CARDIFF Airport is putting on extra flights from the capital to Ireland for Six Nations fans next month.

The airport has confirmed that airlines Ryanair and Aer Lingus are both operating the route.

Wales start their Guinness Six Nations campaign against Scotland in Cardiff on Saturday, February 3.

Warren Gatland’s men will face England away at Twickenham on Saturday, February 10, before travelling to face Ireland at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin on Saturday, February 24 with a 2.15 pm kick-off.

Spencer Birns, CEO at Cardiff Airport, said: “It’s fantastic that these airlines are supporting rugby fans in Wales, by offering these additional flights to Ireland.

“We’re excited to welcome fans to the airport before they jet off to watch the match."

The airport is putting on 50 extra flights between the Welsh capital and Ireland and has thousands of rugby fans covered for the upcoming Guinness Six Nations Championship.

The extra flights from Cardiff to Dublin will be between Thursday, February 22 and Monday, February 26.

Flights have been conveniently to arrive before the game, allowing fans to
experience the Irish capital.

Wales will then face France and Italy at the Principality Stadium on Sunday, March 10 and Saturday, March 16.