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Kerry Airport Gets Two New Chalair Services To France

By Dave Simpson
Kerry Airport Gets Two New Chalair Services To France

Two new Chalair services to France from Kerry Airport have been announced.


As reported by, the new services will be operated by Chalair from Kerry Airport to Quimper and Brest, in Brittany, weekly on Saturdays during the summer from 1 July, using 70-seater ATR 72 aircraft.

Statements quoted Kerry Airport CEO John Mulhern as saying, “The airline has been serving Brittany for many years, and these new routes from Kerry will be the airline’s first in Ireland.

“They will be a welcome addition to the offerings for passengers from Kerry Airport seeking to explore and relax in a most beautiful region of France, while the French people will now have new routes into Ireland to enjoy all that Kerry and the region has to offer.

“Ultimately, this will boost the local economy during the peak tourism season and sow the seeds for the development of additional routes from France in the years to come.”

ADVERTISEMENT also quoted Chalair CEO Alain Battisti as saying, “Ireland, and specifically County Kerry, is a very popular destination for French tourists from the west of France, and no doubt that Brittany is, and will be, a must-go destination for people from Munster and beyond.”

Ryanair Summer Schedule For Kerry

The aforementioned follows news that Ryanair has announced its summer schedule for Kerry Airport.

According to a statement published on, Ryanair will have 7% more capacity than last summer, carrying more than 350,000 passengers to and from Kerry Airport this summer, with the schedule supporting more than 430 local jobs and delivering seven routes, 76 weekly flights, and increased frequencies on routes to Alicante and Manchester.

Read More: Ryanair Announces Its Summer Schedule For Kerry Airport

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