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Belfast City Airport To Frankfurt Service Launched

By Dave Simpson
Belfast City Airport To Frankfurt Service Launched

A new Lufthansa service from Belfast City Airport to Frankfurt has been launched.


According to a statement published on, the new service will operate up to four times weekly on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, and an Embraer E-190 aircraft will operate on the route.


The statement published on quoted Belfast City Airport commercial director Katy Best as saying, "The commencement of Lufthansa's service to Frankfurt represents a significant milestone for Belfast City Airport, providing Northern Ireland with essential connectivity to Europe and further afield.

"This exciting new partnership opens up opportunities for business and leisure travellers alike and there is no doubt that it will be an extremely popular route for many.

"At Belfast City Airport, we pride ourselves on delivering convenience and choice to our passengers and securing this new connection with Germany only strengthens that offering further."


The statement published on quoted Lufthansa Group general manager sales, UK, Ireland and Iceland Dr Frank Wagner as saying, "We are excited to announce the addition of Belfast City Airport to Lufthansa’s global network with the official inaugural flight to Frankfurt on 24th April 2023.

"This new nonstop connection will bring Northern Ireland much closer to Frankfurt and to the heart of western Europe. Connecting passengers will enjoy a convenient and full service one-stop connection beyond our hub to our vast network of 200 destinations in most parts of the world."

The statement published on also quoted Belfast Chamber chief executive Simon Hamilton as saying, "Belfast Chamber is delighted to welcome the arrival of the first Lufthansa flight from Frankfurt to George Best Belfast City Airport. Frankfurt is a fantastic hub airport and a new four times a week service will provide Belfast businesses with access to new markets in Germany and across the world, as well as opportunities for the city to attract new inbound tourists.

"Connectivity is key to the economic success of any city and Belfast will undoubtedly benefit from this brilliant new route."

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