Published on September 9th, 2022 | by Alan Dwyer0
EasyJet Takes Off for Bristol
Easyjet has launched the first flight on a new winter route from George Best Belfast City Airport to Bristol this week. The inaugural flight on the new winter route from Belfast to Bristol took off on Wednesday 7th September, with flights operating up to three times a week on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays throughout the winter season until 24th March 2023. Bristol offers something for every type of traveller, with its year-round festivals, award-winning cycle tracks, Michelin-starred restaurants, inspiring street art, and lively nightlife. The city also offers convenient direct links to the nearby historic city of Bath as well as to Wales and the South West coast.
Commenting on the new route, easyJet’s UK Country Manager, Ali Gayward said, “We are delighted to be launching our first flights from Belfast City to Bristol for the winter, providing more choice for business and leisure travellers wishing to connect to one of England’s most popular city destinations. We continue to further strengthen our network in Belfast, having recently added services to London Gatwick, Liverpool, and Glasgow from Belfast City which are already proving very popular with our customers. As Belfast’s largest airline, we remain committed to offering customers a wider range of flight options and great value fares.”
Also commenting was the Aviation Development Manager at Belfast City Airport, Ellie McGimpsey who said, “It is great to see flights to Bristol taking off with easyJet, adding another route to our comprehensive network of domestic destinations. We are confident that Bristol will prove popular with business and leisure passengers alike, with the convenient flight times and three-times weekly service giving travellers a hassle-free link to the southwest of England. This new route adds to easyJet’s portfolio at Belfast City, with services to London Gatwick and Liverpool already operational and flights to Glasgow set to commence in October.”