Northern Ireland

Belfast International Airport: 115 jobs created by six companies

International Airport
Image caption It brings the total number of new jobs announced at the airport in the past two months to 298

One hundred and fifteen jobs are being created by six businesses at Belfast International Airport.

Eighty-five are full-time positions while the remaining 30 are part-time.

The jobs are across a wide cross-section of aviation support activities, including on-site food outlets, taxi operations and private charter services.

It brings the total number of new jobs announced at the airport in the past two months to 298.

Belfast International Airport director of commercial development Brian Carlin said: "These jobs have little or no lead-in times. There's a need for them now as we prepare for a bumper year with hundreds of thousands more passengers.

"Right across the board, we're seeing welcome growth. Airlines and airports generate jobs and new business opportunities at little or no cost to the taxpayer."

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