Summer escapes direct from Kerry Airport

Passengers can fly direct from Farranfore to Portugal’s Algarve coast

PEOPLE in Kerry looking for a Summer escape have been encouraged to fly local with Kerry Airport a fantastic option when it comes to booking the perfect getaway.

Passengers can fly direct from Farranfore to Portugal’s Algarve coast – which boasts some of the best beaches, golf courses, water sports and cultural spots in Europe – on the twice weekly Kerry to Faro route with Ryanair. Flights are every Tuesday and Saturday direct from Kerry and this year, due to popular demand, the route has been extended to the end of September.

Spain has always been a top choice for Irish holidaymakers, with guaranteed sunshine, wonderful amenities and a holiday choice to suit all and those heading to the Spanish sunshine can fly direct from Kerry Airport to Alicante in the Costa Brava region. Flights with Ryanair are every Monday and Friday direct from Kerry.

For many this summer, a city escape direct from Kerry Airport is the top choice. Since its launch last November, the Kerry to Berlin route has become a firm favourite with passengers. Berlin is one of Europe’s most cosmopolitan cities and it is full of culture, activities, music and theatre as well as being a leading city in the European food scene. Flights are every Wednesday and Sunday direct from Kerry Airport with Ryanair.

Take-off: Minister of State for Tourism, Brendan Griffin, on board the inaugural Berlin-bound flight from Kerry

The other German route direct from Kerry Airport is to Frankfurt-Hahn, which during the summer season serves four direct flights from Kerry on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays.

London remains a top destination from Kerry Airport, for both passengers travelling for business and those who are taking in a cityscape. It’s the perfect place for a getaway direct from Kerry Airport. Ryanair have routes to both London Stansted and London Luton and between both routes there are flights available every day of the week.

Kerry’s daily regional flights to Dublin Airport enables passengers to arrive to the capital in just one hour on the Aer Lingus Regional route. For 2018 this route will see a 30 per cent increase in capacity, using the larger and more modern 70-seater ATR72 aircraft.  In addition, this offers passengers a seamless connection to the USA and Canada direct from Kerry Airport by availing of the Dublin pre-clearance service.

Passengers can check-in at Kerry Airport for New York, Chicago, Boston, Orlando, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Hartford Connecticut, Newark, Miami, or Toronto with Aer Lingus and receive an onward boarding pass from Dublin. Bags will automatically be transferred, allowing commuters time to complete emigration checks at Dublin Airport.

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