Northern Ireland

Flybe for Derry airport

The airport is owned by Derry City Council
Image caption The budget airline Flybe is to introduce a new service to City of Derry Airport

The budget airline Flybe is to introduce a new service at City of Derry Airport.

The Flybe website is now offering flights from City of Derry Airport to Manchester beginning on 19 May 2011.

An official announcement is expected from the airline next week.

A spokesperson for Derry City Council said it "was positive to see the route on sale ahead of the official announcement".