Cork airport has appointed a head of aviation business development to drive growth.
Brian Gallagher’s appointment comes as the airport enters its fourth year of consecutive growth, forecasting a 7% increase in passenger numbers for 2019.
Gallagher has more than seven years’ experience working in aviation development, with his most recent role airline business development manager for Dublin airport.
His new role will involve overseeing the continued development of partnerships with airlines, tourism partners and business stakeholders to "deliver continued route expansion and growth".
Niall MacCarthy, managing director at Cork airport, said: "We have seen fantastic growth at Cork Airport with passenger numbers consistently on the rise over the past three years, and Brian’s expertise will only strengthen this success.”
More than 50 routes are now on offer from Cork.