New flight from Belfast to Venice

Venice
Venice

A new easyJet flight has been announced from Belfast to Venice.

First flights are set to launch on June 22 from Belfast International Airport.

Venice

Venice

The service will operate twice a week throughout the year and fares start from £27.71.

Venice becomes the second Italian destination added to easyJet’s Belfast network in as many months, following the launch of a route to Naples in December 2017.

easyJet now offers 32 routes from Belfast and continues to expand at its base in Northern Ireland. The airline added three new routes to the network in recent months and will add a sixth aircraft to the base, which is due for delivery in June 2018.

Ali Gayward, easyJet’s UK Country Manager said: "We’re delighted to announce that even more new destinations will be available for our Northern Irish customers. We’re putting flights to Venice on sale today, allowing our customers to book early and take advantage of our lowest fares.

easyJet plane

easyJet plane

“We’re committed to expansion at Belfast Airport and the addition of another new route and additional aircraft will help us to deliver long term, sustainable growth, providing passengers with a greater range of destinations, all with low fares and great service.”

Graham Keddie, MD – Belfast International Airport added: "Excellent news once again from easyJet. Statistics indicate that Italy is a massively underserved market from Belfast, but we are taking significant steps to address this issue, with the addition of Venice joining services to Milan, Naples and Verona.

"Year-round flights to Venice are certain to be popular for city breaks, cruise-ship connections and even ski in winter, not to mention opening up the potential for increased Italian tourism into Northern Ireland.”