Cork Airport

Ryanair Celebrates Ten Years Of Its Base At Cork Airport

Apr 28, 2015

Ryanair today celebrated its 10th anniversary of its base at Cork Airport. Ryanair operates 19 direct routes from Ireland’s second busiest airport, providing excellent connectivity to destinations across the UK and Europe. To celebrate the anniversary, Ryanair is holding a seat sale for travel in May and June if booked by Thursday, April 30.

Niall MacCarthy, Managing Director at Cork Airport said: “We at Cork Airport have had a strong working relationship with Ryanair since the airline operated its first flight from the airport in 1987. In that time, Ryanair has carried nearly 11 million passengers to routes right across Europe. “We’re delighted to mark this milestone with Ryanair and we look forward to celebrating many more over the coming years.”

Ryanair’s Sales and Marketing Executive, Lisa Buckley said: “Ryanair is delighted to celebrate the 10th anniversary of its base at Cork airport. Ryanair started operations at Cork airport 28 years ago with a route to London Luton and today offers customers in the South a choice of 19 routes to top European destinations including Barcelona, Gdansk and London Stansted. “To celebrate the 10th anniversary of our base at Cork Airport we are releasing seats on sale from €19.99 for travel in May and June, which are available for booking until midnight Thursday (30 April). Since these amazing low prices will be snapped up quickly, customers should log onto and avoid missing out,” she added.

Cork Airport is the international gateway to the south of Ireland and is uniquely positioned at the start of the Wild Atlantic Way and Ireland’s Ancient East. Welcoming over 6,000 passengers a day, and more than 11,000 passengers a day in peak season, it is the country’s second largest and busiest airport after Dublin. More than 2.1 million passengers travel through the airport each year, flying to top destinations across the UK and throughout continental Europe. Cork Airport was voted best in the world for passenger satisfaction in the ACI Regional Airport Survey in summer 2013.