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Aer Lingus Regional To Operate Belfast City To Newcastle And Nottingham Services

By Dave Simpson
Aer Lingus Regional To Operate Belfast City To Newcastle And Nottingham Services

Aer Lingus Regional operator Emerald Airlines will operates services from Belfast City Airport to Newcastle and Nottingham East Midlands.


According to a statement published on, the Nottingham East Midlands service will start on 26 March and will operate daily service at first before becoming double daily service from mid-April, and Newcastle service will start on 28 April and will operate daily.


The statement published on quoted Emerald Airlines head of commercial Ciarán Smith as saying, "We are very pleased to be strengthening our schedule out of Belfast City Airport.

"As the demand for travel options from Belfast only increases, these two new routes will no doubt be warmly welcomed.

"Earlier this week we announced that we will be adding 15,000+ seats immediately across our existing network from Belfast City, and we will continue to grow these services in the months ahead."


The statement published on quoted Belfast City Airport commercial director Katy Best as saying, "Following the collapse of Flybe, East Midlands and Newcastle were the airline’s only destinations not served by other carriers from Belfast City Airport.

"Having Emerald Airlines step-up and operate the Aer Lingus Regional services on both routes, in addition to its already extensive network from Belfast City, is therefore excellent news as it leaves no Flybe destination unserved.

"Maintaining a robust route network and ensuring connectivity to and from Northern Ireland remains our priority, and we look forward to continuing and developing our successful partnership with Emerald Airlines."

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