EASYJET is expanding its presence at Belfast City Airport with a new service to Bristol from September.
It comes just weeks after regional carrier Eastern Airways withdrew its flights between Belfast and Cardiff.
EasyJet has returned to Belfast City Airport after a decade-long absence in 2021 with a new Gatwick service. Earlier this year he announced plans for a new route between Belfast City and Liverpool from July 1.
And despite widespread problems in executing its wider flight schedule, the airline has confirmed that it wants to increase its presence in Belfast’s east terminal.
EasyJet Country Manager Ali Gayward said: “We are delighted to be expanding our presence at Belfast City Airport with the introduction of a new domestic route to Bristol operating three times a week from September. , following the launch of our Liverpool service earlier this summer and our Gatwick service last year.
“We are proud to be Northern Ireland’s largest airline and look forward to bringing our customers more choice and great fares to Belfast.”
Belfast City Airport boss Matthew Hall said: “EeasyJet was warmly welcomed at Belfast City Airport last July with its service to London Gatwick.
“This route has proven to be extremely popular and we are delighted that our partnership with easyJet will be further strengthened by the addition of a three times weekly service to Bristol from September 7.
“The airline will also begin flights to Liverpool on July 1, bringing the total number of UK destinations passengers can fly to from Belfast City Airport to 19.
“With 12 daily flights to London, it’s considerably more domestic connectivity than any other airport in Northern Ireland.”