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Cork Airport’s 2023 Summer Schedule Takes Off

By Dave Simpson
Cork Airport’s 2023 Summer Schedule Takes Off

Cork Airport has officially launched its 2023 summer schedule, which includes 1.2 million seats across 44 scheduled routes, operated by eight airlines.


With over 2.5 million passengers forecast to travel through the airport this year, the 2023 summer schedule is now operational and will run until 29 October 2023.

This summer, Ryanair will operate its largest-ever summer schedule at Cork Airport, with 29 routes. Of these, five are new summer routes, with twice-weekly services to Seville, La Rochelle, Venice Treviso and Rome Fiumicino, along with a three-times weekly service to East Midlands. Ryanair will also operate increased frequencies on 11 routes this summer: London Stansted, Manchester, Birmingham, Liverpool, Lanzarote, Málaga, Faro, Alicante, Palma de Mallorca, Barcelona Reus, and Bordeaux.

Aer Lingus has resumed services to Faro and Málaga, while services to Dubrovnik and Palma de Mallorca will recommence in May. Aer Lingus has increased frequencies on the Málaga and Faro routes from Cork Airport this summer, with the airline operating a daily service to Málaga and a six-times weekly service to Faro in the months of July and August. Aer Lingus will also maintain connectivity to Amsterdam Schiphol (six times weekly, with two services on Monday, Friday and Sunday) and London Heathrow, with a four-times daily service.

On Sunday 26 March, Cork Airport welcomed the return of Air France, operating a daily service to Paris Charles de Gaulle. KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will operate a twice-daily service to Amsterdam Schiphol, while Lufthansa and SWISS International Air Lines (operated by Edelweiss) will return in April, operating services to Frankfurt and Zurich, respectively.


Aer Lingus Regional will restore connectivity to the south-west of the UK, as it commences a six-times weekly service to Bristol. This new service will be operated by Emerald Airlines.


Speaking at the launch of the Cork Airport 2023 summer schedule, head of aviation business development Tara Finn said, “We have an incredibly jam-packed summer schedule on offer at Cork Airport this year. With 44 routes across the UK and Continental Europe, there is superb choice to be had from Ireland’s second-busiest airport. The highlights of this year’s extensive summer schedule are new routes to great destinations, such as Seville, La Rochelle, Rome, and Venice Treviso, along with increased frequencies on no less than 13 routes. Business passengers will be well catered for this summer, with the return of services to Frankfurt with Lufthansa, twice-daily services to Amsterdam Schiphol with KLM, and the much-anticipated return of a daily service to Paris Charles de Gaulle with Air France.”

The managing director at Cork Airport, Niall MacCarthy, added, “We have a great team in Cork Airport, working hard every day to make your passenger journey easier. We strive to provide friendly service in a spotlessly clean building, with short, easy security queues, friendly greetings upon your return trip, and fast baggage return, to get you on your way quickly. Our travel advisory remains to arrive 90 minutes before your flight, and we will see you safely on your way. If you have not tried Cork Airport in a while for your family summer holiday, give it a try this year.”

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