Articles Tagged ‘Belfast City Airport’

British Airways extends UK schedule from Belfast City Airport this winter

British Airways extends UK schedule from Belfast City Airport this winter

British Airways is extending three of its newest domestic routes – Exeter, Glasgow and Leeds from George Best Belfast City Airport this winter season. The airline is also introducing a direct service to Birmingham as it further extends its UK network.

British Airways commences direct service from Belfast City Airport to Glasgow

British Airways commences direct service from Belfast City Airport to Glasgow

A direct service to Glasgow has launched from Belfast City Airport with British Airways. Passengers on the inaugural flight were greeted by a bagpiper playing traditional Scottish music. British Airways currently operates a network of six destinations from Belfast City Airport.

Ryanair launches trio of routes from Belfast City Airport to Ibiza, Valencia and Milan

Ryanair launches trio of routes from Belfast City Airport to Ibiza, Valencia and Milan

Ryanair has launched three new routes from George Best Belfast City Airport to Ibiza, Valencia, and Milan. The services complete Ryanair’s portfolio of routes from Belfast City Airport, with services to Alicante, Barcelona, Faro, Malaga, and Palma de Mallorca already in operation.


easyJet launches route from Belfast City Airport to London Gatwick

easyJet launches route from Belfast City Airport to London Gatwick

easyJet launched a new double-daily route from George Best Belfast City to London Gatwick on 9 July 2021. “We now have a portfolio of 26 destinations across the UK and Europe, which are served by a record number of airline partners in the airport’s history,” said Katy Best, Commercial Director, Belfast City Airport.

Vueling launches services between Belfast City and Barcelona

Vueling launches services between Belfast City and Barcelona

Vueling launched a new route between Belfast City Airport and Barcelona on 2 July 2021. The inaugural service received a traditional water cannon salute on arrival, while flamenco dancers entertained outbound passengers as they boarded their flight.

British Airways commences Belfast City-Newquay service

British Airways commences Belfast City-Newquay service

A new service to popular UK holiday destination Newquay began from Belfast City Airport on 3 July 2021. Throughout the summer, flights will be operated by British Airways with up to six flights a week connecting passengers with Cornwall and the southwest of England.


Ryanair’s jubilant Belfast City return; back after 11-year hiatus; switch from previous domestic network to European push in order to accommodate expected post-pandemic leisure boom

Ryanair’s jubilant Belfast City return; back after 11-year hiatus; switch from previous domestic network to European push in order to accommodate expected post-pandemic leisure boom

Last served by Ryanair in 2010, Belfast City Airport gains new routes with the airline to Italy, Portugal and Spain. anna.aero investigates how much capacity will be added by the ULCC at Belfast City this summer, plus how the competition is currently shaping up for S21 from Belfast International.

Aer Lingus Regional announces 6 routes from Belfast City; had 1m passengers with flybe last year

Aer Lingus Regional announces 6 routes from Belfast City; had 1m passengers with flybe last year

We analyse the development of these routes and look at how flybe and Aer Lingus Regional’s frequencies differ as easyJet’s grows at nearby Belfast International.

Belfast International Airport bosses bet against one another to win Budapest Runway Run

Belfast International Airport bosses bet against one another to win Budapest Runway Run

Belfast International Airport’s Managing Director, Graham Keddie, and Director of Commercial Development, Brian Carlin, shake hands on a €200 bet to beat one another in the 10km Budapest Runway Run, the annual air transport industry charity race on the airport’s Runway 13R-31L.


flybe faces challenging future; new CEO Hammad to lead network changes with focus on European and leisure routes

flybe faces challenging future; new CEO Hammad to lead network changes with focus on European and leisure routes

Exeter-based flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has a new CEO, and the airline has revealed how it plans to face the future. Changes in the network will play a key role. We examine flybe’s exposure to the UK domestic market, its biggest routes, and what routes have been added and lost in the last 12 […]