Lufthansa launches Cork-Frankfurt service
A new bi-weekly service connecting Cork Airport and Frankfurt has been launched by German airline Lufthansa.
The new service, which will be operated by CityLine from Lufthansa, will operate on Mondays and Fridays.
Flights must land in Cork at 4:45 p.m. on both days before the return to Frankfurt which departs at 5:25 p.m.
The flight duration is two hours and five minutes.
This is the first time in 18 years that Lufhtansa will operate from Cork Airport.
It will see the airline join other major airlines operating out of Cork this summer, including KLM, SWISS and Air France, as well as national airlines Aer Lingus and Ryanair.
“These are tough times for aviation globally,” said Brian Gallagher, Business Development and Aviation Manager at Cork Airport.
“We have worked long and hard for many years to secure connectivity to Frankfurt and beyond with Lufthansa to support businesses and international trade companies in the region of southern Ireland,” he said. added.
“With this additional connection, we look forward to offering our customers even more travel options within our global multi-hub system,” said Andreas Koester, Senior Director of Sales for the UK, the Ireland and Iceland for the Lufthansa group.
“As one of the largest carriers in Europe, with a short stopover in Frankfurt, our customers will have access to hundreds of connections to many destinations within our extensive global network. “