New transatlantic airline plans Belfast hub

By Lisa James
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Plans have been revealed for a new transatlantic airline from Northern Ireland.

Fly Atlantic is planning to begin operating from Belfast International Airport in summer 2024.

It aims to operate routes to the US and Canada as well as UK and Europe and, once fully operational, plans to fly to 35 destinations.

Initially, the airline says it will employ 50 people at Belfast International Airport and 250 crew, the BBC reports.

After that, it plans to expand the number of jobs to 1,000 in the first five years, Chief Executive Andrew Pyne said.

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