Published on April 5th, 2023 | by Mark Dwyer


Petition Launched to Restore Cork to Leeds Bradford & Newquay Routes

John Hosford has launched a Petition to rally and garner support for the restoration of the Cork to Leeds Bradford & Newquay routes. According to the petition, the two routes have much to offer and are of commendable economic and social benefit mutually to the regions served on both sides and open up new access to tourist markets not served currently by a direct route.

More details are available on the Petition which is hosted on the website at

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Mark is an airline pilot flying the Boeing 737 for a major European airline. In addition he is also a Type Rating Instructor, Type Rating Examiner and Base Training Captain on the B737. Outside of commercial flying Mark enjoys flying light aircraft from the smallest 3 Axis microlights up to heavier singles. He is also an instructor and EASA Examiner on single engines and a UK CAA Examiner. He flies the Chipmunk for the Irish Historic Flight Foundation (IHFF). Mark became the Chairman of the National Microlight Association of Ireland (NMAI) in 2013 and has overseen a massive growth in the organisation. In this role he has worked at local and national levels. In 2015, Mark won ‘Upcoming Aviation Professional Award’ at the Aviation Industry Awards sponsored by the IAA. Mark launched this website back in 2002 while always managing the website, he has also been Editor and Deputy Editor of FlyingInIreland Magazine from 2005 to 2015.

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