KLM and Aer Lingus To Expand Codesharing

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and Aer Lingus from Ireland have agreed to expand their existing Amsterdam-Dublin codeshare cooperation to the Amsterdam-Cork route. The new codeshare operation began last week, with a twice-daily round-trip service, operated by Aer Lingus Boeing 737 aircraft.

The morning flight, EI 840/KL 3170, departs from Cork at 06:50 hours and arrives in Amsterdam at 09:35 hours. Return flight EI 841/KL 3171 leaves Amsterdam Airport Schiphol at 10:20 hours and arrives at Cork Airport at 11:10 hours.

The second flight, EI 843/KL 3173, leaves Amsterdam at 15:15 hours and arrives in Cork at 16:00 hours. Return flight EI 848/KL 3178 takes off from Cork at 17:15 hours, arriving in Amsterdam at 19:55 hours.

Cork is the second Irish destination to be connected with Amsterdam through EI/KL codesharing.

The two airlines already offer six daily return flights with shared EI/KL codes between Dublin and Amsterdam, also operated by the Irish airline