Eastern Airways returns to Belfast City

Welcoming the inaugural Eastern Airways crew from Teeside International was Ellie McGimpsey, Aviation Development Manager, at George Best Belfast City.

  • Eastern Airways added six-weekly services between Teeside International and George Best Belfast City on 9 March. The route is operated by an ERJ-145, and before being served, had over 269,000 annual passenger leakage to Newcastle from within Teesside’s catchment. Ellie McGimpsey, Aviation Development Manager at Belfast City said: 

    “This service will prove popular with both business and leisure passengers, enhancing air connectivity between Northern Ireland and the north-east of England with Darlington, Middlesbrough, Durham, Hartlepool, Sunderland, and Stockton-on-Tees all within a convenient driving distance of the airport”.

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