London City-Belfast connection restored | News

A speedy connection involving London and Belfast was restored on before, as flights resumed involving the two cities’ most central airports.

The five-moments-a-week assistance involving London City Airport (LCY) and George Most effective Belfast City Airport (BHD), operated by LCY-dependent BA CityFlyer, provides back again traveling on the well-liked route which had ceased in February with the collapse of Flybe.

Very last 12 months the route was London City Airport’s swiftest escalating, up 14.7 for each cent 12 months-on-12 months.

A complete of 210,936 travellers took benefit of the effortless connection involving the two funds metropolitan areas in 2019.

Commenting on the return of the flights, Brandon Lewis, the secretary of point out for Northern Ireland, explained: “This is excellent information for Northern Ireland and the connectivity of the overall United Kingdom.

“It is critical to the recovery of the overall economy that vital air passenger solutions to and from London and Belfast City Airport are preserved.

“I am delighted that this well-liked and properly-established route will as soon as once more be open up for business.”