Ryanair announces two new winter flights from Cork Airport

Ryanair has announced two new winter services from Cork Airport.

The airline will begin new services to Rome Leonardo da Vinci (Fiumicino) Airport and Newcastle International Airport in October 2022.

Services will operate twice a week during the winter.

Bookings for the service to Newcastle are currently on sale at ryanair.com and the service to Rome (Fiumicino) will go on sale tomorrow.

Expect the new routes to be popular

Commenting on the announcement of the two new routes, Head of Aviation Business Development at Cork Airport, Tara Finn, said: “I am delighted to share positive news with Ryanair’s announcement today of a significant expansion. at Cork Airport for the upcoming winter season. With the long-sought connection to Rome (Fiumicino) finally secured, and the addition of Newcastle, the total number of Ryanair routes available from Cork Airport in 2022 will rise to 27, our largest selection of Ryanair routes to date.

“People from Cork and Munster have been asking for a direct route to Rome for years and we hope this exciting new route to Europe’s third largest capital will prove popular with Irish and Italian visitors alike. Newcastle’s welcome addition will cater for both Irish and UK visitors, but also those traveling to Premier League matches in the 2022/2023 season.”

Missing piece of the road network

Welcoming the addition of the two new routes, Cork Airport Acting General Manager Roy O’Driscoll said: “This is incredible news from Ryanair. Rome has been a missing piece in our route network for several years. I am delighted that Ryanair offers connectivity to one of Europe’s largest and most visited capitals. By announcing a service to Newcastle, we have further enhanced our connectivity to the UK market, in this case to Newcastle and the North East region, which is a popular weekend and city break destination.”

Dara Brady, Director of Marketing and Digital at Ryanair, added: “We are pleased to announce two exciting new routes for Ryanair’s winter 22/23 schedule from Cork to Newcastle and Rome. Both routes will operate twice a week, giving our Cork customers more choice when planning a winter break. With its vibrant nightlife, culture and entertainment, Newcastle is a perfect weekend getaway destination, and in Rome there are endless Italian cuisine options to try, as well as a wealth of historic art and architecture to visit. To celebrate the announcement of these new routes, Ryanair has launched a limited time seat sale with fares available from just €19.99 for travel from October 22nd to March 23rd, which must be booked by June 16th. 2022 on Ryanair.com. ”

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