Aer Lingus Regional to start flights to Belfast City Airport from East Midlands Airport


Emerald Airlines, largest operator out of Belfast City Airport and exclusive operator of the Aer Lingus Regional network, today announces a new service from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Belfast City.

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With fares starting at £34.99* the East Midlands to Belfast City service will start on Sunday 26 March, initially as a daily service, and will increase up to double daily from mid-April. Tickets are on sale now at www.aerlingus.com

Commenting on the announcement, Ciarán Smith, Head of Commercial at Emerald Airlines said: “We are very pleased to be strengthening our schedule out of Belfast City Airport. As the demand for travel options from Belfast only increases, this new route will no doubt be warmly welcomed. Earlier this week we announced that we will be adding 15,000+ seats immediately across our existing network from Belfast City, and we will continue growing these services in the months ahead.”

Steve Griffiths, East Midlands Airport’s Managing Director, said: “We’re delighted that the Aer Lingus Regional service  between EMA and Belfast City will begin next month. This news will be well received by the passengers who make use of this popular route which is an important part of our domestic offer. We look forward to working with the airline as they seek further opportunities to grow their operation here.”

With more flights and more choice for the travelling public, the airline is progressively bolstering its Summer 2023 Schedule. Emerald Airlines will add 180,000+ extra seats this Summer from Belfast City Airport, operating over 400 weekly flights this Summer to and from Belfast.

Today is the last day of the Aer Lingus Flash Sale! Customers can avail of up to 30% off flights across the entire Aer Lingus Regional route network. The discount is available for passengers travelling between 1st February - 31st March 2023. The sale ends at tonight at midnight, Thursday, 2 February, 2023. Terms and conditions apply.

Passengers can earn Avios points on all Aer Lingus Regional flights. Visit www.aerlingus.com for great value fares and book your flights now!

Overview of Services from East Midlands 




Belfast City

Up to 2 daily

Commences 26 March 2023