31/03/2015

Easyjet To Increase Flights To And From Belfast By 30%

Airline carrier Easyjet has confirmed it will increase the number of flights to and from Belfast International Airport by 30%.

Alliance Antrim Cllr NEil Kelly welcomed the news and said it could create up to 100 jobs at the airport.
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Councillor Neil Kelly said: "This is a vote of confidence in Belfast International Airport and the Northern Ireland economy. Any improvement to our transport links can help make it easier to attract investors to Northern Ireland. The routes to London are very lucrative, so it is good to see an increase in these flights.

"With an increase in flights to Belfast, there should be a subsequent boost for the economy and the Antrim area with an increase in tourist numbers."

(CD)

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