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January 7th, 2011

flybe to fly from Knock to Edinburgh

Perhaps encroaching on Ryanair‘s territory, flybe are to begin flying from Knock to Edinburgh this year. They will begin flying five times per week on this route from 19 April 2011. Tickets are available at www.flybe.com.

January 18th, 2009

Ryanair announces expansion at Bristol, Edinburgh and Alicante

Ryanair have this week announced a massive expansion of their operations from Bristol (from July 2009), Edinburgh (from April 2009) and Alicante (from June 2009). The new routes that they will launch are as follows:

June 21st, 2008

Ryanair to fly Knock – Liverpool route

Ryanair are to begin flying from Knock to Liverpool. They will operate daily flights on this route from 27 October 2008.

November 9th, 2007

New Birmingham and Glasgow routes for bmibaby

bmibaby will launch two new routes on 12 February 2008. These are from Birmingham to Krakow and from Glasgow (International) to Knock. Flights on these routes are available to book now at www.bmibaby.com.

May 24th, 2007

Ryanair makes Bristol their 20th base

Today, Ryanair announced that Bristol would become their 20th European base. They announced 13 new routes from their airport, which will begin from November 2007. These include flights from Bristol to Bratislava, Riga, Katowice, Rzeszow, Wroclaw, Poznan, Budapest, Salzburg, Oporto, Knock, Milan (Orio al Serio) and Dinard. This move may surprise some, given that Bristol is a well established easyJet base, and has been for many years.

Ryanair had also announced a new route from Bristol to Derry, but the future of Derry became uncertain today when it had its license to operate flights revoked by the UK Civil Aviation Authority. All flights to Derry are suspended with immediate effect.

October 5th, 2006

Ryanair expansion at Nottingham East Midlands

From 12 February 2007, Ryanair will expand their operation from East Midlands. During a two week period they will launch 10 new routes. They will begin flying to Inverness, Knock, Valencia, Santiago de Compostela, Granada, Alghero, Milan (Orio al Serio), Pisa, Krakow and Bratislava.

September 13th, 2005

Ryanair announces 3rd Knock to London connection

On 30 October 2005, Ryanair will launch a new route between Knock and London (Luton). This is in addition to the routes they already operate to Stansted and Gatwick.

November 19th, 2004

Ryanair announce 4 new routes

Ryanair will launch 4 new routes next year. From London (Gatwick) they will launch a new route to Knock on 19 January.

They will also begin 3 new routes from London (Stansted) including Brno in Czech Republic (24 March) and Granada (7 February) in Spain, both of which are new destinations for low-cost airlines in Europe.

They also launch a new route to the Polish city of Wroclaw on 24 March.

September 23rd, 2004

easyJet introduces 5 new routes including routes to Ireland

easyJet have decided to begin flying routes to Ireland for the first time, service will commence on 28 January 2005. They will begin flying from London (Gatwick) to Shannon, Cork and Knock.

In addition, they will add 2 new Spanish routes (beginning 01 March 2005) from Gatwick, Almeria and Valencia. This will bring the number of routes they fly from Gatwick to 29.

July 27th, 2004

bmibaby announces new routes from Birmingham

Further to their announcement last week that they were due to form a new base at Birmingham (International), bmibaby have today announced the 9 new routes they will be flying from 7 January 2005 from Birmingham. These include: Alicante, Knock, Amsterdam, Belfast (International), Edinburgh, Geneva, Malaga, Palma (Mallorca) and Prague.

This new base is in addition to their already-established hub at East Midlands.

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