easyJet has welcomed its 500,000th passenger at Belfast City Airport, since it launched operations in July 2021.

The airline currently operates six UK routes from Belfast City Airport including Bristol, Glasgow, Liverpool, London Gatwick, London Luton and Manchester.

Ellie McGimpsey, Aviation Development Manager at Belfast City Airport, commented: “Reaching the milestone of half a million passengers at Belfast City Airport in under two years is an incredible achievement for easyJet and we were delighted to join with our airline partner to celebrate this occasion and express our gratitude to all passengers for their continued support.

“easyJet’s services have been consistently popular with passengers who wish to avail of convenient and affordable air travel options, and the feedback we have received since it began flying from Belfast City Airport has been fantastic.

easyJet’s consistent presence at Belfast City Airport forms part of our ongoing commitment to offering unrivalled convenience and connectivity to passengers and we look forward to continuing our successful partnership with easyJet and long into the future.”