Aer Lingus Regional to Safeguard Connectivity from Northern Ireland to Great Britain, Increasing its Capacity from Belfast City Airport

Reaffirming its commitment to the UK, the airline is adding 15,000+ seats immediately across its existing network from Belfast


Emerald Airlines, largest operator out of Belfast City Airport and the exclusive operator of the Aer Lingus Regional network, today reasserts its commitment to serving Great Britain from Northern Ireland. The airline is adding over 15,000 seats immediately across its existing network from Belfast City, including popular services to Birmingham, Edinburgh, Leeds Bradford, Manchester and Glasgow.


  • FLASH SALE: From Monday morning, 30th January, customers can avail of up to 30% off flights across the entire Aer Lingus Regional route network. The discount is available for passengers travelling between 1st February - 31st March 2023. The Flash Sale ends at midnight, Thursday, 2nd of February, 2023. Terms and conditions apply. Visit for great value fares and book your flights now!
  • ADDITIONAL CAPACITY: With additional seats being introduced within the next week, the airline is in the midst of expanding its services on its existing route network. With more flights and more choice for the travelling public, the airline is progressively bolstering its Summer 2023 Schedule. Emerald Airlines will add 180,000+ extra seats this Summer from Belfast City Airport.
  • RECRUITING OPEN DAY: For industry colleagues who have been adversely impacted by the Flybe administration announcement, Emerald Airlines is holding open interviews on Thursday and Friday, 2nd and 3rd of February in Maldron Hotel, Belfast. Based in Belfast City Airport, these roles include Direct Entry Captains, Co-Pilots, and Cabin Crew. 


Commenting on the announcement, Conor McCarthy, Executive Chairman of Emerald Airlines said: “We are developing and executing a comprehensive plan to ensure the continuation of reliable, cost-effective and sustainable air travel from Belfast City Airport. Emerald Airlines are stepping up, safeguarding connectivity between Great Britain and Northern Ireland, as we have done for the past 12 months.


We are also eager to recruit former Flybe crew members to join our wonderful team at Belfast and will be actively engaged in interviewing candidates over the next week. We know how distressing this situation must be for all concerned, and our hearts go out to those who have lost their jobs over the weekend.” 


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