Aer Lingus has today announced that it is to increase the capacity of a number of popular routes from Cork Airport for Summer 2017.
A total of 1.1million seats will be available next summer to London and popular sun and European city destinations such as Amsterdam, Barcelona, Faro, Palma and Paris.
An additional daily flight will be available from Cork to London Heathrow, Monday to Saturday boosting the available seats to London by 26,000.
Niall MacCarthy, Managing Director at Cork Airport said: ““I am delighted that our oldest and largest airline partner, Aer Lingus, is here today in Cork to announce further capacity and passenger growth for next year. Heathrow, our largest route across all our airline partners, is a mainstay of our Cork operation for both direct London and long haul connectivity.
Mike Rutter, Aer Lingus Chief Operating Officer, said today: “Aer Lingus is delighted to announce 1.1 million seats in and out of Cork as part of our 2017 summer schedule and to retain our position as the leading carrier operating from Cork and serving the wider Munster region.
“We are also pleased to offer an additional 21,000 seats to the sun and greater frequency on key sun routes such as Alicante and Faro. We look forward to welcoming our Munster guests on board in summer 2017.”