Ontelly

The Documentary - 16/02/2008


Up, Up and Away - The Cheap Flight Boom: Belfast's aviation boom was once based on the shop floor as Shorts made planes for the rest of the world. One hundred years on from the first commercial aviation contract and the city is now a major hub for low cost carriers. Opportunities for leisure and business travellers has never been bigger, but is the boom helping the economy here? Chris Page investigates the ups and downs of the boom and asks whether it can be sustained.