds of interests from busy beaches dedicated to water sports to towns that offer entertainment throughout the night.

Commenting on the news, Maria Macken, Sales & Marketing Manager, Ryanair, said ‘Ryanair is pleased to announce a new route from Ireland West Airport Knock to Malaga for summer 2013.  This new weekly service will operate on Thursdays from 4th April 2013 and complements the fantastic summer destinations already on sale to top holiday spots including Alicante, Faro, Barcelona, Gran Canaria & Lanzarote, to name just a few!  To celebrate this new route, Ryanair will release 100,000 seats, for travel across its European network, at prices starting from €10 for travel on Mon, Tue, Wed & Thur in January. Since seats at these crazy low prices will be snapped up quickly, we urge passengers to book them immediately on Seats on Ryanair’s new route from Knock to Malaga will start from €55 and go on sale tomorrow 18th December.”

Welcoming the news Joe Gilmore, Managing Director at Ireland West Knock said: “It is a great boost for Ireland West Airport Knock to be expanding our network of destinations with Ryanair. The addition of a new service to Malaga is most welcome given the numbers who travel in their thousands every year to the Costa Del Sol. We are confident that the Malaga programme will be well received by the public and we look forward to working with Ryanair in promoting the new service’.

*Fares exclude the Ireland West Airport Knock Development Fee of €10 which is payable by passengers aged 12 years and over prior to departure.