Ryanair: Cork Airport 'should be a General Election issue'
Ryanair has urged customers of Cork Airport to make its "excessive" charges a General Election issue.
The airline, which currently operates 19 summer and six winter routes from Cork, says excessive charges are preventing its expansion at the airport.
"If the high charges come down, we’ll be happy to go there," Robin Kiely, the airline's Head of Communications, told Independent Travel.
"But it’s too expensive. Cork’s airport charges are on a par with what airlines are charged at Rome, and are more expensive than the charges at Lisbon, Malaga, Palma and Valencia airports.
"People should be getting on to local politicians who are looking for their vote to make Cork Airport a General Election issue."
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