Cork flights diverted due to high winds

Cork flights diverted due to high winds
The Norwegian flight from Providence was diverted to Shannon. File Pic: Brian Lougheed

A Norwegian flight from Providence/Boston to Cork Airport has been diverted to Shannon due to strong winds this morning.

Flight D81820 was due to land at 7.45am this morning but was sent to Shannon with high crosswinds causing disruption to Cork's arrivals and departures schedule Aer Lingus has cancelled Cork to Amsterdam and Cork to Amsterdam flights EI840 and EI841 due to the conditions. Airport officials said all passengers will be booked on later flights.

An Aer Lingus flight to Malaga was delayed by an hour and a half but eventually took off at 8am.

Ryanair flight FR9895 from Liverpool to Cork has been diverted to Dublin Airport due to the conditions.

Wind speed at Cork Airport is currently 29 knots, gusting 42 knots at a direction of 250 degrees.

Those travelling from Cork Airport or expecting arrivals are asked to check and social media channels for live updates.

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