16 AUGUST 2021
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A direct service to Glasgow has taken off from Belfast City Airport with British Airways.
Passengers on the inaugural flight were greeted by a bagpiper playing traditional Scottish music.
Katy Best, Commercial Director at Belfast City Airport, commented: “The launch of a Glasgow service further enhances domestic connectivity from Belfast City Airport and presents a convenient travel option to and from the west coast of Scotland.
“Northern Ireland has strong links with Scotland and Glasgow has always been a popular route so we’re very happy it has resumed with British Airways today.
“British Airways has a strong commitment to Northern Ireland and it is excellent passengers can now avail of the fantastic British Airways product on a greater number of routes from Belfast City Airport whilst collecting Avios and Executive Club tier points.”
British Airways currently flies a network of six destinations from Belfast City Airport – Exeter, Glasgow, Heathrow, Leeds Bradford, London City, and a summer service to Newquay.
Operating the franchise is BA CityFlyer based at London City Airport with 98-seat two-class Embraer 190 aircraft and a full cabin service.
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