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  • Joe Breitfeller

Aer Lingus Regional to Offer Expanded Summer 2023 Schedule, Including New Routes From Belfast City

Aer Lingus Regional, exclusively operated by Emerald Airlines, will offer an expanded flying program for summer 2023, including new routes from Belfast City Airport to Jersey and Newquay.

Aer Lingus Regional Launches Expanded Summer 2023 Schedule - Courtesy Emerald Airlines

On Tuesday (October 25, 2022), Emerald Airlines, the exclusive operator of Aer Lingus Regional services, announced an expanded summer 2023 schedule with over 1.5 million seats on sale for the season. Next summer, the carrier will offer 23 routes, with 13 from Dublin and 10 from Belfast, including new routes from Belfast City Airport to Jersey and Newquay. For customers looking for a fun city-break holiday next summer, Aer Lingus Regional will offer convenient connections to some of the UK’s liveliest cities including Glasgow, Edinburgh, Birmingham, Leeds and Manchester. Great outdoor escape destinations will include flights to Bristol, Isle of Man, Jersey, Exeter and Newquay. Tickets are now available for booking for Aer Lingus Regional’s summer 2023 schedule, which starts on March 26, 2023.

In today’s schedule announcement, Emerald Airlines’ Head of Commercial, Ciarán Smith, said,

“As we enter into a busy Winter season, we are thrilled to be announcing our Summer 2023 schedule, which will see the extension of a number of our Winter routes, including Dublin-Aberdeen and Dublin-Southampton. We are also pleased to be bolstering our Belfast schedule with the addition of two sought-after routes: Newquay and Jersey. We anticipate these new routes to be popular amongst those travelling for both business and leisure purposes, and we look forward to providing that increased connectivity to and from Belfast.”

Aer Lingus Regional's Summer 2023 Flying Program - Courtesy Emerald Airlines

Dublin-based Emerald Airlines is Ireland’s newest regional carrier and the exclusive operator of the Aer Lingus Regional route network. The airline offers a range of solutions including, franchise, wet-lease and private charter flying. Emerald Airlines’ dedicated team of aviation specialists provide customers with customized fleet solutions. Emerald Airlines currently operates Aer Lingus Regional flights from both Dublin and Belfast City airports with over 568 weekly flights on 22 routes to and from nearly 20 airports including Bristol, Birmingham, Exeter, Edinburgh, Newcastle, Isle of Man, Newquay, Southampton, Aberdeen and others. For summer 2023, the carrier will offer over 580 weekly flights across 23 routes.

Managed by a team of highly-experienced aviation professionals, Emerald’s mission is to safely and sustainability grow the business through innovation, expertise and a commitment to exceeding the expectations of their customers and airline partners. Emerald has also established an airline company in Northern Ireland (Emerald Airlines UK Ltd) and has applied to the UK CAA for a UK AOC and Operating License.

Source: Emerald Airlines

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