Manchester Route Takes Off from Waterford Airport

Easy Access now for Tipperary Folks to Red Devil Land

Easy Access now for Tipperary Folks to Red Devil Land

Graham Doyle, CEO, Waterford Airport, said: “We are delighted to have the Manchester route on offer from Waterford Airport. It is a great city and we know from our experience of the route in the past it is very popular with our passengers.

Together with the Birmingham route offered by Flybe we are thrilled that this route offers our passengers seamless onward connections available with a single transaction booking to Aberdeen, Dusseldorf, Edinburgh, Exeter, Glasgow Intl, Nice, Norwich, Paris CDG and Southhampton.

On the inbound side we are looking forward to welcoming visitors from the northwest of England to the sunny southeast this summer, it is a market of huge potential market for us and particularly with everything on offer for this the year of ‘The Gathering’, there really couldn’t be a more opportunistic time to visit.”

Simon Lilley, Flybe’s Director of Marketing adds:We are looking forward to welcoming our first passengers on board today and to flying many tourists to and from Waterford this summer in particular those travelling to enjoy The Gathering. We know that many will also be taking advantage of the many connections available throughout our extensive network out of Manchester and of the many seamless onward connections available our partner airlines.”

The flights are now available to book on with fares starting from €38 each way including taxes and charges. Appealing to business and leisure passengers, the new Waterford-Manchester services will operate on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays.

Services on the route will operate at the following times from May 22 –


Depart MAN 1150, arrive WAT 1310

Depart WAT 1335, arrive MAN 1450


Depart MAN 1050, arrive WAT 1210

Depart WAT 1235, arrive MAN 1350