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VLM Airlines off to a flying start at Waterford airport

New dawn for Waterford as VLM Airlines begin London Luton and Birmingham flights from Waterford airport.

The Belgian-based airline will fly 12 times a week in each direction with the new service starting with their inaugural flight from Waterford at 7.30am on Monday 27th April, returning from Luton at 9.40am.

Flying in Europe since 1993, the airline is to provide twice-daily Waterford-London Luton flights from Monday-Friday, as well as a Saturday and a Sunday service. The Fokker 50 aircraft being used on the route has a capacity for up to 50 passengers. There have been strong bookings since details of the new service were announced in mid-March, and reservations have been made continuously through the website and with travel agents since the announcement.

VLM are also operating a four times a week service from Waterford to Birmingham. Their first service on this route left Waterford at 11.50am on Monday last.

Speaking as the first flight took off from Waterford, Alix de Weerdt, Chief Commercial Officer, VLM Airlines, said: “All that we have seen since announcing our Waterford routes gives us tremendous confidence and encouragement about the demand that exists for convenient and... Read more »»

VLM Airlines off to a flying start at Waterford airport

VLM Airlines off to a flying start at Waterford airport

Waterford Institute of Technology's governing body ratifies new President

Waterford Institute of Technology's governing body ratifies new President

At a meeting recently, the governing body of Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) ratified Prof Willie Donnelly as the next President of the Institute.

Prof Donnelly was Vice President for Research, Innovation and Graduate Studies at WIT as well... Read more »»

100 Publishing jobs for County Waterford confirms recovery

Labour TD for Waterford, Ciara Conway, is delighted that international publishing company Agora is to expand its operations to Portlaw. Deputy Conway said: "To have an international publishing company of the stature of Agora set up in County Waterford is just fantastic news.

"There’s always a challenge in terms of generating economic activity in rural areas, so from this perspective, this news is most welcome for Portlaw and its hinterland.

"These jobs are a huge vote of confidence for Ireland and specifically Waterford, and... Read more »»


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