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British Airways announces 4 new routes from Belfast

British Airways has announced that it is launching 4 new routes from Belfast this summer, in order to support important business and tourism links between Northern Ireland and the rest of the United Kingdom.

The carrier’s BA Cityflyer subsidiary will operate a total of 18 flights per week from Belfast City to Exeter, Glasgow, Leeds Bradford and Newquay Cornwall airports over the coming months. This routes will complement its existing services from the capital of Northern Ireland to London City and Heathrow.

While flights to Exeter and Leeds Bradford have started from today, flights to Cornwall Newquay and Glasgow will start in July and August respectively.

The departure times, along with flight number and start date, from Belfast City for Exeter route are:

Start date: 16th July 2021

Flight number: BA7319

Departure times:

  • Mondays – 12:55
  • Fridays – 16:35
  • Saturdays – 10:15
  • Sundays – 11:40

The departure times, along with flight number and start date, from Belfast City for Leeds Bradford route are:

Start date: 16th July 2021

Flight number: BA7313

Departure times:

  • Mondays – 08:40
  • Tuesdays – 08:40
  • Wednesdays – 08:40
  • Thursdays – 08:40
  • Fridays – 10:55
  • Sundays – 08:40

The departure times, along with flight number and start date, from Belfast City for Cornwall Newquay route are:

Start date: 3rd July 2021

Flight number: BA7331

Departure times:

  • Wednesdays – 16:35
  • Saturdays – 06:35

The departure times, along with flight number and start date, from Belfast City for Glasgow route are:

Start date: 2nd August 2021

Flight number: BA7327

Departure times:

  • Mondays – 19:00
  • Tuesdays – 19:00
  • Wednesdays – 19:00
  • Thursdays – 19:00
  • Fridays – 19:00
  • Sundays – 19:00

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Tom Stoddart, Managing Director, BA CityFlyer, said:

We’re delighted to announce these new services from Belfast, which will enhance our regional network and maintain vital connections between Northern Ireland and other key UK destinations. We’re sure these routes will be popular with customers getting away for a UK holiday this summer, as well as those visiting friends and relatives, and we’ll continue to listen to their feedback about where they want to travel. We also welcome the recent announcement about the NI Domestic Aviation Kickstart Scheme and await further details with great interest.

Katy Best, Commercial Director, Belfast City Airport, said:

Continuity on these services is excellent news for domestic connectivity to and from Northern Ireland. Operated by Embraer 190 jets, these routes will greatly complement the existing British Airways services to London Heathrow and London City enabling passengers to enjoy the excellent British Airways experience to a greater number of destinations.

BA CityFlyer recently announced plans to connect London with Guernsey and Edinburgh & with Jersey and Gibraltar.

Featured image by British Airways

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