Monday 19th June 2017
Flights from Waterford to London, Manchester and Birmingham to resume
Flights from Waterford Airport to three cities in the UK will resume next month.
Aer Southeast will begin flights to London Luton, Manchester and Birmingham from July 24th.
There will be six flights a week to London Luton, three to Manchester and three to Birmingham.
The Irish aviation start-up is based in Waterford and has the backing of Irish and Scandinavian investors.
CEO of Waterford Airport is Desmond O'Flynn said: "I am delighted that Aer Southeast will resume three scheduled air services to the UK, all of which have proved their worth and their vital importance to the South East over many years."
He continued: "I am also very pleased to welcome this Scandinavian consortium to Waterford.
We have had detailed discussions with a number of parties since the loss of scheduled services in June last year, but we were very impressed with the aviation experience of the consortium and
their commitment to this project. We look forward to working closely with SkyTruckers [the company behind Aer Southeast], as once again regular and sustainable air links to key cities in the UK are operated over the coming months and years."
Aer Southeast will operate:
Six flights a week to London Luton with operating days and departure times from
Waterford as follows:
Monday Depart at 07h15 Arrive at 08h45
Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday Depart at 09h30 Arrive at 11h00
Friday and Sunday Depart at 17h00 Arrive at 18h30
Three flights a week to Manchester, with operating days and departing times from
Waterford as follows:
Wednesday Depart at 14h00 Arrive at 15h15
Friday and Sunday Depart at 13h00 Arrive at 14h15
Three flights a week to Birmingham, with operating days and departing times from
Waterford Airport as follows:
Monday Depart at 13h00 Arrive at 14h15
Tuesday and Thursday Depart at 14h00 Arrive at 15h15
These scheduled services will provide people with a wide range of travel options through the whole week, and offer numerous possibilities for onward air travel from any of these UK airports.
A full list of both outgoing and returning flight times is available on the Airport’s website.
Ticket prices to all destinations will start from €79 one-way.