Aviation

Cork Airport expected to welcome 30,000 passengers over bank holiday weekend

The figure would be a 22 per cent increase on the same weekend last year

Aircraft landing at Cork Airport, which is expected to welcome 22 per cent more passengers over the bank holiday weekend than the same weekend in 2022. Picture: John Allen

Cork Airport is expected to welcome 30,000 passengers over St Brigid’s bank holiday weekend, representing a 22 per cent increase compared with the same weekend last year.

The airport said there had been significant demand for services to southern Spain, Portugal and the Canary Islands in January. Flights to skiing locations such as Munich, Lyon and Salzburg also proved popular with passengers.

This weekend also coincides with Ireland’s opening game against France in the Six ...