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Old 29-01-2018, 01:58 AM
Drucker Drucker is offline
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Originally Posted by mire View Post
I think that there is a collective sense of denial about Cork Airport. I must admit that i don't understand why cork airport is run by the daa.

but i don't subscribe to the theory that the daa wants to 'screw cork airport'. sorry, but when cork flights aren't viable and close down, it's because not enough passengers use the service to make it viable or profitable. I'm not sure why cork expects to have services that simply cannot support.

when cork airport loses a destination, it is regularly blamed on;

-Lack of marketing
-The DAA
-Poor promotion
-Stupid people driving to Dublin
-Simon Coveney
-Some other politician
-The airline
-Parking costs

It is never blamed on

-Fundamental viability issues [insufficient numbers travelling]
Cork is well served as a feeder airport to large European hubs, like Heathrow, Schipol, and Paris CDG.

These are primary hubs easily accessible from Cork.

Much easier to fly via a primary Hub than drive or get the bus to a secondary airport in Dublin.
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