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Ryanair Announces New Routes From Cork To Rome (Fiumicino) And Newcastle

By Dave Simpson
Ryanair Announces New Routes From Cork To Rome (Fiumicino) And Newcastle

Ryanair has announced new winter services from Cork Airport to Rome Leonardo da Vinci (Fiumicino) Airport and Newcastle International Airport.


Both new services will commence in October 2022 and operate twice weekly for the duration of the winter. Bookings for the service to Newcastle are currently on sale on, with the service to Rome (Fiumicino) having gone on sale on Tuesday 14 June.

Statement By The Head Of Aviation Business Development At Cork Airport

The head of aviation business development at Cork Airport, Tara Finn, stated, “I am delighted to share positive news with today’s announcement by Ryanair of significant expansion at Cork Airport for the upcoming winter season. With the much-sought connection to Rome (Fiumicino) finally secured, and the addition of Newcastle, this will bring the total number of Ryanair routes available from Cork Airport in 2022 to 27 – our largest choice of Ryanair routes ever. The people of Cork and Munster have asked for a direct route to Rome for years, and we hope this exciting new route to Europe’s third-largest capital city will prove popular with both Irish outbound and Italian inbound visitors alike. The welcome addition of Newcastle will cater to both Irish and UK visitors, but also for those travelling to Premier League games in the 2022/2023 season.”

Statement By The Acting Managing Director At Cork Airport

The acting managing director at Cork Airport, Roy O’Driscoll, stated, “This is amazing news from Ryanair. Rome has very much been a missing piece of our route network for a number of years. I am delighted that Ryanair will offer connectivity to one of Europe’s largest and most-visited capital cities. With the announcement of a service to Newcastle, we have further enhanced our connectivity to the UK market – in this instance, with Newcastle and the north-east region, which is a popular destination for weekend and city breaks.”

Statement By The Director Of Digital And Marketing At Ryanair

The director of digital and marketing at Ryanair, Dara Brady, stated, “We are pleased to announce two new and exciting routes for Ryanair’s winter ’22/’23 schedule from Cork, to Newcastle and Rome. Both routes will operate twice weekly, giving our Cork customers more choice when planning a winter getaway. With its vibrant nightlife, culture and entertainment, Newcastle is a perfect weekend break destination, and in Rome there are endless options of Italian cuisine to try, in between visiting an abundance of historical art and architecture. To celebrate the announcement of these new routes, Ryanair has launched a limited-time seat sale, with fares available from just €19.99 for travel from October ’22 until March ’23, which must be booked by the 16th of June 2022 on”

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