Cork Airport welcomes new Ryanair summer schedule announcement of a new route to Katowice

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Cork Airport, Ireland’s fastest-growing and most punctual airport, welcomes today’s announcement from Ryanair that the airline is to commence a new summer 2020 service from Cork to Katowice, Poland. The twice-weekly service is an extension of the brand-new winter schedule route, commencing in October.

Ryanair has also announced an expansion of flights on two other summer services from Cork Airport to Malaga, now six per week, and Palma, now four per week. Ryanair now serves 23 routes in total from Cork Airport.

Commenting on the announcement, Managing Director Niall MacCarthy said: “We are thrilled to see our biggest airline customer, Ryanair, expand its services from Cork Airport again next summer. The brand-new Katowice route is set to kick off in October and we are delighted that it will now also be included in the 2020 Summer Schedule. With the added flights to Ryanair’s Malaga and Palma summer routes, Cork Airport is in a firm position to continue its strong growth trajectory.

Cork Airport is in its fourth consecutive year of growth with passenger numbers to reach 2.6 million this year, up 9% on 2018. There are over 50 routes now on offer from Cork Airport to the UK and continental Europe, along with multiple daily long-haul connections worldwide through major European hub airports served from Cork.”

Ryanair’s passenger numbers at Cork Airport are forecast to rise by 23% in 2019, the largest increase among all Irish airports. This winter, Ryanair will operate five new services from Cork to Alicante, Budapest, Malta, Katowice and Poznań.

25 September 2019

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