Ryanair has announced a new route from Cork to Malta, with a twice-weekly service commencing in April 2019.
The flights will form part of the airline's Summer 2019 schedule.
The announcement follows other recent new flights from Cork including Luton and Faro operating from October and a new service to Poznan from next March.
The flights to Malta are already available to book arriving into Cork on Thursday and Sunday afternoons at 17.55 and 18.15 respectively beginning on April 4, 2019.
The outbound flights depart at 18.20 on Thursdays and 18.40 on Sundays.
To mark the flight's launch, Ryanair said they were extending their “up to 20% off sale” for booking until Tuesday Midnight, September 11.
“Ryanair is pleased to announce a new Cork route to Malta, commencing in April 2019, which will operate twice weekly as part of our Summer 2019 schedule," spokesperson Robin Kiely said.
Welcoming the new route, Cork Airport Managing Director, Niall MacCarthy said: “We are really thrilled to see our partners Ryanair add Malta as the latest new destination to their extensive route network from Cork."
"Malta is a fantastic destination famous for its beautiful coastline, amazing heritage sites and the capital city Valetta is a real gem. We see Malta as a strong, safe outbound destination which combines food, sun and amazing sights."
"This is the fourth Ryanair route announcement in as many weeks in Cork Airport following the recent good news that London Luton and Faro will operate from October, while a new service to Poznań, Poland will commence in March 2019.”