Aer Arann and Aer Lingus commence new routes to Ireland

Two new routes commenced in the past week at Cork Airport.

Aer Arann added a link from France when services began from Cork (ORK) to Brest (BES). Brest becomes Aer Arann’s fifth location in France adding to Bordeaux, La Rochelle, Lorient and Nantes.
Flights between Brest and Cork operate twice-weekly on Wednesday and Saturday.
Ireland becomes the second destination outside of France available to passengers from Brest airport. The UK is already served by Flybe and Ryanair.

Aer Lingus also started a new route to Cork this week. This route form Jersey will be served twice weekly on Tuesday and Saturday.This is a further milestone in the development of Cork Airport as the gateway to the south of Ireland and particularly West Cork and Kerry.

In 2007, a record 3.2 million passengers passed through Cork Airport’s new terminal, an increase of 6% on the previous year. 2.8 million of these passengers travelled on 42 scheduled routes which were operated by 11 different airlines, including two newcomers SkyEurope and Air Southwest.

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