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EasyJet flights to Alicante take off from Belfast City Airport

Pictured is Mauricio Capdevila Cabin Manager, Daniel Ankerso Captain, Ellie McGimpsey, Aviation Development Manager, Ian Graham Flight Attendant, Endrico Freimann cabin crew and Francesco Forli cabin crew.

Pictured is Mauricio Capdevila Cabin Manager, Daniel Ankerso Captain, Ellie McGimpsey, Aviation Development Manager, Ian Graham Flight Attendant, Endrico Freimann cabin crew and Francesco Forli cabin crew.


Belfast City Airport has marked the commencement of its highly anticipated summer flights to Alicante.


Operated by easyJet, the service to the ever-popular Spanish region will fly twice a week on Thursdays and Sundays. Great value seats are still available to book from £40.99* on easyJet.com and via the mobile app.


easyJet’s new route gives customers in Northern Ireland more choice and connectivity for their summer holiday, whether it’s for a city break in Alicante or to relax on Spain’s sunny beaches.



Ali Gayward, easyJet’s UK Country Manager, said:


“We are delighted to be launching a new route from Belfast City to Alicante, providing our customers in Belfast with more choice when planning their summer holiday whether they are looking for a cultural city break or to relax on the beaches of the Costa Blanca, there is something for everyone.


“We are proud to be the largest airline in Belfast and Northern Ireland and remain committed to offering customers great value fares and more choice when they fly with us.”



Ellie McGimpsey, Aviation Development Manager at Belfast City Airport, commented:


"At Belfast City Airport, we are committed to delivering both choice and convenience to our passengers, and the take-off of easyJet’s first flight to Alicante marks the beginning of the bustling summer period.


"Feedback from our passengers has indicated a strong demand for sunshine routes, and we are thrilled to offer flights to much sought-after holiday destinations directly from the UK and Ireland's Most Convenient Airport.


“Whether you’re travelling for a family holiday, a golfing trip, or to sightsee, Alicante, which has a short flight time of just over three hours, has something for everyone.”



The service to Alicante will also provide choice for travellers wishing to visit Benidorm, Fuengirola, Benalmádena, and Torremolinos.


In addition to Alicante, easyJet will also facilitate flights from Belfast City Airport to Palma de Mallorca from 30th May.


easyJet holidays has also launched thousands of its beach and city package holidays across the new route in anticipation for the tour operator’s biggest summer season yet, with Spain being one of its most popular destinations amongst holidaymakers.



All easyJet holidays packages include flights, hotel, 23kg luggage and transfers on beach holidays, all covered by its Ultimate Flexibility, offering freedom to change a booking, a refund guarantee, and best price guarantee. 


Ellie added:


“With our prime location, just five minutes from Belfast city centre, those who choose Belfast City Airport can travel from the heart of Belfast, and with average security processing times of just six minutes, it’s never been easier to get to where you’re going hassle-free and on time.  


“At Belfast City Airport we pride ourselves on delivering an enhanced travel experience, and we look forward to welcoming many more passengers through our terminal this summer.”



Belfast City Airport was recently confirmed as the UK’s Most Punctual Airport for 2023 and was also recognised at the prestigious Routes Europe 2024 Awards, designed to celebrate excellence in aviation.


For further information about Belfast City Airport’s summer destinations and schedule, visit:



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