Air services

New air and return services announced for airports on the island of Ireland

A number of new and returning air services have been announced for airports on the island of Ireland.

Liege Airport

As it celebrates 35 years of operation at Cork Airport, Ryanair has announced that it will extend six summer services from the airport to winter – Faro (four times a week); Milan Bergamo (twice a week); Bordeaux (twice a week), Venice (twice a week), Pisa (twice a week) and Valence (twice a week).

Belfast City Airport

According to a statement on, new regional services operated by Emerald Airlines from Belfast City Airport to Cardiff and Southampton have launched.

Dublin Airport

According to a statement on, Aer Lingus has resumed direct transatlantic service from Dublin Airport to Seattle, Washington for the first time since March 2020, with five weekly flights.

Belfast International Airport

According to a statement on, Ryanair will reopen its base at Belfast International Airport in the summer of 2023, and Ryanair will initially operate 12 routes from Belfast International, and over 115 weekly flights, including to destinations such as Alicante, Faro, Barcelona-Girona, Malaga, East-Midlands, Edinburgh, London-Stansted, Manchester, Milan-Bergamo and Paris-Beauvais.

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