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Ryanair Celebrate 9.5 Millionth Passenger At Cork Airport

16 July 2013

Ryanair, today (16 July) celebrated carrying its 9.5millionth passenger to/from Cork. In just 26 years Ryanair has grown from a one route operation at Cork to now offering passengers in the South West a choice of 24 top European destinations across 7 countries. 

To celebrate carrying 9.5 m passengers to/from Cork, Ryanair is launching a 100,000 seat sale across its entire European network with fares starting from as little as €22.99 for travel in September and October. These seats must be booked on before midnight (24:00hrs) Thurs (18 July). 

Cork Airport’s Director, Niall MacCarthy said:
“ I am delighted to welcome Ryanair’s 9.5 millionth Passenger through Cork Airport and to be within reach of another significant milestone within the next 12 months”, said Niall MacCarthy, Cork Airport Director. “The growth in Ryanair’s Passenger base at Cork Airport since 1986 has been impressive and we are delighted to see the Airline serve 24 destinations from Cork this year”, he said. “The announcement of the new East Midlands service for the forthcoming winter season will contribute a further 60,000 Passengers to the 9.5 million in the next twelve months”, he added. 

Ryanair’s Maria Macken said:
“Ryanair is delighted to celebrate carrying 9.5m passengers to and from Cork Airport. Ryanair began operating at Cork airport 26 years ago with a route to London Stansted and today it offers passengers in the South West a choice of 24 destinations across 7 countries including a new winter route to East Midlands.

To celebrate our 9.5m passenger milestone, Ryanair is releasing 100,000 seats across our entire European network at fares starting from just €22.99 for travel in September and October. Since seats at these crazy low prices will be snapped up quickly, we urge passengers to book them immediately by logging on to Europe’s largest travel website – and Ireland’s number one airline website –” 

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