The FINANCIAL — Dublin Airport welcomes the announcement from TUI Ireland that it will add two new destinations, Paphos in Cyprus and Dalaman in Turkey to its summer 2019 schedule.
The tour operator also announced that extra flights will be added to six of its existing destinations – Majorca, Ibiza, Crete, Zante, Rhodes and Bulgaria, according to Dublin Airport.
“TUI provides an excellent range of destinations and options for Irish holidaymakers and we are delighted to see its route network go from strength to strength at Dublin Airport,” said Dublin Airport Managing Director, Vincent Harrison.
Belinda Vazquez, Director of TUI Ireland said “We are delighted to announce our summer 2019 programme revealing ambitious growth and even greater choice for Irish holidaymakers. We are focusing firmly on growing our range of holidays through an extended flying programme by concentrating on the core destinations Irish holidaymakers want to go to.”
TUI, which has been operating for almost 30 years, was formerly known as Falcon and Thomson Holidays.
This summer Dublin Airport will welcome 14 new routes/services comprising five long-haul and nine short-haul destinations. Dublin Airport will have flights to 195 destinations in 42 countries, operated by 56 airlines.
More than 3.8 million passengers have used Dublin Airport in the first two months of this year, which is a 5% increase on the first two months of last year.