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Ryanair to Launch Five New Routes From Cork for Winter 2023/24

Ryanair has announced their winter 2023/24 schedule from Cork which includes new service to Barcelona, Fuerteventura, Paris, Seville and Treviso. The carrier will also increase frequencies to Faro, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, Malaga, Rome and Tenerife.

Ryanair Announces One New Aircraft, Five New Routes, and 30 New Jobs at Cork Airport for Winter 2023/24 - Courtesy Ryanair

On Tuesday (September 12, 2023), Ryanair announced their winter 2023/24 schedule from Cork with 23 routes and new service to five destinations, including Barcelona, Fuerteventura, Paris, Seville and Treviso. The carrier will also increase frequencies to six winter fun and sun destinations including Faro, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, Malaga, Rome and Tenerife. Ryanair will base one new Boeing 737 at Cork, expanding their based fleet total to three aircraft for the winter season, which represents another $100 million investment and the creation of 30 new pilot, cabin crew and engineering jobs. To celebrate their Cork expansion, Ryanair has launched a two-day seat sale with seats available for booking on the airline’s website from only €24.99.

In Tuesday’s announcement, Ryanair’s Dara Brady, said,

“Ryanair is pleased to provide even more choice and lower fares to our Cork customers/visitors for Winter 23/24, with 23 routes, incl. 5 new routes from Barcelona, Fuerteventura, Paris, Seville and Treviso, as well as increased frequencies on another 6 routes, incl. popular winter sun and city break destinations like Faro, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, Malaga, Rome and Tenerife. To support Ryanair’s biggest ever Winter schedule to/from Cork, we have added 1 new aircraft at Cork Airport, bringing our total based aircraft to 3 – a $300m investment and creating over 30 new high pay jobs. Ryanair’s continued growth and investment at Cork is a direct result of the cost certainty provided by Cork Airport’s long-term commitment to maintain competitive airport charges. We look forward to continuing our relationship with Cork Airport to further deliver important regional development, connectivity, jobs and year-round tourism into the Winter 23/24 season.”

Also commenting on Ryanair’s expanded winter 2023/24 schedule, Cork Airport’s Head of Aviation Business Development, Tara Finn, added,

“Ryanair’s continued commitment to growth at Cork Airport is extremely welcome and this announcement of five new winter routes, along with increased frequencies on six routes is an incredible offering for consumers across the South of Ireland this winter. New winter city break destination such as Paris, Seville, and Barcelona along with winter sun services to Fuerteventura make up an exciting range of winter destinations, all direct from Cork Airport. The presence o Ryanair at Cork Airport today is not a coincidence, as we are delighted to welcome our 2 millionth passenger so far this year. Cork Airport is on track to welcome a total of 2.7m passengers this year and as the most popular airport in the South of Ireland, we look forward to welcoming passengers from across Munster and South Leinster as they jet off on a winter sun or city break from Cork Airport over the coming months.”

Ryanair Holdings, plc is Europe’s largest airline conglomerate and the parent company of Buzz, Lauda, Malta Air, and Ryanair DAC. The airline carries over 150 million passengers annually with more than 2,500 daily departures. Ryanair serves over 200 destinations in 40 countries with a fleet of over 550 aircraft including Boeing 737NGs, Boeing 737-8200 Gamechangers and Airbus A320s with Lauda. Ryanair has maintained a stellar safety record for nearly 40 years and prides itself on being “Europe’s greenest cleanest airline group,” promising customers a reduction in CO2 emissions of up to 50%, versus the “Big 4 EU major airlines.” The company continues to grow across Europe and plans on carrying 300 million passengers annually by FY 2034.

Source: Ryanair


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