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Cork Airport shortlisted for a global marketing award

Fingers will be crossed for those associated with Cork Airport, as they look to secure a global marketing award at the upcoming World Routes ceremony in Durban, South Africa.

Sunday, 23 August 2015
12:10 PM GMT

Cork Airport is celebrating after it was shortlisted for a global marketing award at the prestigious World Routes Marketing Awards. The awards mark the best and most effective marketing in route development within the aviation industry.

The winner will be announced on 21st September at the World Routes ceremony in Durban, South Africa, which are widely acknowledged as the most recognised industry awards and are judged by the airline planning community.

Speaking ahead of the awards ceremony, Head of Communications at Cork Airport, Kevin Cullinane said: “We’re delighted to be shortlisted for this prestigious award. It’s fantastic news for everyone who has worked incredibly hard to market the airport and the Munster region.”

All airports nominated in the category of ‘Under 4 Million’ passengers must provide a submission that includes information and evidence as to why they should receive the award.


Cullinane said: “We have had a number of new route announcements already this year with the addition of three new routes, London City, Cardiff and Dusseldorf, as well as the addition of two new airlines, CityJet and Flybe. The aviation marketing team has been working tirelessly to attract new routes and we are determined to build on our recent successes. We are very proud of the new routes we’ve secured to our schedule of over 50 direct services. Liaising with key tourism stakeholders both locally and in the destination markets, as well as the respective airports at the other end of the new routes, has been crucial to landing the new routes for Cork Airport.”

The World Routes event is an opportunity for the aviation marketing team from Cork Airport to meet with and network with airlines in an effort to secure new routes and build on existing relationships.

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