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Ryanair launches Belfast base, demands abolition of air tax

Airline says demand over passenger duty not a threat

7th January, 2016
Ryanair on the up and up. Pic: RollingNews.ie

Ryanair has announced it will open a new base at Belfast International Airport with an investment of $300 million in aircraft, but has demanded the dropping of what it described as "outrageous" air taxes in Northern Ireland.

The airline said that from March it would have one aircraft in Belfast which a four-times daily service to London, which would grow to a three aircraft and five more new routes from October 2016.

This, the airline said, would...

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