Cork Airport To Welcome Over 43k Passengers St Patrick’s Weekend
Cork Airport expects to welcome over 43,000 passengers over St Patrick’s weekend.
This year, as part of the national holiday celebrations, Cork Airport will host an extensive program of entertainment for departing and arriving passengers. Featuring local musicians, dancers and singers, passengers can expect to be greeted with a true taste of Irish entertainment over the days leading up to, and after, St Patrick’s Day.
Punters traveling to the Cheltenham Racing Festival were well catered for, with additional Ryanair services to Birmingham operating this week.
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Looking ahead towards a busy St Patrick’s weekend, managing director at Cork Airport Niall MacCarthy said, “We place great importance on the quality of the customer experience at Cork Airport. Our staff have been working really hard on preparing for this weekend, which is our first busy weekend before the peak summer season. We hope the feast of traditional music will add extra flavor and joy to the passenger travel experience through Cork Airport for this St Patrick’s week. We urge the public in the south of Ireland, ‘Go on, fly Cork, you know it’s easier’.”
Over the coming days, passengers are advised to arrive 90 minutes before their scheduled flight departure time.
On 26 March, Cork Airport’s 2023 summer schedule will commence. This summer, Cork Airport will offer 45 scheduled routes serving destinations across the UK, France, the Netherlands, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Poland, and Croatiad schedule. airlines will operate services at Cork Airport in 2023 – Ryanair, Aer Lingus, KLM, Air France, Lufthansa, Vueling, SWISS, TUI, and Emerald Airlines operating under the Aer Lingus Regional brand. Among the highlights this month are the commencement of a new Ryanair service to East Midlands Airport in the UK and the resumption of the Air France service to Paris Charles de Gaulle.
With the imminent commencement of the 2023 summer schedule, both passenger security screening and food & beverage outlets will open at the earlier time of 04:00, giving passengers additional time to clear security screening and to avail of the dining options in the busiest part the day.
Read more: Dublin Airport Expects 432k Passengers During St Patrick’s Weekend
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