EMERALD Airlines, the exclusive operator of Aer Lingus Regional services, has announced a new six-times weekly Bristol to Cork service.

This new service will commence on April 28 and operate on all days except Saturday.

The airline is already operating flights between Bristol and Dublin seven days a week.

Commenting on the announcement, Ciarán Smith, head of commerical at Emerald Airlines, said: “Today’s announcement is a much-anticipated one and will no doubt be warmly welcomed by passengers travelling for both business and travel pleasure purposes.

“With more flights and more choice for the travelling public, we are progressively bolstering our 2023 schedule, with over 2.5 million seats on sale, across 28 routes and 17 destinations in Ireland, UK, and Channel Islands.”

Rupert Lawrie, Commercial Director, Bristol Airport said: “We are delighted with the announcement today and look forward to welcoming Emerald Airlines to Bristol Airport from April this year.  

“This partnership further strengthens the air links between the South West of England and Ireland and extends the options available to customers in the region when selecting to fly from their local airport.”

“We look forward to working with Emerald Airlines in the future and continuing the joint partnership.”

For more information, visit www.aerlingus.com