Cork Airport shortlisted for route-development marketing award

Cork Airport has been shortlisted for a global marketing award.

The World Routes Marketing Awards are for the best and most effective marketing in route development within the aviation industry.

Cork Airport has announced three new routes this year, London City, Cardiff and Dusseldorf, as well as two new airlines, CityJet and Flybe.

The winner will be announced on September 21 at the World Routes ceremony in Durban, South Africa.

"We have had a number of new route announcements already this year with the addition of three new routes, London City, Cardiff and Dusseldorf as well as the addition of two new airlines, CityJet and Flybe," said Cork Airport head of communications Kevin Cullinane.

"The Aviation Marketing Team has been working tirelessly to attract new routes and we are determined to build on our recent successes.

"We are very proud of the new routes we’ve secured to our schedule of over 50 direct services.

"Liaising with key tourism stakeholders both locally and in the destination markets as well as the respective airports at the other end of the new routes has been crucial to landing the new routes for Cork Airport."

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