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.

Belfast City Airport

According to a statement on BelfastCityAirport.com, regional service operator Aer Lingus Emerald Airlines is now operating flights from Belfast City Airport to Birmingham, Edinburgh, Leeds Bradford and Manchester, and it will begin services from Belfast City Airport to Belfast City to Glasgow and Exeter from May 8.

The above news was followed by news that, according to a separate statement posted on BelfastCityAirport.com, Flybe Ltd will add Belfast City Airport as its second main base of operations after Birmingham, with plans for further growth, creating jobs and adding flights as the summer progresses.

A subsequent statement published on BelfastCityAirport.com said Flybe Ltd had confirmed routes from Belfast City Airport to Birmingham, Glasgow, Leeds Bradford, London Heathrow, Amsterdam, Edinburgh, East Midlands, Manchester, Southampton, Aberdeen, Inverness and Newcastle, and that flights will begin on April 13.

Belfast International Airport

According to a statement on BelfastAirport.com, flights will operate from Belfast International Airport to a new Marella Cruises cruise experience on the Marella Voyager from 2023.

Shannon Airport

According to a statement on ShannonGroup.ie, Ryanair will launch a new service from Shannon Airport to Marseille in France on Wednesday May 4, which will operate twice a week on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

The above news was followed by news that, according to statements posted on ShannonAirport.ie and ShannonGroup.ie, United Airlines has resumed daily non-stop seasonal service between Shannon Airport and New York/Newark.

Dublin Airport

According to a statement on DublinAirport.com, Emerald Airlines now operates flights six times a week between Dublin Airport and the Isle of Man.

The above news was followed by news that, according to a separate statement on DublinAirport.com, Alderney now operates flights three times a week between Dublin Airport and Guernsey.

Derry City Airport

According to a statement on CityOfDerryAirport.com, Loganair will operate regular flights from City of Derry Airport to Edinburgh from May 17.

Aer Lingus Summer Hours

Additionally, according to a statement posted on MediaCentre.AerLingus.com, Aer Lingus has started its summer schedule for 2022, which includes 71 routes and 62 destinations.

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