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A local TD claims that without a Public Service Obligation for Donegal airport, it would struggle to survive. That’s according to Leas Cheann Comhairle Pat ‘the cope’ Gallagher who has submitted a PSO in a public consultation in the hope to secure the overall future of the airport. Without one,…

Two airports in west and north west have received over 2.5 million euro in funding. Ireland West Airport Knock is set to benefit from over 1.9 million euro, while Donegal Airport will receive over 650,00 in funding from the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport. The funding, which is granted…

Donegal Airport in Carrickfinn is to receive €326,700 in funding for the development of the airport. The funding package was secured by the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport. The grant is being made as part of the Regional Airports Programme capital investments in the areas of safety and security…

The Donegal Airport to Glasgow flight is under threat. While the flight to Dublin from Carrickfin Airport has been secured for the next four years. The flight to Scotland is thought to be in jeopardy. 11,000 passengers flew to Glasgow from Donegal in 2017, but Stobard Air, who operate the…

There’s a welcome boost in funding for airports in the region. Ireland West Airport Knock has been approved for €1.8m in funding from the Department of Tourism Transport and Sport. While Donegal Airport is to receive nearly €700,000 Donegal Airport carried over 89,000 passengers in the past year while nearly…

The airports in the North West are a key part of a new promotional campaign for the Wild Atlantic Way. Failte Ireland says it’s been working closely with Ireland West Airport Knock as well as Donegal and Derry airports as part of a new 2017 promotion in Britain. It was…

The minister for transport, tourism and sport Shane Ross has announced almost 1.2 million euro in funding support for airports in the west & northwest. Ireland West Airport Knock is to receive 870 thousand euro with Donegal airport getting 320 thousand. The allocations are being made under the Regional Airports…