AER LINGUS announced its summer schedule from George Best Belfast City Airport

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2013-10-31 — / — AER LINGUS has today announced its summer schedule from George Best Belfast City Airport, featuring a great mix of city break and summer sun options to mainland Europe and London.

And as an added incentive for early bookers, holidaymakers can get 50% off their checked baggage too.

Holidaymakers can fly direct from George Best Belfast City Airport to some of Northern Ireland’s favourite sun destinations, including Palma, Malaga, and Faro.

The airline which marks six years of operations in Belfast this winter and its first anniversary of flying from Belfast City Airport next week, will fly twice a week to Palma, Majorca every Tuesday and Saturday, six days a week to Malaga (excluding Saturdays) and daily to Faro.

Aer Lingus will continue to serve the London Heathrow route and will maintain the vital London Gatwick route from Belfast City Airport following Flybe’s withdrawal announcement; flying four times daily to Heathrow and three times a day to Gatwick.

Andrea Hunter, Business Development Manager for Aer Lingus in Northern Ireland said: “Following a bumper summer on our European routes and our recent award for ‘Best Airline to Europe ex. Belfast’ at the recent Northern Ireland Travel and Tourism Awards, we have received a massive vote of confidence from our Northern Irish travellers.

“We are certain, that our choice of routes, combined with our award winning service to Europe and great value fares will again prove popular next year.

“Our customers tell us they appreciate the added benefits that flying with Aer Lingus brings including advance seat selection; friendly, caring staff and airports situated in central, convenient locations,” she said.

Flights go on sale today, and for a limited time only from 29th October until 3rd November, Aer Lingus is offering holidaymakers 50% off their checked baggage for travel from April through to September 2014 on their Belfast route network (terms and conditions apply).

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