Posted on Wednesday 2 April 2014 by ub digital

Birthday Award Haul for

Pictured celebrating 10 years since set up a base at Belfast International Airport is Debbie Abbott, Operations Manager for, John Dornan, Managing Director of Belfast International Airport (left) and Ian Doubtfire, Managing Director of (Right).

Leading leisure airline,, has plenty of reasons to celebrate. Not only did it scoop a top accolade, 'Best Travel Internet Booking System,' at the recent Northern Ireland Travel & Tourism Awards but it is also celebrating its 10th anniversary at Belfast International Airport.

Since its launch has grown from strength to strength, now giving local customers a choice of 14 popular city, sun and ski destinations and employing over 70 people. It has flown over three million NI holiday-makers to its popular locations since it set up its base in Belfast and this year alone it has added new ski destination, Salzburg, plus reintroduced Malaga due to customer demand. In addition it has increased frequency to popular family sunshine hotspots Faro and Tenerife.

Ian Doubtfire (pictured right) Managing Director for says: "The past 10 years have been a great success for at Belfast International Airport. From starting off with one destination we are now gearing up for our busiest year yet with more than 200,000 seats available for summer 2014. We're also pleased with the popularity of our great value Jet2holidays package breaks and were thrilled to win the coveted 'Best Package Tour Operator' at the recent Northern Ireland Travel Awards.

"We are indebted to our loyal Northern Irish customers for their continued support. The success of both companies is also testament to our excellent team of staff who work tirelessly to ensure that and Jet2holidays continue to provide fantastic destinations and a top class service."

John Doran (pictured left), Managing Director at Belfast International Airport added: " has made a real difference to holiday-makers in Northern Ireland and Belfast International Airport is delighted to be celebrating with the airline as it marks the tenth year of its Belfast base. now flies to 14 destinations from Belfast making it Northern Ireland's second largest airline in terms of flight destinations. We wish it continued success."


Follow us

Subscribe to Ulster Business Magazine

View Our Digital Library

A&L Goodbody Ulster Business Top 100 Banner