Belfast City Airport Partners with Weev to Pioneer Electric Vehicle Charging in Northern Ireland

Belfast City Airport Partners with Weev to Pioneer Electric Vehicle Charging in Northern Ireland

(IN SHORT) In a groundbreaking move towards sustainability, Belfast City Airport has teamed up with Weev, a leading Irish electric vehicle infrastructure company, to introduce electric vehicle (EV) charging points in its Short Stay Car Park. This initiative marks the first of its kind in Northern Ireland, showcasing the airport’s commitment to reducing carbon emissions and embracing eco-friendly practices. Twelve parking bays equipped with EV charging facilities, including a Rapid Charger capable of providing up to 100 miles of charge in less than 30 minutes, now offer passengers the convenience of charging their vehicles while traveling. The installation is part of the airport’s broader environmental strategy, following its accreditation to Level 3 in the Airport Carbon Accreditation program. Philip Rainey, CEO of Weev, expressed pride in the partnership, highlighting their contribution to Northern Ireland’s transition to greener transportation. With operational EV points since May, Belfast City Airport aims to enhance the passenger experience while promoting sustainable modes of transport.

(PRESS RELEASE) BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2024-May-21— /Travel PR News/ — Belfast City Airport has become the first airport in Northern Ireland to provide electric vehicle (EV) charging points for passengers thanks to a new partnership with leading Irish electric vehicle infrastructure company Weev.

Twelve parking bays with EV Charging facilities have been installed in the Short Stay Car Park at the airport, providing passengers with the opportunity to charge their vehicle while travelling, with a Rapid Charger installed to enable those collecting passengers to gain a charge for up to 100 miles, in less than 30 minutes.

The addition of the chargers is a significant milestone in the airport’s wider environmental strategy and journey to a more sustainable future, and the installation follows the announcement it had become the first airport in Northern Ireland to be accredited to Level 3 in the Airport Carbon Accreditation programme.

Mark Beattie, Chief Operating Officer at Belfast City Airport, said:

“Belfast City Airport is renowned for providing best-in-class services that exceed passenger expectations and the introduction of the Weev EV charging points in our Short Stay Car Park further enhances choice and user experience.

“We are committed to reducing carbon emissions across the site, and encouraging sustainable modes of transport amongst passengers and staff is just one of the ways we can do that.

“We’re therefore delighted to welcome Weev and its EV charging facilities to Belfast City Airport in what is a first for Northern Ireland airports.”

Installation work began in April and the EV points became operational in May.

Philip Rainey, Weev CEO, said:
“Weev is delighted to add Belfast City Airport to our portfolio of leading organisations that we have partnered with to support Northern Ireland’s transition towards a greener, more sustainable motoring future.

“We have a proven pedigree in building best-in-class charging infrastructure that is helping remove ‘range anxiety’. EV drivers can rely on our chargers, knowing that they will provide the power for their onward journeys. Our team has brought its expertise in delivering a suite of easily-accessible charging points for Belfast City Airport passengers.

“Weev’s investment across a wide range of sectors makes us the fastest-growing network in Northern Ireland, and we are proud of this partnership that enables Belfast City Airport to record a ‘Northern Ireland first’ while providing an enhanced service for its passengers.”

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Source: George Best Belfast City Airport