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Ryanair Announces Its Summer 2023 Schedule For Cork Airport

By Dave Simpson

Ryanair has announced its largest summer 2023 schedule for Cork Airport, which includes five new routes to Seville, La Rochelle, East Midlands, Venice Treviso and Rome Fiumicino.

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Cork Airport next year expects to welcome over 2.4 million passengers in total, and Ryanair will operate 270 flights each week between March and October 2023.

Along with the new routes announced, Ryanair has announced increased frequencies on its services to Faro, Malaga, Alicante, Palma de Mallorca, Lanzarote, and Barcelona Reus.

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Additionally, Cork Airport's Italian connectivity will be enhanced next summer with services to Rome Fiumicino, Milan Bergamo, Pisa, and Venice Treviso.

Statements

Managing director at Cork Airport, Niall MacCarthy said, "I am thrilled to announce Ryanair's biggest ever summer schedule, in this their 35th year operating at Cork Airport. With over 1.4 million seats on sale next summer, ranging from vibrant city destinations like Rome, Valencia, Venice, Bordeaux, Milan, Edinburgh, London, and Liverpool to exciting sun destinations such as Faro, Malaga, Lanzarote, Sardinia, Alicante and many more, there is a superb route offering from Cork Airport with Ryanair. Everyone who flies from Cork Airport knows how convenient, quick, reliable, and friendly the service is. We recommend passengers to bear that convenience in mind when booking family holidays in 2023."

MacCarthy added, "For passengers across Munster and the south of Ireland, Cork Airport offers the best choice of destinations next summer. I would like to thank Ryanair for its continued commitment to Cork Airport and we look forward to continuing our very strong business relationship, to improve the route offering from Munster’s busiest airport."

Head of aviation business development at Cork Airport Tara Finn said, "Today's announcement by Ryanair of the addition of these new routes along with increased capacity on existing routes is very welcome news. There is a very strong working relationship between Cork Airport and Ryanair, the fruits of which are borne in today's announcement. Cork Airport will continue to work with Ryanair to add even more routes over the coming years to the extensive route offering available from Ireland’s second busiest airport."

CEO at Ryanair DAC Eddie Wilson said, "As Europe and Ireland's most reliable airline, Ryanair is delighted to announce even more growth for the south-west with our biggest ever Cork schedule, offering 270 weekly flights (+20% vs S'22) across 29 routes, incl. our exciting new La Rochelle, Rome, Seville, Venice Treviso, and East Midlands routes for summer '23. Underpinned by our $300m investment in Cork Airport, this record schedule offers a huge selection of sunny hotspots and city break destinations, as well as increased frequencies across popular routes like Alicante, Faro, Liverpool, and Palma. Ryanair's commitment to growing traffic and increasing connectivity to Cork means it will become the first Irish state airport to fully restore pre-pandemic traffic levels. The further 20% growth Ryanair will deliver to Cork next summer is fantastic news for Ryanair customers in the south-west and is a direct result of Cork's long-term commitment to maintain competitive airport charges, which provide the cost certainty required for Ryanair to invest and grow in the region and continue to drive economic growth, jobs, and much-needed inbound tourism."

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