Once Norwegian Air exits the Northern Ireland market, there will be no direct flights from the North to the US or Canada. Photograph:  Reuters

Norwegian Air is to withdraw its low-cost flights from the North. However, it is advising potential customers in Northern Ireland that they “remain (...)

Belfast International Airport MD Graham Keddie said the airline plans a 39 per cent increase in capacity for summer 2018. Photograph:  Aaron McCracken/Harrisons

Low-cost carrier Jet2 is to launch eight additional routes from Northern Ireland and base an additional aircraft at Belfast International Airport whic(...)

United Airlines has operated its direct Belfast-Newark service since 2005.

Northern Ireland’s only direct, scheduled daily air service to the US will end on Monday as United Airlines grounds the flight because of its “poor fi(...)

Business leaders in Belfast say United’s decision is a blow for the North and could not have come at a worse time.

Northern Ireland is set to lose its only direct, scheduled transatlantic air service following a decision by United Airlines to ground their Belfast t(...)

easyJet’s decision to increase its seat capacity will deliver a boost for related sectors such as aviation support, retail and supply companies

Belfast International Airport has announced that the low cost carrier, easyJet, plans to add a further 250,000 seats to its summer 2016 schedule which(...)

Ryanair announced last month that it plans to open a new base at Belfast from March. Photograph: Alan Betson

Six Northern Ireland firms are planning to create a further 115 full- and part- time jobs as a result of increased business opportunities at Belfast I(...)

Aviation ground handling services company Swissport plans to create 100 new jobs at Belfast International Airport. The company has decided to increa(...)

Belfast International Airport.  Airport security company ICTS is  to announce plans for  40 additional jobs

The London-headquartered airport security company ICTS is today set to announce plans to create 40 additional jobs in the North. The jobs boost at Bel(...)

Ryanair had previously said that if it could secure “workable Belfast-Gatwick slots” it would launch a high frequency service

Ryanair is expected today to make good on a promise issued last month by chief executive Michael O’Leary to expand and re-establish a “base in Belfast(...)

 Belfast International Airport: Aer Lingus’s  switch of its services to Belfast’s City Airport is the subject of a court case. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA

Aer Lingus allegedly switched its Belfast operation in breach of a binding 10-year contract, a multimillion-pound High Court lawsuit heard today.Couns(...)

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