All posts tagged "Belfast"

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    Belfast to Manchester with EasyJet

    EasyJet has confirmed its commitment to Northern Ireland by announcing that flights between Belfast International Airport and Liverpool will continue, while competitor Flybe prepares to end its service between the two cities at the end of this month. A Belfast – Manchester service commences on 31st October. EasyJet operates direct flights between...

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    Jamaican Tourism Minister Welcomes APD Reduction for NI Long-Haul Flights

    Jamaica’s Tourism Minister, the Hon. Edmund Bartlett, has welcomed the decision by the UK Government to reduce the Air Passenger Duty rates for long-haul flights departing from Northern Ireland. “We are heartened by this decision by the UK Government,” he said. “I think this is the clearest indication yet that the UK...

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    Etihad Seeks NI Sales Representative

    Etihad Airways is to expand its sales force into Northern Ireland and is currently seeking a qualified industry person for the role of Sales Representative for Northern Ireland, based in Belfast. The representative will report to the Country Manager, based in Dublin. This is a new post and shows the commitment that...

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    UK Government Reduces Ex-NI APD

    UK Chancellor George Osborne announced on Tuesday that Air Passenger Duty will be cut for passengers travelling on direct long-haul routes departing from airports in Northern Ireland. From 1st November 2011 the direct long-haul APD rate will be reduced to the short-haul rate, which is currently £12 per passenger in Economy Class...

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    Inghams Closes Dubin Office, Grainne Caffrey Leaves

    Inghams announced yesterday that it has “reluctantly” decided to cease tour operations from Ireland with effect from winter 2011-12 and that its offices in Dublin will close on Friday 19th August. Ireland Manager Grainne Caffrey, who has been with Inghams for the past five years, will be leaving the company. Inghams has...

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    No-fly Cruises ex-Ireland

    John Galligan Travel (JGT) is offering over-50s who love cruising but hate flying three opportunities to cruise out of Dublin. JGT has arranged a special eight-night cruise departure from Dublin on 23rd July, operated by Saga Cruises, which will return to Belfast, with coach transfer back to Dublin. “We have been totally...

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    NITB’s £1m Summer Campaign

    The Northern Ireland Tourist Board (NITB) has launched a new £1 million marketing campaign to encourage visitors from the Republic of Ireland for a short break or holiday this summer. “This year’s campaign features key product areas that are particularly suited to summer visits including houses and gardens, festivals and events,family attractions,...