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Aer Lingus Announces New Regional Base at Belfast City Airport

31st July 2020 - 1:00pm

Andrea Hunter (Aer Lingus)

Andrea Hunter (Aer Lingus)


Aer Lingus are sharing the news that a new Aer Lingus regional base will be located at Belfast City Airport. Together with Stobart Air the airline is launching six routes, to Edinburgh, Manchester, Birmingham, East Midlands, Leeds Bradford and Exeter.


Flights from Belfast to Edinburgh will begin from 27 August and to Exeter on 28 August. Flights to Manchester and Birmingham will operate from 14 September, and flights to East Midlands and Leeds Bradford begin from 1 October.


Stobart Air, operator of Aer Lingus Regional routes, will base five ATR72-600 aircraft at Belfast City Airport. We plan to operate over 200 flights weekly to and from Belfast. In total, Stobart Air operates 30 Aer Lingus Regional routes from bases in Dublin, Cork and Belfast.


Stobart Air will operate a high-frequency schedule with convenient flight times to facilitate passengers, providing essential connectivity between Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK.

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Andrea Hunter (Aer Lingus)
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