Popular Cork – Jersey Route Returns for Summer 2011

(Wednesday, 20th April 2011) Aer Lingus Regional, operated by Aer Arann today re-introduced its Cork-Jersey summer route.

The service which was launched originally by Aer Arann in 2007 will operate twice weekly on Wednesdays and Saturdays from today through to 10th September 2011.

Flights from Cork to Jersey start at €39.99 one way including taxes and are available for booking on www.aerlingus.com.

Paul Schütz, Chief Executive, Aer Arann today said: “We are delighted to bring back our Cork – Jersey route again this summer which has proven popular with both Irish and Jersey customers year on year. Our summer service provides Irish tourists with direct access to Jersey and its many stunning attractions. In turn it enables Jersey tourists to access not only Cork city and county but its many beautiful surrounding regions also.”

Commenting on today’s announcement Declan Kearney, Aer Lingus Director of Communications, said, “We welcome the additional service from Cork to Jersey. Aer Lingus Regional has enjoyed strong support from customers in Cork and we expect that our Jersey summer service will be extremely popular.”
Cork Airport Marketing Manager Kevin Cullinane said, “We are delighted with the return of the ever popular Cork-Jersey summer service with Aer Lingus Regional operated by Aer Arann and further evidence of Ireland’s leading airlines’ strong commitment to their Cork base. We look forward to another successful and busy season and the addition of Jersey brings to 50 the number of destinations served direct from Cork Airport this summer”.

Cork is the Republic of Ireland’s second largest city and each year welcomes visitors who are drawn to its Atlantic coastline, internationally renowned events and cultural attractions. Food fanatics will relish a visit to Kinsale, also known as the ‘Food Capital of Ireland’. Music lovers will enjoy Cork’s many music events and of course, no visit would be complete without a visit to Blarney Castle to kiss the Blarney stone. For more information on all that Cork and the southwest of Ireland has to offer, visit www.discoverireland.ie.

With its unique blend of British and French influences, Jersey is the place to get away from it all. Famous for the hospitality of its people, this Island’s winding lanes and breathtaking coast is sure to please. For more information visit: www.jersey.com.