Articles Tagged ‘Belfast City Airport’
The new Flybe officially launched on 13 April 2022 with its inaugural flight departing Birmingham Airport for Belfast City Airport. It marked the beginning of up to four daily flights between Birmingham and Belfast City, with additional routes to start in the coming weeks and months.
Emerald Airlines, exclusive operator of Aer Lingus Regional, commenced services from Belfast City Airport on 24 March, with its inaugural flight to Birmingham. Edinburgh, Leeds Bradford and Manchester services will follow on 27 March, while routes from Belfast City to Glasgow and Exeter will launch in early May.
Emerald Airlines, exclusive operator of Aer Lingus Regional, has announced it will commence services from its Belfast City Airport base later this month. The airline will operate from Belfast City Airport to Birmingham, Edinburgh, Leeds Bradford, Manchester, Glasgow, and Exeter.
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.
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 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 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 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.
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
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.
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’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.