Published on November 27th, 2019 | by Alan Dwyer0
KLM to operate new daily service to Cork
Dutch Airlines, KLM, have announced a new daily direct service from Amsterdam-Schipol Airport to Cork starting on 30th March 2020. The new service will bring an additional 41,000 seats to the route which is already operated by Aer Lingus. The new service will be operated by KLM Cityhopper using a mixture of EMBRAER EMB-175 and EMB-190 aircraft depending on the day of the week. The new service will enable passengers to connect on to the extensive KLM network of over 175 worldwide destinations.
Speaking ahead of the route announcement, Pieter Elbers, CEO & President KLM said “I am very pleased to announce Cork as KLM’s 93rd European destination. KLM offers customers from Cork a convenient connection to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, and onwards to over 170 KLM destinations. And of course KLM customers worldwide can enjoy the sights of the beautiful city and county Cork.”
The Embraer 175 flights offers 20 seats in Business Class, 8 Economy Comfort and 60 Economy Class. The Embraer 190 flights offers 20 seats in Business Class, 8 Economy Comfort and 72 Economy Class.
The flight schedule will be as follows:
- KL1087 will depart from Amsterdam daily at 15.50 and arrive in Cork at 16.40.
- KL1088 will depart from Cork daily at 17.10 and arrive in Amsterdam at 20.00.