AER Lingus flights between Leeds Bradford and Dublin will resume from August 1.

Flights will operate daily, with two taking place on Fridays. From September 1, there will be an additional second daily flight on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. The programme will increase onward connectivity to the US, including pre-clearance, when transatlantic services return.

On board the aircraft, passengers will be required to wear mandatory face coverings, with staggered boarding and disembarking taking place in small groups to ensure social distancing. Enhanced cleaning protocols have also been introduced.

Joanna Wild, Chief Commercial Officer at Leeds Bradford Airport, said: “The connection between Leeds and Dublin is an important one for leisure and businesses across the Yorkshire region. We’re delighted to see this route return safely and look forward to welcoming passengers back over the summer.”