Belfast International Airport shares advice for passengers traveling over the Easter period

Belfast International Airport has shared advice for passengers planning to travel during the busy Easter period.

The airport is making preparations for a busy holiday season over the next few weeks, with many people planning to travel for the first time in more than two years.

To help meet the expected high demand, the airport has been working on an ongoing recruitment drive for over 200 positions at all levels to ensure customers can enjoy their journey through the terminal.

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This includes the reopening of many food and retail units.

It comes as many airports struggle with staffing issues leading to long queues.

At Dublin Airport, there were reports of people waiting several hours for security, with some delays causing passengers to miss their flights.

And two return flights to Paris and Manchester from Belfast International Airport were canceled on Wednesday morning April 6.

Graham Keddie, Managing Director of Belfast International Airport said: “B Elfast International Airport is expecting an increase in passenger numbers in the coming weeks as everyone is excited to travel again.

“As we navigate this return to normal, we ask for patience and understanding. We are confident that if passengers plan their journey carefully and follow our five tips, they can relax and enjoy a well-deserved break. .”

The airport advises all customers to follow five simple tips that will speed up the check-in process and ensure they pass through security on time so they can enjoy their experience at the airport. airport.

Belfast International Airport’s top travel tips are:

Check travel requirements

Always check travel requirements to and from the destination of your choice before leaving for the airport and make sure you have the correct documents at hand when checking in.

Arrived on time

Check with your airline for the latest flight information and arrive at the time specified by your airline. The airport recommends that you arrive at least two hours before your flight departs.

Keep your travel essentials close at hand

Make sure your tickets and boarding pass, travel insurance, driver’s license, change and credit cards are safe but easily accessible. Also, don’t forget to pack a charger for your smartphone and have your airline information handy.

Remove liquids

Remember that you can only take liquids in individual containers with a maximum capacity of 100ml on the plane. Each item must be removed from carry-on baggage and placed in a clear, resealable plastic bag with a maximum capacity of one liter per passenger.

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Get ready for safety

Before reaching the security check, it is advisable to remove your laptop, tablet or other similar electronic device from your hand luggage for separate inspection. Coats, jackets and belts should also be removed.

For more information, visit Security | Belfast International Airport (belfastairport.com)

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