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#Cork Airport

# cork-airport - Friday 15 July, 2022

Aer Lingus confirms further flight cancellations this weekend
# Cancelled
# Cancelled

Aer Lingus confirms further flight cancellations this weekend

Jul 15th 2022, 3:27 PM 33,921 Views 18 Comments

Ten flights destined for Munich, Lyon, Bordeaux and Gatwick have been axed.

# cork-airport - Wednesday 15 December, 2021

€108m in funding announced to help Irish airports stay afloat through pandemic
# Airport Funding
# Airport Funding

€108m in funding announced to help Irish airports stay afloat through pandemic

Dec 15th 2021, 6:30 AM 9,758 Views 13 Comments

The funding aims to enable the airports to remain financially sustainable while navigating the pandemic.

# cork-airport - Saturday 20 November, 2021

Cork Airport reopens after ten-week closure of its main runway
# Takeoff
# Takeoff

Cork Airport reopens after ten-week closure of its main runway

Nov 20th 2021, 3:19 PM 21,464 Views 11 Comments

It has been hailed as “the fastest large-scale State construction project” seen in recent years.

# cork-airport - Sunday 17 October, 2021

Cork Lord Mayor says closure of city's train station on jazz festival weekend is 'unfortunate'
# Cork
# Cork

Cork Lord Mayor says closure of city's train station on jazz festival weekend is 'unfortunate'

Oct 17th 2021, 7:30 AM 28,719 Views 38 Comments

The Cork Jazz Festival runs from 22-25 October.

# cork-airport - Tuesday 28 September, 2021

Ryanair to reopen Cork Airport base and restore 20 routes for next summer
# Taking Off
# Taking Off

Ryanair to reopen Cork Airport base and restore 20 routes for next summer

Sep 28th 2021, 3:26 PM 8,805 Views 7 Comments

The investment will restore all the company’s pre-pandemic capacity at Cork from December.

# cork-airport - Wednesday 14 April, 2021

Travel agents criticise Cork Airport's plan for  10-week closure in autumn to upgrade its runway
# Cork Airport
# Cork Airport

Travel agents criticise Cork Airport's plan for 10-week closure in autumn to upgrade its runway

Apr 14th 2021, 8:28 PM 18,519 Views 19 Comments

The Irish Travel Agents Association said that there will be “a pent-up demand” for travel around September and October.

CSO figures show a 91% drop in Irish air passenger numbers by the end of 2020
# Air Travel
# Air Travel

CSO figures show a 91% drop in Irish air passenger numbers by the end of 2020

Apr 14th 2021, 1:11 PM 6,263 Views 14 Comments

All routes in and out of Ireland saw a drop of 91% at the end of 2020.

# cork-airport - Tuesday 2 March, 2021

Ryanair says it will not reopen its Cork base until winter 2021 at the earliest
# Cork Airport
# Cork Airport

Ryanair says it will not reopen its Cork base until winter 2021 at the earliest

Mar 2nd 2021, 9:39 AM 19,447 Views 28 Comments

The airline described the airport’s decision to renovate its runway as a “crazy plan”.

# cork-airport - Thursday 15 October, 2020

'A major blow': Shannon and Cork airport bosses call for more government support after Ryanair base closures
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

'A major blow': Shannon and Cork airport bosses call for more government support after Ryanair base closures

Oct 15th 2020, 11:09 AM 20,665 Views 31 Comments

Calls for rapid airport testing have been backed by the chair of Dáil Covid Committee.

# cork-airport - Thursday 1 October, 2020

Ryanair threatens winter closure of Cork and Shannon bases if EU travel policy not adopted
# Travel
# Travel

Ryanair threatens winter closure of Cork and Shannon bases if EU travel policy not adopted

Oct 1st 2020, 6:54 PM 18,420 Views 26 Comments

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar previously said he was concerned by how well smaller airports could bounce back after Covid-19.

# cork-airport - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

Proposed EU traffic light system for air travel 'is still a bit up in the air', says Tánaiste
# Aviation Industry
# Aviation Industry

Proposed EU traffic light system for air travel 'is still a bit up in the air', says Tánaiste

Sep 23rd 2020, 1:10 PM 22,181 Views 26 Comments

Varadkar said he is worried about Cork and Shannon airports bouncing back from Covid.

# cork-airport - Monday 27 July, 2020

5,000 passengers a day are arriving into Ireland's airports, with the UK topping the list
# Travel
# Travel

5,000 passengers a day are arriving into Ireland's airports, with the UK topping the list

Jul 27th 2020, 1:56 PM 49,290 Views 53 Comments

Arrivals to Ireland from the US have been lower than from most Western European countries.

# cork-airport - Thursday 19 December, 2019

Over €100 million of smuggled contraband has been seized at Irish airports and ports since 2016
# Caught
# Caught

Over €100 million of smuggled contraband has been seized at Irish airports and ports since 2016

Dec 19th 2019, 6:10 AM 7,435 Views 9 Comments

At Dublin Port, alone, €87 million worth has been seized since 2016.

# cork-airport - Thursday 3 October, 2019

The government has been asked to consider extending state aid to Shannon and Cork airports
# Tourism And Transport
# Tourism And Transport

The government has been asked to consider extending state aid to Shannon and Cork airports

Oct 3rd 2019, 10:10 AM 281 Views 0 Comments

Could aviation be used to promote regional growth?

# cork-airport - Saturday 8 June, 2019

Cork and Shannon Airports are now designated entry points for pet dogs, cats and ferrets
# Pets On The Move
# Pets On The Move

Cork and Shannon Airports are now designated entry points for pet dogs, cats and ferrets

Jun 8th 2019, 6:20 AM 15,635 Views 10 Comments

The three animals are grouped together in EU legislation because those species are susceptible to rabies.

# cork-airport - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

Passengers mistakenly used emergency exits to get off Aer Lingus plane after emergency landing
# Cork
# Cork

Passengers mistakenly used emergency exits to get off Aer Lingus plane after emergency landing

May 8th 2019, 10:35 AM 56,169 Views 42 Comments

No injuries were reported following the flight’s emergency landing in 2017.

# cork-airport - Monday 25 March, 2019

Cork and Shannon passengers to be bussed to Dublin to catch Norwegian's US flights
# Transatlantic Flight
# Transatlantic Flight

Cork and Shannon passengers to be bussed to Dublin to catch Norwegian's US flights

Mar 25th 2019, 7:15 PM 39,507 Views 31 Comments

Passengers travelling to Providence and Stewart early next month will be affected.

# cork-airport - Wednesday 28 November, 2018

Weather warnings expire but heavy rain and wind forecast in the wake of Storm Diana
# Weather
# Weather

Weather warnings expire but heavy rain and wind forecast in the wake of Storm Diana

Updated Nov 28th 2018, 6:21 PM 74,885 Views 18 Comments

Met Éireann recorded the strongest gusts at Sherkin Island off the coast of Cork, with 122 km/h recorded.

# cork-airport - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

'Simple software issue' most likely the cause of last night's Irish airspace closure
# Grounded
# Grounded

'Simple software issue' most likely the cause of last night's Irish airspace closure

Updated Oct 3rd 2018, 5:16 PM 21,178 Views 34 Comments

Air travel over much of Ireland was suspended for around two hours during a “systems failure” last night.

# cork-airport - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

Irish airspace reopens but knock on delays may carry on into tomorrow
# Out Of Action
# Out Of Action

Irish airspace reopens but knock on delays may carry on into tomorrow

Updated Oct 2nd 2018, 10:39 PM 56,407 Views 38 Comments

Dublin Airport is not affected, but Shannon and Cork are.

# cork-airport - Sunday 22 July, 2018

Main runway at Cork Airport reopened after crane required to remove private plane
# Burst Wheel
# Burst Wheel

Main runway at Cork Airport reopened after crane required to remove private plane

Updated Jul 22nd 2018, 7:28 PM 52,689 Views 34 Comments

There were delays and flight diversions as a result of the incident.

# cork-airport - Thursday 26 April, 2018

Cork Airport has renamed its main runway - to keep up with Earth's magnetic poles
# Navigating
# Navigating

Cork Airport has renamed its main runway - to keep up with Earth's magnetic poles

Apr 26th 2018, 2:17 PM 30,298 Views 26 Comments

Small shifts in the Earth’s magnetic poles made the change essential.

# cork-airport - Thursday 21 September, 2017

'I come across as tough and brash - kicking that habit has been a work in progress'
# Transport
# Transport

'I come across as tough and brash - kicking that habit has been a work in progress'

Sep 21st 2017, 4:22 PM 664 Views 0 Comments

Cork Airport boss Niall MacCarthy talks about why it’s useful to know what annoys staff.

# cork-airport - Saturday 29 July, 2017

Wow Air is suspending its Cork-Reykjavik service just five months after starting it
# Lack Of Demand
# Lack Of Demand

Wow Air is suspending its Cork-Reykjavik service just five months after starting it

Jul 29th 2017, 12:16 PM 32,147 Views 64 Comments

Finishing for the winter in October, there are a small number of flights cancelled in September, too.

# cork-airport - Saturday 1 July, 2017

First-ever Cork to Boston flight takes off
# Norwegian Air
# Norwegian Air

First-ever Cork to Boston flight takes off

Jul 1st 2017, 4:32 PM 41,785 Views 61 Comments

The new service will operate on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

# cork-airport - Friday 2 June, 2017

New Cork to Zurich flight route opens today
# A Big Plus
# A Big Plus

New Cork to Zurich flight route opens today

Jun 2nd 2017, 2:28 PM 13,545 Views 23 Comments

The twice-weekly flights will operate until September, with a view to them being extended if the route is popular.

# cork-airport - Saturday 27 May, 2017

Norwegian is offering €99 US flights... but what's the final cost?
# Low Cost
# Low Cost

Norwegian is offering €99 US flights... but what's the final cost?

May 27th 2017, 7:59 AM 47,205 Views 35 Comments

With the additional extras, the total flight cost comes to €394.30.

# cork-airport - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

Cork loses out as passengers continue to flock to Dublin Airport
# Mile High Snub
# Mile High Snub

Cork loses out as passengers continue to flock to Dublin Airport

Apr 19th 2017, 6:15 AM 18,455 Views 58 Comments

The capital’s hub is taking a massive chunk of Ireland’s total air traffic.

# cork-airport - Friday 10 February, 2017

This teddy is being reunited with its owner after being left behind at Cork Airport
# Bear Lingus
# Bear Lingus

This teddy is being reunited with its owner after being left behind at Cork Airport

Feb 10th 2017, 10:38 PM 16,913 Views 10 Comments

The teddy will be making his trip home to be reunited with this owner on Monday.

# cork-airport - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Cork Airport is adorably chronicling the adventures of a child's lost teddy on Facebook
# Find Me
From The Daily Edge
# Find Me

Cork Airport is adorably chronicling the adventures of a child's lost teddy on Facebook

Feb 8th 2017, 9:28 AM 4,155 Views 0 Comments

“Teddy has had his dinner and tea and is relaxing in our lounge at present.”

# cork-airport - Friday 30 December, 2016

Flying to London? Thick fog is causing delays and cancellations
# Grounded
# Grounded

Flying to London? Thick fog is causing delays and cancellations

Dec 30th 2016, 12:56 PM 14,547 Views 8 Comments

Irish airports are advising passengers to check their flights.

# cork-airport - Monday 5 December, 2016

Flights between Cork and the US will start at €65 one-way
# Norwegian Would
# Norwegian Would

Flights between Cork and the US will start at €65 one-way

Dec 5th 2016, 9:41 AM 29,217 Views 44 Comments

Norwegian Air International and Wow Air are both expected to start transatlantic flights from Cork to nine US cities in 2017.

# cork-airport - Friday 2 December, 2016

Transatlantic flights from Cork finally get the go-ahead
# Boston And New York
# Boston And New York

Transatlantic flights from Cork finally get the go-ahead

Dec 2nd 2016, 11:13 PM 20,909 Views 40 Comments

The US Department of Transportation has granted a permit to Norwegian Air International after several delays.

# cork-airport - Sunday 13 November, 2016

There's a new flying doctor service on the way for the south of the country
# Helidoctors
# Helidoctors

There's a new flying doctor service on the way for the south of the country

Nov 13th 2016, 8:20 AM 18,114 Views 23 Comments

The Irish Community Air Ambulance service is expected to go live from Cork Airport from next March.

# cork-airport - Sunday 4 September, 2016

Cork Airport's boss on his plans for the future - like conquering Canada
# Revamped
# Revamped

Cork Airport's boss on his plans for the future - like conquering Canada

Sep 4th 2016, 7:00 PM 17,820 Views 28 Comments

Niall MacCarthy says new routes have boosted the rebel region and he’s pushing for more.

# cork-airport - Monday 29 August, 2016

Steak, spuds and selfies: A hero's welcome for O'Donovan brothers in Cork
# Back Home
# Back Home

Steak, spuds and selfies: A hero's welcome for O'Donovan brothers in Cork

Aug 29th 2016, 8:51 AM 23,507 Views 14 Comments

The pair arrived into Cork

# cork-airport - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

12 of the most Cork Airport things to ever happen
# Cork Boi
From The Daily Edge
# Cork Boi

12 of the most Cork Airport things to ever happen

Aug 24th 2016, 9:30 PM 7,366 Views 3 Comments

A small airport with a big heart.

Emergency landing at Cork Airport after plane reports smoke in the cockpit
# Cork Airport
# Cork Airport

Emergency landing at Cork Airport after plane reports smoke in the cockpit

Aug 24th 2016, 10:25 AM 26,763 Views 53 Comments

The Aer Lingus flight landed just after 10am.

# cork-airport - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

US congressman writes to the EU over Cork to Boston flight row
# Norwegian Air
# Norwegian Air

US congressman writes to the EU over Cork to Boston flight row

Aug 3rd 2016, 9:29 AM 23,608 Views 31 Comments

The EU announced last week that it would be putting the dispute forward for arbitration.

# cork-airport - Friday 15 April, 2016

Those new flights from Cork to Boston could be on the way very soon
# Stateside
# Stateside

Those new flights from Cork to Boston could be on the way very soon

Apr 15th 2016, 8:06 PM 17,877 Views 33 Comments

The US Department of Transportation has removed a big hurdle.

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