• Austrian based airline Lauda, a subsidiary of Ryanair Holdings, has announced a new service to Palma Majorca from the Ireland West airport Knock.

    The new Majorca service will commence on March 31st 2020 and operate twice weekly on Tuesdays and Fridays throughout the summer period using an Airbus A320, aircraft.

    Lauda is a low-cost carrier based in Vienna in Austria and currently flies to 38 destinations across Europe.

    The Palma route will be a non-stop service from Knock and will see the Lauda fleet grow to 33 aircraft at 4 bases in Vienna, Stuttgart, Dusseldorf and Palma.

    Lauda airline tickets start from €19.99 and flights to Palma Majorca can be booked by visiting and

    Andreas Gruber, CEO, Lauda told Midwest Radio News that the airline is excited to expand into the Irish market.

  • Ireland West Airport Knock says Lauda is suspending flights on the new Majorca route until the 9th April, due to Covid-19 and Government travel restrictions.

    All Lauda flights are being suspended from today until midnight on 8th April, and all affected passengers will be contacted by e-mail.

    The new service between Knock and Majorca was due to commence from the end of this month, with flights on Tuesdays and Fridays.

    All other flights in and out of Ireland West Airport Knock are continuing to operate as scheduled.