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Published on June 10th, 2024 | by Mark Dwyer

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Cork Airport Hits 1 Million Passengers so Far in 2024

Cork Airport welcomed 282,000 passengers in May, according to airport operator daa, bringing the airport through the one million passenger level for the year to date.

Speaking about the great start to the year at Cork Airport, Jacobs added: “Cork Airport continues to experience strong support from the travelling public, with the high demand for overseas travel being matched by our airline partners. A jam-packed summer schedule featuring 48 routes, operated by eight airlines, provides really great choice for passengers in Munster and south Leinster. Cork Airport has become the number one choice for consumers across the South of Ireland when booking their summer holiday with superb destinations across Spain, Italy, France, Croatia, Portugal, and Greece on offer this year. As Cork Airport continues to grow, we have further exciting plans on the cards which will be unveiled later this year.”

“Dublin Airport is also experiencing another busy summer. May saw tens of thousands of football fans fly through Dublin Airport for the Europa League final, while new transatlantic services to Denver and Minneapolis took off during the month and are already proving very popular with passengers.

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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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