April 23, 2024
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Wheels in motion: Kilkenny company launches new airport service, creating 70 jobs

The new 24-hour-a-day Dublin Airport passenger service operated by a Kilkenny company will take its first passengers next week.

Dublin Express, a new venture from Bernard Kavanagh Coaches Urlingford, in conjunction with giant UK coach operator National Express, will result in the creation of 70 new jobs.

The news service will begin operations next Tuesday, March 3 and will operate a total of 72 services round the clock on the first three services rolled out which will run to and from Dublin Airport to the Custom House, Smithfield and Merrion Square.

A single journey on the Dublin Express will cost €6.

Earlier this year Bernard Kavanagh Coaches reached an agreement with National Express, to run the new service. Bernard Kavanagh Coaches is already Ireland’s largest private coach operator sand received 26 new coaches over the past 18 month which will be put to use in the new service.

As part of the new service passengers can expect a range of modern comfort features, including extra legroom, free WiFi and charging sockets, real-time tracking of their coach, easy booking and payment, and contactless ticketing.

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