Published on May 20th, 2021 | by Alan Dwyer0
Aer Lingus Regional Add Another New Route from Belfast
Aer Lingus Regional has announced a new service from Belfast City Airport to Glasgow starting in July. The route will be operated by Stobart Air using the ATR 72-600 aircraft. The new service will start on 1st July and will be flown at a frequency of 11 times per week initially increasing to 19 per week in August. The addition of this route will bring to ten routes from Belfast City Airport on the Aer Lingus network.
Commenting on the announcement of the new route, Commercial Director at Belfast City Airport Katy Best said “Aer Lingus Regional, operated by Stobart Air, is a much-valued airline partner at Belfast City Airport, and the addition of Glasgow to the network will offer further choice and flexibility to our passengers. With up to 19 flights per week, the convenient flight schedule will no doubt appeal to both business travellers who can book a same-day return, and those seeking to reunite with friends and family or take a short break this summer.”
Also commenting was the MD of Stobart Air, Andy Jolly who said, “Stobart Air has called on the UK Government and the Northern Ireland Executive to support the industry and work with all industry stakeholders on a plan and timeline for the resumption of safe air travel. In light of the successful Covid-19 vaccination rollout allowing air travel to increase safety, we are pleased to add this new route from Glasgow to Belfast to our route network, which will cater to both business and leisure travellers with direct, convenient, and cost-effective flights. We are committed to providing our passengers with frequent, convenient, and affordable services through our regional connections. We look forward to welcoming our staff and customers on board this new route.”
Aer Lingus Regional has already announced new services from George Best Belfast City Airport to Cardiff and Newquay starting on 28th June. All new flights can be booked through the Aer Lingus website. All flights will operate in line with Covid protocols put in place by the UK Government, Northern Ireland Executive, and health authorities.