Articles Tagged ‘Belfast City’

Latest route launches (30 September - 7 October)

Latest route launches (30 September – 7 October)

United Express begins two routes, Aer Lingus Regional’s final pieces of its Belfast City puzzle, Jazeera Airways becomes the only carrier to Dhaka, + more.

Aer Lingus Regional takes off to East Midlands and Leeds Bradford

Aer Lingus Regional takes off to East Midlands and Leeds Bradford

Aer Lingus Regional has launched Belfast City to both East Midlands and Leeds Bradford, with these routes having a combined 295,000+ passengers last year.

Route launches (10 - 17 September)

Route launches (10 – 17 September)

Eastern Airways starts Teesside – LHR, connecting the two after 11 years; Aer Lingus Regional fills core void from Belfast City; and Clermont-Ferrand’s again connected with Orly.


Aer Lingus Regional begins Belfast City to Birmingham and Manchester

Aer Lingus Regional begins Belfast City to Birmingham and Manchester

Aer Lingus Regional has launched Birmingham and Manchester from Belfast City, with these two routes having 546,000 passengers last year.

Loganair takes off from Glasgow to downtown Belfast; an important market served once more

Loganair takes off from Glasgow to downtown Belfast; an important market served once more

Loganair began Glasgow – Belfast City today (4 September), reconnecting the two airports following the end of flybe; an important market served once again.

Route launches (27 August - 3 September)

Route launches (27 August – 3 September)

Alaska began San Jose from Spokane, its second Bay Area service; Aer Lingus replaced flybe on core Belfast City route to Edinburgh; and more.


Aer Lingus Regional opens Belfast City base as new Edinburgh service takes off

Aer Lingus Regional opens Belfast City base as new Edinburgh service takes off

Aer Lingus Regional on 27 August opened its new Belfast City base and its first route, to Edinburgh, was launched.

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.

BA CityFlyer adds London City - Belfast City; Belfast - London had ~3 million seats last year

BA CityFlyer adds London City – Belfast City; Belfast – London had ~3 million seats last year

As BA CityFlyer announces Belfast City from flybe’s end which saw London – Belfast City seats cut by 24%, we look at the development of Belfast – London.


Loganair adds Glasgow to Belfast City; what next for City's remaining unserved ‘core three’?

Loganair adds Glasgow to Belfast City; what next for City’s remaining unserved ‘core three’?

Loganair has announced Glasgow – Belfast City, replacing flybe which had 185,000 seats last year. Edinburgh, Manchester, Birmingham all unserved from Belfast City; we look at them.

Belfast City gives anna.aero exclusive tour of £15 million terminal investment and highlights business opportunities for the future

Belfast City gives anna.aero exclusive tour of £15 million terminal investment and highlights business opportunities for the future

Belfast City recently invited anna.aero to look around its newest developments, including the expansion of its departure lounge and fire service equipment. While there, anna.aero’s Aviation Development Editor, Jonathan Ford, also caught up with the airport’s Commercial Director, Katy Best.  

Bye bye bmibaby at Belfast City, Birmingham, East Midlands; Aer Lingus, Flybe, Jet2.com and Monarch stepping in

Bye bye bmibaby at Belfast City, Birmingham, East Midlands; Aer Lingus, Flybe, Jet2.com and Monarch stepping in

Started in the summer of 2002, bmibaby’s passenger numbers peaked in 2007 as the carrier tried a total of six UK regional bases. Which routes was it operating this summer, what competition did it face, and which carriers have already stepped in to replace which services?