Aer Lingus and Flybe in first Waterford take-off


Waterford Regional Airport yesterday celebrated the imminent 30th anniversary of its first passenger flights by seeing off the airport’s first Aer Lingus Regional and Flybe services.

The routes connecting Waterford with London Luton, London Southend and Manchester are now with Aer Lingus Regional while Birmingham is available with Flybe.

These brands and their websites open out the routes to a large pool of potential passengers in Ireland and across the United Kingdom.

The first official flight under the Aer Lingus Regional banner was the 7.30am Waterford-London Southend service while the first flight on the Birmingham route with Flybe left Birmingham at 2.55pm with the return leg at 4.40pm from Waterford.