Flights to Ibiza, Valencia, and Milan have taken off this weekend from George Best Belfast City Airport with Ryanair.

The flights, which will connect passengers with popular European sunshine destinations, complete Ryanair’s portfolio of routes from Belfast City Airport, with services to Alicante, Barcelona, Faro, Malaga, and Palma de Mallorca already in operation.

Judith Davis, Operations Manager at Belfast City Airport, commented:

“With travel restrictions easing, and the anticipated relaxation of guidelines for vaccinated passengers, we are seeing an increase in demand from holiday makers and those that wish to travel internationally to see family and friends.”

The services will operate up to twice a week across each route, providing passengers with additional choice and flexibility.

Judith continued:

“The addition of these destinations to our comprehensive route network for summer 2021 is excellent, and the feedback we have received since welcoming Ryanair back to Belfast City Airport has been extremely positive.”

Ryanair’s Director of Marketing, Dara Brady said:

“As Europe’s largest airline, we are delighted to delighted to deliver recovery and growth to Belfast despite the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic.

“Following the successful vaccination programmes throughout Northern Ireland, air traffic here, led by Ryanair, is set to recover strongly throughout the remainder of Summer 2021 and we are pleased to announce these new routes to fantastic sunshine hotspots Ibiza, Valencia, and Milan for much deserved holidays and weekend breaks this summer.”

Find flights and fare information for Ryanair’s eight new sunshine routes from Belfast City Airport at

Belfast City Airport is also offering seven nights of parking in its on-site car park for only £34.99, ideal for those who are heading on holiday or taking a longer break.

Before travelling abroad, passengers must check the latest travel advice regarding entry requirements for their destination and the requirements for re-entry to Northern Ireland. This can be found at and from official sources at the destination.