11/07/2018

easyJet Announces Three New Routes From Belfast

Budget airline easyJet has announced three new routes from Belfast International Airport.

The new routes to Fuerteventura, Prague and Salzburg will go on sale on Thursday 12 July.

The new service to Fuerteventura commences on 31 October.

Flights to Prague will start on 29 October and flights to Salzburg will commence on 13 December.
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Ali Gayward, easyJet's UK Country Manager, said: "We have operated flights to and from Belfast International Airport for over eighteen years and remain committed to expansion at the Airport. In support of this, last month we based an additional aircraft at the airport enabling us to deliver long term, sustainable growth and provide passengers with a greater range of destinations, all with low fares and great service."

(CD)

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