THIS Thursday sees the publication of Part II of our two-week series on The Future for Cork Airport.
Last week's report investigated the current status of the airport in the government's overall plan, and its inclusion in the recently-published National Aviation Strategy.
It also featured a wide-ranging Q&A with airport managing director Niall MacCarthy and also the views of prominent West Cork businessman Eugene Scally of Clonakilty's award-winning Scally's SuperValu.
The page also features an in-depth graphic on facts and figures on the airport - what it means to the area in jobs and economic terms, passenger numbers, and what airlines operate out of Cork. It was designed by Kevin Corcoran, head of design at the paper's Star Creative division.
This week's report is an extended special, spanning two pages, which will look at past policy on the Kinsale Road facility, and canvass the views of local politicians, businessmen and the people who use the airport on a regular basis.