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Belfast City Airport – New Route to Spain

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Aer Lingus has announced that it is starting a new route from Belfast City Airport to Alicante in April 2016. Aer Lingus’s new schedule will operate five services every week to Alicante which is a port city situated in Costa Blanca, southeastern Spain. The flights will start on April 29, 2016. Flights will travel Friday, […]

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Belfast City Airport Has dropped Operating Profits in 2014

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George Best Airport in Belfast City had a drop in operating profits of 7 percent in 2014. However, the number of passengers were up to 2.56 million in 2014. The rise in interest payment rates and operational costs impacted the profit of the airport reducing to £2,386,000, a drop of 7 percent. The company accounts […]

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Derry City Airport – New Air Routes Planned

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Derry City Airport could have a new route to Dublin with a route shortlisted under a government scheme. A regional carrier called Citywing who is based in the Isle of Man would operate the service. The airline Flybe has also applied to operate weekday flights between Birmingham and Derry in 2016. This route is among […]

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Derry Airport Appointment – Row in Council

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At a meeting of Strathblane and Derry City District Council, a row started when an allegation that an independent councillor wanted to close down Derry City airport. The allegations were made at the council’s Audit, Assurance and Risk Committee when elected members were requested to approve an external review on the make up of the […]

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Derry Airport – Dublin Air Route Dispute

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A local councillor, Micheál Cholm Mac Giolla Easbuig, is disputing the value of air route between Dublin and Derry. The councillor stated that instead of investing government money on an air route between Dublin and Derry, the money should be used instead in investing in road and public transport improvements in the west side of […]

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Newquay Airport Shortlisted for Funding

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Newquay Airport has been shortlisted for funding from the government for the Newquay to Leeds route. This scheme is to improve the transport links across the country. The scheme is called the Regional Air Connectivity. The government have come up with a list of routes, both domestic and international, to provide new and improved transport […]

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Newquay Airport – Flights Worldwide Now Available

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Travellers from Newquay airport can now fly to over 145 destinations worldwide, 84 countries, on one airline ticket after an agreement between Emirates and Flybe. These two airlines have agreed to a new codeshare which will allow travelling across Emirates network using Newquay as a departure point. Travellers will be able to check their luggage […]

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Newquay Airport Axes Development Fee – Ryanair Returns

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Newquay airport (Cornwall Council) has decided to axe their development fee which was a charge of £5 on every outbound passenger flying out of Newquay over the age of 16 years. The Airport Development Fee was an attempt to attract new operators to the airport. Newquay airport has enjoyed a 16 percent increase in the […]

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