Cork Airport shortlisted in competition to be new route in Eurowings winter schedule

Cork Airport shortlisted in competition to be new route in Eurowings winter schedule

Cork Airport has been shortlisted as one of the destinations as a new route for German airline Eurowings.

The airline is holding a 'Vote & Fly' competition to select a new route to be part of its 2018/2019 winter schedule.

The first round of competition, which will have a European-wide public vote, will run for one week until March 12.

Cork Airport is the only Irish airport in the running and will be going up against Aarhus (Denmark), Stavanger (Norway), Košice (Slovakia), Ljubljana (Slovenia), and Friedrichshafen (Germany).

The top three finalists will go forward for a live vote on March 13.

Speaking about the competition, Cork Airport Managing Director, Niall MacCarthy said: "We are delighted to be included in the shortlist of European airports, and the win would be a major boost to the region as well as the whole of Ireland.

"I’m urging everyone to take the time to vote for Cork Airport over the next week, and get us into the final three.

"We need the public’s support to land this wonderful opportunity to secure a new route for the south of Ireland."

People can vote here.

- Digital Desk

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