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Easyjet announced in response to strong customer demand its adding an extra flight between Belfast International and Birmingham on Sundays, the additional frequency will add an estimated 13,000 passengers per annum on the route for a total of 150,000 passengers. Easyjet carried over 14,000 passengers on the route in the first month of operation.

The additional flight will depart Belfast International at 1325 and Birmingham at 1450 from the 31st of March 2013.

Easyjet Head of Northern Ireland Ali Gayward said “We only launched our Birmingham route in October and due to an overwhelming demand for affordable fares, we are delighted to announce the doubling of our Sunday flights. This additional frequency will see an increase from 12 to 13 flights per week.

Our aim has always been to make travel easy and affordable and we’re delighted to be able to show further commitment to Northern Ireland by responding to demand and adding the extra service.

Sunday is a strong travelling day for both business commuters and people on weekend breaks, therefore doubling our Sunday offering will give our passengers further choice in flight times at affordable prices”.

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