Ryanair to fly Cork-Malta 2w from March 31 among 10 routes announced in Valetta



  • Cork-Malta 2w from March 31
  • 4th Ryanair Cork announcement 
  • Luton & Faro October & Poznań March 

Catherine Tabone of Valetta 2018 and Peter Vella of Malta Tourism 

Ryanair is to fly Cork to Malta 2w from March 31, reinstating a route last flown by Air Malta tin the early noughties.

This is the fourth Ryanair route announcement  in as many weeks using non  based aircraft at Cork Airport, following announcements that London Luton and Faro will operate from October, and a new service to Poznań, Poland will commence in March 2019.

Ryanair announced 10 new routes and sixth aircraft tol be based in Malta from April 2019 in a press conference in Malta. All the routes start with summer 2019 season brining the  total number of routes form Maltas to 61.

  • Exeter 2w
  • Cardiff 2w
  • Perugia 2w
  • Lamezia 2w
  • Thessaloniki 2w
  • Luxembourg 2w
  • Nantes 2w
  • Cork 2w
  • Maastricht 2w
  • Oslo Torp 1w

Frequency increases compared to S18 include

  • Madrid +1 to 5w
  • Valencia +1 to 3w
  • Porto +1 to 3w

Niall McCarthy of Cork Airport

An estimated 2.4m passengers will travel through Cork Airport up 4pc increase on 2017 and further growth planned in 2019.

Cork Airport Managing Director, Niall MacCarthy said: “Malta is a fantastic destination, famous for its beautiful coastline, amazing heritage sites, and the capital city Valetta is a real gem. We see Malta as a strong, safe outbound destination which combines food, sun and amazing sights.

Robin iKiely of Ryanair

Ryanair’s Robin Kiely said: “Rto celebrate, Ryanair are releasing seats for sale from €14.99 for travel from September to October, available for booking atwww.ryanair.com until Friday midnight (September 7).





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