Cork Airport has officially launched its 2024 Summer Schedule, featuring 2.4 million seats across 48 routes, operated by eight airlines. The summer schedule, which will come into effect on Sunday, March 31 was launched by Angela Walsh, President of the Irish Travel Agents Association at an event in Cork city, in the company of civic and business representatives, airline and airport stakeholders, tourism bodies, members of the travel trade along with local, regional, and national media.

Cork Airport Head of Aviation Business Development Tara Finn said “With an unrivalled choice of 48 routes from Cork Airport between April and October, the summer season is shaping up to be an incredibly busy one. We’re particularly pleased to introduce three new services to Brussels Charleroi, Zadar, and Rhodes, operated by Ryanair. This summer, book early and book Cork.”

Aer Lingus will operate nine services from Cork Airport this summer season, following the success of their winter service to Tenerife, Aer Lingus will extend the operation of the service to the popular Canary Island throughout the summer season.

Air France will resume their daily service to Paris Charles de Gaulle. KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will continue to operate their twice-daily service to Amsterdam Schiphol, providing onward connections to over 150 destinations.

Lufthansa and SWISS International Airlines will return to Cork Airport in April, operating services to Frankfurt (three-times weekly) and Zurich (twice-weekly) respectively.

Ryanair will operate 32 routes from Cork Airport to destinations across the UK, France, Belgium, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Croatia, Poland, and Greece this summer, including three new destinations – Brussels Charleroi, Rhodes, and Zadar. A new, direct connection with Brussels Charleroi will commence on Sunday, March 31 and further enhances links with the wider Benelux region. The three-times weekly service (Wednesday, Friday, Sunday) will also stand to benefit inbound tourism, providing direct air access to the scenic South of Ireland for Belgian holidaymakers.

With strong demand for a direct service to Greece, it is expected that this new service will prove to be popular with passengers from across the South of Ireland. The service to Rhodes commences on Saturday, June 1 and will operate twice weekly (Wednesday, Saturday).

TUI will operate charter services to Reus, Lanzarote, and Palma de Mallorca – with each of those services commencing on Saturday, May 4.

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