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Ryanair adds extra services to London and Spain from Ireland West Knock for summer 2014

(February 28th 2014) Ireland West Airport Knock are delighted to welcome extra flights with Ryanair on their hugely popular London Stansted, Lanzarote & Alicante services for the summer months. From May, Ryanair will add a second daily evening departure on Mondays on their hugely popular London Stansted service facilitating same day return options. These additional UK services will provide additional twice daily connectivity to this key market for our business customers in particular, offering even more choice and flexibility for businesses and leisure passengers in both the West and North West regions and also the London market. For the months of June and July Ryanair will also add a second weekly departure on their hugely popular Lanzarote service. Flights to Lanzarote will now depart with Ryanair on Thursdays all year round and in addition on a Saturday during June and July, offering holidaymakers the option of a short weekend break in the sun drenched Canary islands. In August Ryanair also adds a third weekly service to Alicante with flights now operating on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays during both July and August.

These increases are in addition to the three exciting new services which Ryanair launches next month from the airport to Glasgow, Kaunas and Eindhoven. In addition Ryanair has increased capacity by 20% on their London services, adding in 50,000 new seats in 2014 providing great choice for business, leisure and VFR passengers in both our regions and the London market.

Furthermore Ryanair passengers can enjoy further perks this summer where customers can enjoy a small second carry-on bag or airport shopping bag, "quiet flights", allocated seats and use their personal electronic devices at all stages of their flight, making Ryanair the ideal choice for families and friends planning their summer 2014 holiday to any of the 16 exciting destinations which Ryanair now flies to from Ireland West Airport.

Commenting on the further increases in capacity for the summer months, Joe Gilmore, Managing Director, Ireland West Airport Knock said ‘We are delighted to welcome further increases in capacity on Ryanairs popular services to London, Alicante and Lanzarote, which we expect will be hugely popular with our customer base both here and abroad. These new services combined with the exciting new customer service initiatives being introduced by Ryanair are further good news for passengers using the airport’