Guide Dogs in-training and their Puppy Walkers visit George Best Belfast City Airport

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2017-Mar-15 — /Travel PR News/ — George Best Belfast City Airport had some very special passengers this week, when a group of Guide Dogs in-training and their Puppy Walkers arrived for a visit. The puppies were put through their paces to experience everything from checking-in to boarding the aircraft as part of their… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport the new partner for the annual Northern Ireland Best Kept Awards

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2017-Jan-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The Northern Ireland Best Kept Awards is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year as it launches the search for entries under a new title sponsor. George Best Belfast City Airport has been announced as the new partner for the annual event, which is organised by the Northern… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport invites commuters to ‘Buy a Bear’ this season for the Children’s Cancer Unit Charity

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2016-Nov-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Christmas holiday-makers and commuters passing through George Best Belfast City Airport are being urged to ‘Buy a Bear’ this festive season for the Children’s Cancer Unit Charity. The cuddly teddy bears are being sold at World Duty Free in the airport for only £5 and visitors to… Read the full press release

Aer Lingus unveiled its Summer 2017 schedule flying from George Best Belfast City Airport

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2016-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Aer Lingus has unveiled its Summer 2017 schedule flying from George Best Belfast City Airport, with a great combination of weekend city break and summer holiday options to mainland Europe and London. Northern Ireland holidaymakers can fly direct from the city to their favourite sun destinations including… Read the full press release

Flybe starts its 2016-17 Winter Schedule with 576 flights a week to and from George Best Belfast City Airport

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2016-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline has started operating its 2016-17 Winter Schedule which features a total choice of up to 576 flights a week to and from George Best Belfast City Airport across 13 routes. Flights operate through to 25th March 2017 with one way fares from… Read the full press release

Starbucks to open at George Best Belfast City Airport this October

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2016-Sep-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Starbucks is to open a store in the departures lounge of George Best Belfast City Airport creating 25 new jobs. Opening in October, this will take the total number of Starbucks stores in Northern Ireland to 19. The store will be opened by HMSHost International, the world’s… Read the full press release

CAA report: George Best Belfast City Airport ranked amongst the top 10 airports in the UK

BELFAST, 2016-Aug-10 — /Travel PR News/ — New UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) report rates airports on quality of assistance for passengers with a disability or reduced mobility and we’re delighted to announce that George Best Belfast City Airport has achieved a rating of ‘very good’ and has ranked amongst the top 10 airports in the UK…. Read the full press release

Coffee company Robert Roberts selects George Best Belfast City Airport as the latest local landmark to appear on its coffee packaging

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2016-Jul-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Lisburn based tea and coffee company, Robert Roberts, has witnessed a 20% increase in sales since launching Northern Ireland branded packaging. The localised packaging of Robert Roberts coffee products was rolled out across Northern Ireland in 2013 featuring images of Titanic Belfast, Harland and Wolff cranes and… Read the full press release

Virgin Atlantic and Flybe announce sale fare to worldwide destinations from Belfast

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2016-Apr-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Virgin Atlantic and Flybe have announced a sale fare to a range of worldwide destinations including Barbados, Las Vegas and Orlando. The return fares are on sale now until 21st April and are valid for travel on various dates throughout 2016 and 2017. Return Economy fares from:… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport: Roads closure throughout the 4 days of the Tall Ships event

BELFAST, 2015-7-3 — /Travel PR News/ — The following roads will be closed to unauthorised traffic throughout the 4 days of the Tall Ships event. These restrictions have been put in place to ensure a safe environment for all people attending and working at the Tall Ships event whilst minimising disruption to all stakeholders living and… Read the full press release

Topflight starts its Italian summer charter programme from George Best Belfast City Airport to Verona

BELFAST, 2015-6-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Topflight, Ireland’s Italian Specialist, kicked off its Italian summer charter programme from George Best Belfast City Airport to Verona on Saturday 20th June, offering great choice and value on holidays to Italy all summer season. Flying direct from George Best Belfast City Airport to Verona, Topflight’s clients can… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport welcomed the arrival of the first KLM Royal Dutch Airlines flight from Amsterdam

George Best Belfast City Airport has welcomed the arrival of the first KLM Royal Dutch Airlines flight from Amsterdam. BELFAST, 2015-5-21 — /Travel PR News/ — KLM’s year round daily service to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport will provide Northern Ireland with not only direct access to the Netherlands but also to global destinations through KLM’s extensive… Read the full press release

Citywing: Blackpool Airport will be open once again for flights to the Isle of Man and Belfast from 1st April

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2015-3-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Following the sudden closure of Blackpool Airport last October, Citywing and the Airport owners have worked tirelessly to ensure that commercial flights can commence once again between Blackpool and the Isle of Man and Belfast. Managing Director at Citywing, David Buck, said: ‘We are so pleased… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport: Flybe to operate new year round service from Belfast to Liverpool from 2nd February 2015

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2014-11-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has today announced that from 2nd February 2015 it will operate a new year round service from George Best Belfast City Airport to Liverpool John Lennon Airport offering a choice of up to three flights a day. Seats are on sale now… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport Community Fund project Action on Hearing Loss raises awareness of hearing loss and promote various forms of visual communication in schools and youth groups

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2014-11-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Children and young people in the Greater Belfast area are being taught sign language and valuable communication skills thanks to an Action on Hearing Loss project funded by the George Best Belfast City Airport Community Fund. Through the Deaf Awareness for Young People project (D.A.Y), groups of… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport: Flybe joined forces with Booking.com

Leading regional airline signs deal with accommodation booking giant enabling customers to arrange seamless, hassle-free holidays. Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2014-7-2 — /Travel PR News/ — Flybe, Europe’s largest independent regional airline, has joined forces with the world’s leading online accommodation booking site, Booking.com, that allows agents and independent customers seamless access to Booking.com’s extensive worldwide accommodation database…. Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport’s Community fund joined forces with the Prince’s Trust to support the career development of young people in North Down and East Belfast

BELFAST, 2014-6-12 — /Travel PR News/ — George Best Belfast City Airport’s Community fund has joined forces with the Prince’s Trust to help support the career development of young people in North Down and East Belfast. Emma Gilmore, a member of the airport’s Community Fund Committee, Fund, has sponsored the Prince’s Trust Development Awards which will… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport awards £2 million contract to GRAHAM Facilities Management

George Best Belfast City Airport has awarded GRAHAM Facilities Management with a substantial £2 million contract to last three years. Belfast, 2014-5-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The contract will see a team of 22 GRAHAM members of staff provide a mix of services including grounds maintenance, cleaning, energy management and electrical and mechanical services. Speaking on… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport opens new and luxury lounge

Belfast, 2014-5-23 — /Travel PR News/ — All passengers travelling from George Best Belfast City Airport are invited to enjoy the comfort and luxury of the new ‘Aspire Lounge’, opened today by Dame Mary Peters. The lounge, which is operated by Swissport, formerly known as Servisair, further enhances the facilities at Belfast City Airport, which transports over… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport: Flybe to offer three times daily services between Belfast and London

BELFAST, 2014-04-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, is delighted to announce that it has signed a five-year agreement with London City Airport which will see the introduction of a new direct service from George Best Belfast City Airport into the heart of London. From Monday 27th October 2014, Flybe will offer three… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport: Aer Lingus Schools’ Art Competition 2014 winners announced

BELFAST, 2014-04-11 — /Travel PR News/ — The results of the Aer Lingus Art for School’s Competition 2014 are finally in! The winning school is Mossley Primary School and the winning design was submitted by primary six pupil, Lewis Jackson. Now in its seventh year, the Aer Lingus Schools’ Art Competition was run in association with… Read the full press release

UK regional airline LinksAir connects George Best Belfast City Airport and Robin Hood Doncaster-Sheffield Airport

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2014-2-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — Passengers in Northern Ireland will once again be able to avail of direct flights to Doncaster-Sheffield Airport thanks to a new arrival at George Best Belfast City Airport. The service between Belfast City Airport and Robin Hood Doncaster-Sheffield Airport will be operated by UK regional airline, LinksAir, and will commence… Read the full press release

Civil Aviation Authority’s figures reveal George Best Belfast City Airport outperformed major UK airports

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2014-1-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — Figures* published by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) have revealed that George Best Belfast City Airport handled more air transport movements in 2013 than any other Northern Ireland airport. www.caa.co.uk/docs/80/airport_data_prov/201312/December_2013_Provisional_Airport_Statistics.pdf A 13.2% increase in passenger numbers has also seen the airport outperform passenger growth at any other major UK airport…. Read the full press release

AER LINGUS announced its summer schedule from George Best Belfast City Airport

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2013-10-31 — /travelprnews.com/ — AER LINGUS has today announced its summer schedule from George Best Belfast City Airport, featuring a great mix of city break and summer sun options to mainland Europe and London. And as an added incentive for early bookers, holidaymakers can get 50% off their checked baggage too. Holidaymakers can fly… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport expands its Community Fund that provides financial support to youth projects in Belfast

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2013-10-17— /travelprnews.com/ — Stormont was the setting for a double celebration today as George Best Belfast City Airport marked the £100,000 milestone in its Community Fund which is set for further expansion. The airport’s Community Fund, which currently provides significant financial support to youth projects within east Belfast, south Belfast and North Down, will… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport’s Community Fund sponsored “Summer Arts Academy” was a fantastic success

2013-09-11 — /travelprnews.com/ — A north Belfast cross-community arts organisation has been praised for its sterling drama performance, which was the culmination of a “Summer Arts Academy” sponsored by George Best Belfast City Airport’s Community Fund. New Lodge Arts held its week-long academy of dance, drama, visual arts and music for over sixty young people aged… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport to welcome hundreds of competitors and spectators for the 2013 World Police and Fire Games

2013-07-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — A team of fire fighters from the George Best Belfast City Airport Fire Service are putting in their final hours of training before the 2013 World Police and Fire Games kick off in Belfast. The airport, which is located just minutes from Belfast City Centre, will welcome hundreds of competitors and spectators… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport treats adopted schools to a magical performance with the magic of maths

2013-05-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — Pupils at a Belfast primary school were treated to a magical performance by a local children’s touring theatre company thanks to funding from the George Best Belfast City Airport Community Fund.Cahoots NI arrived at Victoria Park Primary School to perform their newest show, ‘Lights, Camera, Math ‘a’ Magic’ to an audience of… Read the full press release