Cork Airport and its airline partner Aer Lingus have launched new self-service platforms at the airport following a €200,000 capital investment. The automated self-service technology includes six self-service kiosks and two self-service bag drops.
The new services allow Aer Lingus passengers to check-in for flights through common-use self-service kiosks.
"Introducing New Automated Technologies To Increase Operational Efficiency"
In a statement on Cork Airport's website, Cork Airport managing director Niall MacCarthy said, "This year, passenger numbers travelling through Cork Airport will hit 2.6 million, up 8% on 2018 and making us Ireland's fastest growing airport. As we head into 2020 with more growth forecast, we are introducing new automated technologies to increase operational efficiency and further enhance passenger experience at the airport.
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"We are delighted to announce these new self-service kiosks and baggage drops, hosted by our key airline partners Aer Lingus and Aer Lingus Regional. Our aim is to make Cork Airport the airport of choice for those who value convenience and a stress-free travel experience wherever they live in Munster or south Leinster. We encourage passengers to leave stress behind when flying and love taking off from Cork Airport."
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