Cork Airport 9 June 2023

Cork Airport announced it welcomed it’s one millionth passenger of 2023 over June Bank Holiday weekend. Cork welcomed a total of 262,318 passengers during May, representing a 28% uplift on May 2022 and 10% increase versus May 2019.

Looking ahead to the peak summer months ahead. Spain remains the firm favourite for Munster passengers, as Cork Airport recently added a new Ryanair route to Seville. There are now 10 Spanish destinations are now served from Cork Airport. Malaga, Lanzarote, Reus, Alicante and Valencia rank amongst the most popular for passengers across the South of Ireland.

Cork Airport  Managing Director Niall MacCarthy said “Summer 2023 is shaping up to be busier than 2019 passenger levels at Cork Airport. Our team is trained and ready to welcome our passengers with a smile on their face and provide an easy, calm, friendly experience this June Bank Holiday weekend. We encourage anyone south of Kildare who hasn’t booked their summer holidays yet, to book through Cork Airport. Good value online car parking and a smooth, quick passenger experience are our unique selling points, which we take great pride in delivering to our passengers”.

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