Ryanair’s new twice-weekly route to Katowice, Poland commences on October 31, and the airline’s four new summer 2019 services from Cork to Alicante, Budapest, Malta and Poznań have also been extended into the winter season.
However, Ryanair will not be operating a winter flight to Faro in Portugal as it did last winter.
Further Ryanair services from Cork Airport this winter season include its year-round flights to Gdansk, Wroclaw, Malaga, Tenerife, Lanzarote, Gran Canaria, Liverpool, London Gatwick, London Luton and London Stansted.
Aer Lingus’ winter schedule at Cork Airport includes its year-round services to Birmingham, Bristol, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Malaga, Lanzarote, Lisbon, Amsterdam, Paris, London Heathrow and Manchester.
The airline will also operate winter-only services to Gran Canaria, Munich and Tenerife.
Commenting on the Winter Schedule, Managing Director at Cork Airport, Niall MacCarthy said:
"We are delighted to kick off the 2019/2020 winter schedule at Cork Airport with passenger numbers expected to rise by 5% over the winter period.
"With over 50 routes on offer from Cork Airport this year, passengers have even greater choice when it comes to travel, with airlines also serving key European hub airports that connect passengers to even further destinations around the globe."
Over the coming months, passengers can also avail of Flybe’s year-round service to Cardiff, while Topflight and TUI will operate a winter-only service to Salzburg.
Passenger numbers forecasted to travel through the airport during the winter season from October 27, 2019 to March 31, 2020 are forecasted to be up 5% over the same period last year.