Cork Airport

Cork Airport Ready To Welcome Over 60,000 Passengers Over The Easter Period

Apr 14, 2022


Cork Airport — April 14, 2022 — Cork Airport is ready to welcome over 60,000 passengers over the Easter period. With extremely strong demand for international travel, Cork Airport is confident that 2022 will bring a strong recovery from the impacts of COVID-19.

 With the recent commencement of the 2022 Summer Schedule, this summer is forecast to be the busiest in three years. For April 2022, seat capacity at Cork Airport is at 101% vs April 2019. This is strong evidence that Cork Airport is quickly rebounding and is poised to continue the growth trajectory experienced prior to the pandemic - as Ireland’s fastest growing airport. 

 Commenting on the Easter period passenger figures, Acting Managing Director at Cork Airport, Roy O’Driscoll said: “We are delighted that this Easter break will see such huge passenger numbers travelling to and from Cork Airport. The Easter break passenger figures are a strong testament to the tremendous work being done at Cork Airport to recover route connectivity. With the return of customer confidence in international air travel, it has been a very positive start to 2022 in which Cork Airport expects to welcome over 2 million passengers. This represents a 77% recovery on 2019 and we are committed to continuing this recovery throughout 2022 and beyond.”

 Cork Airport offers unrivalled choice this summer to passengers in Cork and across the South of Ireland. With over 40 scheduled routes, served by 8 airlines, Cork Airport is ready to welcome back all our passengers for the perfect start to their summer holiday. Cork Airport prides itself on offering passengers a smooth, safe and friendly passenger experience. Passengers travelling from Cork this summer are advised to arrive at the airport between 90 and 120 minutes before their flight is due to board.