Aer Lingus Regional, operated by Aer Arann, has announced it will add
an extra flight to Bristol from Cork Airport on 16 March, 2013.
The extra flight has been added to meet the demand for passengers
flying to the Cheltenham racing festival.
The airline has also adjusted scheduled flights to Birmingham to allow
a day return for festival goers.
The annual racing festival is a favourite of Irish race goers, with
over 700,000 people visiting the racecourse yearly.
The airline has added an additional flight to its schedule which
operates one daily return flight to Bristol and twice daily return
flights to Birmingham from Cork Airport and adjusted schedule times to
allow for a day return for Cork based race goes.
Aer Lingus Regional, operated by Aer Arann, has flown a quarter of a
million passengers between Bristol and Birmingham and Ireland in 2012.
Commenting, Simon Fagan, Chief Commercial Officer, Aer Arann said:
‘We are always looking at ways to improve our customers’ experience by
offering more choice, great value and further convenience.
‘We are responding to increased demand by adding an extra flight and
adjusting schedules on the Bristol and Birmingham to Cork Airport
routes. This move will ensure choice for our customers flying to the
Cheltenham racing festival.
‘Bristol and Birmingham are extremely popular routes on our network
for both business and leisure passengers. We continue to see steady
growth in traffic on these routes, with over 380,000 passengers
benefiting from an easy, efficient and accessible connection between
Cork and UK.
‘Equally, Cork passengers flying to UK have an option to fly to
Manchester, Jersey, Edinburgh and Glasgow with Aer Lingus Regional.’