Kerry Airport Announces New Manchester Route With Ryanair From 29th March 2020

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KERRY Airport Ireland is delighted to announce that Ryanair have confirmed a new route to Manchester will commence on 29th March heralding a great start to 2020 for passengers travelling between the UK and Wild Atlantic Kerry.

Operating twice a week, on Thursdays and Sundays from 29th March 2020, Kerry to Manchester will suit passengers travelling for business or pleasure for weekends and midweek breaks.

Kerry Airport CEO, John Mulhern, said: “We have worked closely with Ryanair to secure this important new route which we believe will be a success and a welcome addition to our schedule of flights. Manchester has long been the most sought-after destination among passengers and the introduction of the new service between Kerry and Manchester heading into the summer season will have a positive economic impact on a range of sectors in the county.

“Kerry is now connected to five major European cities – London, Berlin, Frankfurt, Dublin and now Manchester. The Greater Manchester area is home to 2.8 million people and many high-tech firms in the pharmaceutical, biomedical engineering, electronics and media sectors. We will work closely with all sectors, in particular Kerry County Council, Tourism Ireland and the local tourism and business groups, over the coming months to promote the county as a great tourist destination and a top location in which to do business.”

The new Ryanair flight schedule from Kerry Airport will be suited to a range of passengers including football fans, offering easy access to midweek or weekend games involving Manchester United, Manchester City, Liverpool, Everton and Leeds.

It’s not all about the footy! Greater Manchester is jam-packed with unique and eclectic restaurants, bars, shops, museums, galleries, hotels and places to visit while the city region is easily navigated with excellent transport links.

For those looking to travel further afield, Manchester Airport allows you to book a transfer in over 50 countries at 450 airports and over 5,000 cities and resorts around the world.

Bookings for flights between Kerry and Manchester, twice weekly on Thursdays and Sundays, can now be made online at

Kerry Airport is ideally located for anyone wishing to travel for business or pleasure with direct flights to eight destinations including: London (Luton and Stansted), Berlin, Frankfurt-Hahn, Manchester, Alicante & Faro (summer 2020) with Ryanair, and to Dublin with Aer Lingus regional.