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Flights to Belfast from Cork to be launched by

Flights to Belfast from Cork to be launched by is launching twice-daily flights to Belfast from Cork as it names George Best Belfast City Airport its new Northern Ireland hub.

Services to the province’s capital take off from Ireland’s second-largest city at 09:20 and 17:40 each day, with these services landing at 10:30 and 18:50 respectively.

The airline also confirmed that from October 31st, it will move all its Northern Ireland operations at Belfast International to Belfast City Airport.

Noel Hayes, the airline’s chairman, explained that changes in the aviation industry this year have "presented opportunities" to smaller carriers like

"One such dynamic is capitalising and growing our operations in Ireland and introducing Belfast City Airport as our key hub," he commented.

"Our regular passenger surveys confirm that our commuter routes, such as our new twice-daily service to Cork, are very well suited to this airport, where speed of transit through the terminal and fast access to the city centre are seen as key benefits."

On July 9th, launched new flights to Galway from the Isle of Man, with services operating every Friday and Sunday.