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Cork Airport Launches 2019 Summer Schedule

Cork Airport has launched its summer schedule for 2019, highlighting eight new routes operating out of the airport this season.

In total, there are now 52 routes on offer over the course of the year - to the UK, Continental Europe and the east coast of the USA, along with daily long-haul connectivity through major European hub airports.

To download a copy of Cork Airport’s 2019 Summer Schedule, visit www.corkairport.com.

Aer Lingus commences two new twice-weekly routes this summer, to Dubrovnik, Croatia, from 4th May to 28th September on Tuesdays and Saturdays; while its Nice, France, service will run 17th April to 23rd October on Sundays and Wednesdays. This will also be the first summer season for Aer Lingus’ new year-round Cork to Lisbon route, which commenced last October. It operates twice-weekly on Mondays and Fridays.

Ryanair has five new routes this summer, to Naples, Italy; Poznań, Poland; Budapest; Malta; and Luton. Ryanair has added an extra 45,000 seats to routes across France, Italy and Spain this summer season.

Further routes operating this summer include a three-times weekly service to Boston Providence with Norwegian; flights to Bordeaux and Carcassonne (Ryanair); Paris (Aer Lingus and Air France); and Rennes (Aer Lingus). For Italy, Milan-Bergamo is served by Ryanair; and Verona by Volotea.

Cork Airport Managing Director, Niall MacCarthy, said: “We are delighted to see our two biggest airline partners, Aer Lingus and Ryanair, expand their route network from Cork Airport this summer. The new routes are among the top requested destinations from our passengers.”

In total, over 2.6m are forecast to travel through Cork Airport this year, representing an increase of 8% in passenger numbers compared to 2018.

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