AER Lingus has returned to Leeds Bradford airport for the first time in 14 years.
Aer Lingus Regional, operated by Stobart Air, has announced that it will offer direct double daily return flights between Leeds Bradford and Dublin Airport from October 23.
Aer Lingus Regional expects to carry up to 70,000 customers annually on the new route and will operate all services on the company’s new fleet of aircraft. All flights to and from Leeds Bradford will operate from Aer Lingus’ hub at Dublin Airport’s new Terminal 2, which houses the US Customs and Border Pre-Clearance facility.
John Parkin, the chief executive of Leeds Bradford International Airport, added: “We are delighted to welcome Aer Lingus to Leeds Bradford. This announcement will provide increased choice for business and leisure passengers flying to the Dublin hub.”