A number of new and returning air services have been announced for airports on the island of Ireland.
Cork Airport has announced that it has officially launched its 2022 summer schedule, which includes over 40 scheduled routes, served by 8 airlines.
The summer schedule is currently operational and will run until 29 October 2022.
This summer, Ryanair will operate its largest ever summer schedule at Cork Airport, with 25 routes on offer, including seven new routes, which are daily services to Manchester and Edinburgh, a thrice-weekly service to Birmingham, and twice-weekly services to Venice, Pisa, Alghero (Sardinia) and Valencia. Ryanair has also restored connectivity To London, with daily services to London Stansted and London Gatwick, and a five times weekly service to London Luton.
Aer Lingus has commenced a five-times weekly service to Malaga, thrice-weekly services to Lanzarote, Faro and Palma, and a twice weekly service to Dubrovnik, Croatia, and has also restored connectivity to Amsterdam and to London Heathrow, with a four times daily service to the latter.
Cork Airport also stated that it welcomes the return of its European airline partners, Air France, Lufthansa and SWISS International Airlines, which will join its existing European airline partners KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and Vueling.
Vueling is currently operating a thrice weekly service to Paris (Orly), KLM Royal Dutch Airlines currently operates a twice daily service to Amsterdam, Air France currently operates a six times weekly service to Paris (Charles de Gaulle), Lufthansa will resume a thrice weekly service to Frankfurt on 13 May 13, and SWISS International Airlines is currently operating a twice weekly service to Zurich.
According to a statement published on DublinAirport.com, Air Canada has announced that it will resume its non-stop seasonal services between Dublin and Vancouver four-times weekly from 3 June until 30 September 2022 and from Dublin to Montreal three-times weekly from 2 June until 1 October 2022.
In a statement published on Corporate.Ryanair.com, Ryanair has announced a new twice weekly winter 2022 route between Dublin and Genoa.
According to a separate statement published on DublinAirport.com, PLAY has launched a new four times weekly service between Dublin and Reykjavik.
In another statement published on DublinAirport.com, Dublin Airport has welcomed an expansion by American Airlines of its Dublin routes, with direct daily flights to Charlotte, Dallas, Chicago and Philadelphia operating this summer, which join American Airlines' existing year-round daily service from Philadelphia.
Additionally, in a different statement published on DublinAirport.com, Dublin Airport has welcomed the launch of a new Dublin Express bus service between the airport and the city centre, which will operate every half hour and serve Dublin Airport, Docklands, Custom House Quay, Eden Quay, Pearse Street Station, Trinity College, Merrion Square and Charlotte Way.
Belfast International Airport
According to a statement published on BelfastAirport.com, Jet2.com and Jet2holidays have adding more flights and holidays from Belfast International Airport to Gran Canaria for the summer of 2022.
EasyJet has announced the launch of a new summer route from Belfast International to Mahon on the Balearic Island of Menorca, which is now operating up to twice a week on Tuesdays and Saturdays until 29 October 2022.
Belfast City Airport
According to a statement published on BelfastCityAirport.com, easyJet has announced that it will operate a new daily route between Belfast City Airport and Liverpool from 1 July.
According to a statement published on ShannonGroup.ie, a new twice weekly Ryanair service from Shannon Airport to Barcelona-Girona has been launched and will operate on Tuesdays and Saturdays until the end of October of this year.
Ryanair Announces Extra Flights To Paris For Champions League Final
Additionally, in another statement published on Corporate.Ryanair.com, Ryanair has announced the addition of more than 3,000 extra seats from Dublin and Liverpool to accommodate individuals travelling to Paris for the 2022 Champions League final on 28 May, with two extra flights operating from Dublin to Paris Beauvais on both 27 and 28 May, four and three extra flights operating from Liverpool to Paris Beauvais on 27 and 28 May, respectively, and two extra flights operating from Paris Beauvais to Dublin on 29 May, and five extra flights operating from Paris Beauvais to Liverpool on 29 May.
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