Norwegian Airline flights suspended at Cork Airport for remainder of summer

Flights with Norwegian Airlines to and from Cork Airport have been suspended for the remainder of the summer season.

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Cork Airport expecting 55,000 passengers over June Bank Holiday weekend

The airport says arrivals and departures will be up 10% over the same period last year with June 1 expected to be the busiest day.

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Chaos when passengers used emergency exits to get off plane at Cork Airport, report states

Passengers climbed out through emergency exits onto the wings of an Aer Lingus aeroplane when they panicked after the pilot told them to disembark rapidly at Cork Airport.

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Daa plans €40m development spend for Cork Airport over next four years

The Daa expects to retain control of Cork Airport and plans to invest €40m in its development over the next four-to-five years.

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Norwegian Air flights from Ireland to US unlikely to return for summer schedule, claims MEP

Norwegian Air flights from Cork and Shannon to the US east coast are now unlikely to return for the entire summer schedule, an MEP has claimed, as the firm admitted it is unlikely to return to profitability this year.

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Busy weekend for Cork Airport as figures show 11% rise in passengers

The airport will be a hive of activity this Easter holiday weekend.

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Cork and Shannon US flights delayed further as passenger frustration mounts

The return of flights from Cork and Shannon to the US east coast this summer remain in doubt as various US airlines signalled the Boeing 737 Max aircraft will not fly until at least mid-August.

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Cork airport launches eight new routes

Cork Airport has launched eight new routes to its summer schedule offering new services to Croatia, Italy, France, Hungary, and Poland.

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Cork Airport announces eight new routes for summer season

Holidaymakers in the south will have the option to visit destinations from Dubrovnik to Lisbon, and from Naples to Poznań, with new flights.

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Dublin to fly Cork and Shannon's Norwegian passengers to US next week

Norwegian said in response to the suspension of Boeing 737 Max planes by European aviation authorities, which are used on its Cork and Shannon routes to the US, it would transport passengers by bus to Dublin, where they will fly on different Boeing aircraft.

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Cork Airport continues growth with further development

“We are delighted to officially open our open plan office facility (the Hub) in the terminal, along with the Airport Control Centre today," said Niall MacCarthy, Managing Director at Cork Airport.

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Cork Airport sees monthly passenger numbers rise 10%

Cork Airport recorded a 10% increase in passenger numbers in February when compared to the same month last year.

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Cork-New York flights ‘within three years’

Shopping excursions to Fifth Avenue and tours of downtown Manhattan could finally be a reality for Cork Airport passengers after management said direct New York flights are “two to three years” away.

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Cork has Ireland’s most punctual airport

Cork Airport is Ireland’s most punctual airport, according to new research.

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Cork Airport eyeing more transatlantic flights; Waterford Airport awaits decision on future

Cork Airport is targeting further transatlantic opportunities, while a decision on the future of Waterford Airport is said to be imminent.

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Pilot on flight to Cork declared Mayday due to smoke in the cockpit

Pilots on the aircraft, which was en route from Birmingham, received an electrical fault warning followed by signs of smoke in the cockpit.

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Cork Airport staff’s good deeds recognised with PMI award

A pat on the back for a good deed done is always welcome, even though volunteers are not seeking recognition when they freely give their time to others

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Cork Airport wins National Project award for charity fundraising efforts

Cork Airport's Charity of the Year programme has won the Social Good - Corporate award at the National Project Awards 2018.

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Cork Airport welcomes additional summer flights with Ryanair

Cork Airport has welcomed Ryanair's additional return flights to France, Italy and Spain for its Summer 2019 season.

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Cork Airport eyes 7% growth

Cork Airport will facilitate 2.6m passengers during 2019, representing a 7% increase on this year’s numbers, its chief executive has said.

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Aer Lingus announce new routes from Cork to France and Croatia

Aer Lingus has announced it will start summer season flights from Cork Airport to Nice and Dubrovnik from early next May.

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Aer Lingus announces new routes from Cork as IAG reports 'strong' profit results

Cork Airport has welcomed the addition of new routes to Nice and Dubrovnik as part of Aer Lingus’ summer 2019 schedule.

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Upgrades for Cork and Shannon airports but no new terminals

New infrastructure including boarding gates, stands, and passenger handling facilities will be needed for Cork and Shannon but no new terminal capacity or runways, a report for the Government says.

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Air France expands Cork to Paris service

Cork Airport has today welcomed Air France’s expansion plans on its Cork to Paris service.

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Cork Airport wins prestigious global marketing award

Cork Airport has won a global accolade recognising excellence in aviation marketing.

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Ryanair announce new route from Cork Airport

Ryanair have announced a new route between Cork and London Luton.

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Ireland's main airports contribute €10.2bn to the economy

A new report from the Oireachtas has shown that Ireland's main airports contribute €10.2 billion to the economy and have seen passenger numbers grow by almost 50% since 2012.

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Main runway at Cork Airport reopens after private jet suffered burst wheel

The main runway at Cork Airport has reopened after an earlier incident.

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Norwegian to grow Irish-US flights by a third

Low-cost, long-haul carrier Norwegian Air has said it will increase flights from Irish airports next summer by more than a third — while also confirming Cork’s first transatlantic flights to the US, which had been in doubt, would return.

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US visitor boon for Cork tourism

The US is closing in on UK visitors in terms of Cork tourist numbers, industry stakeholders have said — as it was revealed 31,000 have used the first ever transatlantic flights between Cork and the US East Coast in the past year.

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Cork Airport key to EU tourist growth

Cork Airport is key to a European tourist recruitment drive to bolster visitor numbers in the region, according to business and tourism figures.

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Over 50,000 expected to travel through Cork Airport across June Bank Holiday weekend

Over 50,000 passengers are expected to travel through Cork Airport across the June Bank Holiday weekend, a 4% increase on the same period last year.

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Cork Airport shortlisted for prestigious European award

Cork Airport has been shortlisted as one of the best airports in Europe for the second year running.

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DAA upbeat on Cork transatlantic prospects

The DAA is confident that Cork Airport can maintain transatlantic services for the forseeable future, despite Norwegian Air downsizing its long-haul services.

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Cork, Shannon airports drop share to Dublin

Cork and Shannon airports have lost a combined 12 percentage points in market share over the past 13 years as Dublin Airport’s dominance has increased, new figures show.

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Cork Airport launches summer schedule; 100,000 expected to pass through during Easter

Cork Airport has launched its 2018 summer schedule, with almost two million seats now available to over 40 destinations.

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‘Renewed push on Cork to US flights needed’

A renewed push on both sides of the Atlantic is needed to promote Cork flights to and from Rhode Island if the region is to compete with Dublin’s dominance in the transatlantic sector, according to business and political figures.

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Increase in flights from Verona to Cork Airport for summer 2018

Spanish low-cost carrier Volotea has confirmed that their weekly service from Verona to Cork will increase for summer 2018.

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Boon for flyers as airlines step up US routes with flights to US from €65

Increasing competition for the long-haul, low-cost transatlantic market will be a boon for passengers as airlines tussle for a share of the market, a leading aviation analyst has said, writes Padraig Hoare.

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Airport passenger numbers up across the board but down slightly in Shannon and Cork

Almost 6.7m passengers passed through Irish airports in the first quarter of this year, an increase of of 4% when compared to the same period in 2016. 

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VIDEO: A tourist's experience of Ireland from their arrival at Cork Airport

Experience Ireland’s Ancient East and Wild Atlantic Way in a unique video starting at Cork Airport.

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New development on transatlantic flights 'fantastic news' for Cork Airport

Cork Airport has today welcomed the US Department of Transportation’s issuing of an Order to Show Cause in relation to the awarding of a foreign carrier permit to Norwegian Air International to commence the first transatlantic service from the city.

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Great plans underway at Cork Airport, says CityJet chief

CityJet boss Pat Byrne has signalled plans to add an extra daily flight to their new Cork to London City Airport route which takes off this morning.

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Launch of transatlantic service 'great news for Cork'

Cork Airport has confirmed that Norwegian is to launch the city's first ever scheduled transatlantic services.

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Cork Airport shortlisted for route-development marketing award

Cork Airport has been shortlisted for a global marketing award.

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Local jobs promised as Weston Aviation plans new centre at Cork Airport

Weston Aviation has signed a long-term contract to open a new business aviation centre at Cork Airport, it was announced today.

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Plane makes precautionary landing at Cork Airport

A light aircraft made a precautionary landing at Cork Airport this afternoon.

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Cork and Shannon airports must make profit, warns Varadkar

Transport Minister Leo Varadkar has warned that Cork and Shannon Airports must make a profit, or at least break even.

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Cork Airport runways closed after light aircraft crash

Authorities at Cork Airport were forced to close both runways this afternoon after a light aircraft crashed.

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Cork Airport to carry out internal review after incident

Management at Cork Airport are to carry out an internal review following yesterday's incident in which a man attempted to ram an aeroplane.

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Gardaí question Cork Airport attack suspect

Gardaí in Cork are to resume questioning a 38-year old man, after he allegedly attempted to ram an airplane at Cork Airport in a stolen jeep yesterday.

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Cork Airport crash victims to be remembered at church service

The six people who died in last month's plane crash at Cork Airport are to be remembered at a special ecumenical service in the city later.

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CAA chairman to step down in July

Cork Airport Authority chairman Joe Gantly today announced that he will be stepping down from his position.

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Ahern to face Cork anger on airport

Taoiseach Bertie Ahern will be called to address the €220m airport debt issue as part of his visit to Cork next week.

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Cork Airport re-opens following hoax bomb alert

Cork Airport is set to operate as normal this morning following a hoax bomb alert on board a flight from Portugal yesterday evening.

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Cork TD backs down call to reduce airport debt

A Fianna Fáil has backed down on his calls to reduce Cork airport’s debt by €20 million.

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