Weston Airport owner seeking permission to increase traffic of executive jets

Galway-based builder Conneely writes to An Bord Pleanála saying he thinks 200 jobs can be created if services are ramped up

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer @whytebarry
26th August, 2018

The owner of Weston Airport, Galway builder Brian Conneely, believes 200 jobs could be created there through developments such as a ramping up of its executive jet services.

In a filing to An Bord Pleanála, Conneely wrote that he had been approached by “several executive jet operators”, including Hewlett-Packard, Intel and Netjets, which had “expressed a strong interest in using Weston Airport as an alternative to Dublin Airport”.

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