According to new figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO) Cork Airport has seen a 10.7% increase in passenger numbers for the first quarter of 2019, compared to the same period the previous year.
More than 474,000 passengers have travelled through the airport in the first three months of the year. The increase is the largest of all Irish airports for the period.
Commenting on the new figures, Managing Director at Cork Airport, Niall MacCarthy, said: “It is extremely positive to see that close to half a million passengers travelled through Cork Airport in the first quarter of the year and that this growth momentum has continued well into the second quarter. With over 50 routes on offer direct from Cork Airport, along with multiple long-haul options through the major international hubs across Europe, there has never been greater choice.”
“The 10.7% growth in passenger numbers highlights our commitment to work continuously with our airline partners, to grow our business and ensure greater choice and flexibilitiy for those flying from Cork Airport. We have enjoyed an incredibly strong start to the year and we look forward to sustaining this momentum for the remainder of 2019 and into 2020.”