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Ryanair announces three new routes & increased London frequency from Ireland West Airport Knock

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                                                      Ryanair Boeing 737-800's  Ryanair announced it will open three new routes from Ireland West Airport Knock commencing in April 2014,  to Eindhoven (Holland), Kaunas (Lithuania), Glasgow Prestwick (Scotland), and increased frequency on it's London Luton route delivering an additional 80,000 passengers per annum. Ryanair Deputy CEO Michael Cawley said "Ryanair is pleased to announce 3 new routes and increased frequencies on its London route from Knock from April 2014, which will deliver 80,000 new passengers p.a. and support up to 80 new on-site jobs at Knock. This growth is in direct response to the Government's very welcome decision to scrap the €3 air travel tax from April 2014." The scrapping of the travel tax will help restore Ireland's competitiveness and attractiveness to overseas visitors from the UK and Continental Europe in particular.  Having met with all five of the main Irish airports, an