A quick connection between London and Belfast was restored on earlier, as flights resumed between the 2 cities’ most central airports.
The five-times-a-week service between London Metropolis Airport (LCY) and George Finest Belfast Metropolis Airport (BHD), operated by LCY-based BA CityFlyer, brings again flying on the favored route which had ceased in February with the collapse of Flybe.
Final 12 months the route was London Metropolis Airport’s quickest rising, up 14.7 per cent year-on-year.
A complete of 210,936 passengers took benefit of the handy connection between the 2 capital cities in 2019.
Commenting on the return of the flights, Brandon Lewis, the secretary of state for Northern Eire, mentioned: “This is good news for Northern Eire and the connectivity of your complete United Kingdom.
“It’s essential to the restoration of the financial system that very important air passenger providers to and from London and Belfast Metropolis Airport are maintained.
“I’m delighted that this well-liked and well-established route will as soon as once more be open for enterprise.”