Air services

New air services announced for airports on the island of Ireland

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

Shannon Airport

Shannon Airport operator Shannon Group has welcomed the addition of Shannon Airport to global cargo airline Cargolux’s network, according to a statement on, which also noted that the Weekly, year-round Cargolux service will depart from Los Angeles via Seattle, and then depart Shannon for Cargolux’s hub in Luxembourg, from where it provides both a road trucking network across Europe and flights to Asia, Africa, the Middle East and the Americas.

Belfast City Airport

Aer Lingus regional service operator Emerald Airlines has announced services from Belfast City Airport to Cardiff and Southampton, according to a statement on, which added that services will start from 7 July.

According to a subsequent statement published on, easyJet has launched a service from Belfast City Airport to Liverpool which will depart on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.

According to a later statement posted on, Royal Caribbean International has launched its first direct charter flight from Belfast City Airport to take travelers to the cruise line’s new ship, wonder of the seasand the flights will be operated by September 18 this year.

Dublin Airport

According to a statement on, Egyptair has launched a new year-round service from Dublin Airport to Cairo, which will operate four times a week and is Ireland’s first scheduled air service to and from Egypt. .

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