Belfast City Airport welcomes the start of British Airways’ direct service to Glasgow

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2021-Aug-04 — /Travel PR News/ — A direct service to Glasgow has taken off from Belfast City Airport with British Airways. Passengers on the inaugural flight were greeted by a bagpiper playing traditional Scottish music. Katy Best, Commercial Director at Belfast City Airport, commented: “The launch of a Glasgow services further enhances… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport supports Open House Festival’s volunteer programme

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2021-Aug-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Belfast City Airport has delivered funding to support the volunteer programme of the Open House Festival, a registered charity dedicated to regenerating Bangor through arts and culture. Open House originated in Belfast’s Cathedral Quarter in 1999, and moved to Bangor in 2013, where its core month-long… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport congratulates IGNITE class of 2021 graduates

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2021-Jul-09 — /Travel PR News/ —Belfast City Airport teamed up with local radio personality and Cinemagic ambassador, Pete Snodden, to celebrate the graduation of eighteen students from the airport’s annual IGNITE programme. IGNITE, first launched in 2019 by Belfast City Airport in partnership with Cinemagic, is a youth leadership initiative aimed at… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport welcomes BA CityFlyer’s inaugural flight to Newquay

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2021-Jul-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Flights to popular UK holiday destination, Newquay, have taken off today (03 Jul 2021) from Belfast City Airport. Throughout the summer, the flights will be operated by British Airways with up to six flights a week connecting passengers with Cornwall and the southwest of England. Judith… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport welcomes Vueling Airlines’ flights to Barcelona

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2021-Jul-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Flights to Barcelona have taken off from Belfast City Airport today (02 Jul 2021) with Vueling Airlines. The inaugural flight received a traditional water cannon salute upon arrival whilst flamenco dancers entertained outbound passengers as they boarded their flight. Katy Best, Commercial Director at Belfast City… Read the full press release

The Belfast City Airport Forum invites applications for residents’ organisation representatives

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2021-Jul-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The Belfast City Airport Forum, established in 1993, is a consultative body whose members represent local communities, public authorities, airport management and airport users. The committee is not a decision-making body but an organised forum to inform the diverse range of stakeholders about issues relating to… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport welcomes British Airways’ new services

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2021-Jun-18 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is launching four new domestic routes from Belfast City this summer, supporting important business and tourism links between Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK. Over the next few months, the airline will start to operate 18 flights a week between George Best… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport welcomes easyJet’s double-daily service to London Gatwick

London, UK, 2021-Jun-18 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet has announced it will launch a double-daily service from Belfast City Airport to London Gatwick. The service will commence on 9th July 2021 with fares starting from £28.99 one way. Katy Best, Commercial Director at Belfast City Airport, said: “We are thrilled to welcome both another new… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport welcomes Eastern Airways’ services to Cardiff

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2021-May-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Flights to Cardiff from Belfast City Airport have taken off with Eastern Airways, marking the return of the popular route at the airport. The Belfast to Cardiff service, one of only two direct air links to Wales on the island of Ireland, will give passengers additional… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport welcomes Aer Lingus Regional’s summer service to Cardiff

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2021-May-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Stobart Air, operator of Aer Lingus Regional routes, has announced plans to strengthen its route network from Belfast City Airport this summer with a service to Cardiff. Flights to the Welsh capital will commence on 28th June and will operate up to four times per week, providing… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport opens new Covid-19 testing facility

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2021-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Belfast City Airport has today (19 Apr 2021) opened a new Covid-19 testing facility with leading global diagnostics company, Randox. The test centre, purpose-built by leading Belfast building firm H&J Martin, offers quick and affordable PCR and antigen (lateral flow) tests, with its opening coinciding with… Read the full press release

Eastside Awards and Belfast City Airport to recognise all that is good about East Belfast

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2021-Apr-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Eastside Awards in association with Belfast City Airport has built a reputation for recognising all that is good about East Belfast, and this year, more than any other, the organisers wanted to hear uplifting stories of how the community pulled together. The people of East Belfast… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport announces onsite covid testing centre in partnership with Randox

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2021-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Belfast City Airport has announced an onsite covid testing centre in partnership with leading global diagnostics firm, Randox, in preparation for the return of its international flights in the coming months. The centre will offer both PCR tests and antigen (lateral flow) tests and will give… Read the full press release

Ryanair announces its return to Belfast City Airport with 8 new routes for summer ’21

Dublin, Ireland, 2021-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s no. 1 airline, today (04 March) announced it will return to Belfast City Airport after 11 years and is delighted to launch 8 new routes for summer ’21 connecting Belfast to a host of popular international summer destinations. NI consumers can now book a sunshine… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport partners with Leaf IT to strengthen its digital transformation programme

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2021-Mar-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Belfast City Airport has agreed a new three-year partnership with local, cloud-first information technology company, Leaf IT, to strengthen the airport’s digital transformation programme. The collaboration between the two Belfast-based organisations, which will increase internal process efficiencies and enhance the overall customer experience at the airport,… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport partners with People 1st for its High Flyers Apprenticeship Scheme

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2021-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — George Best Belfast City Airport has teamed up with People 1st, an award-winning employment and training agency, to find the next candidate for its popular apprenticeship programme. The ‘High Flyers Apprenticeship Scheme’, launched in 2013, offers apprenticeship placements across a range of disciplines to young people… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport partners with Online Travel Training to launch e-learning programme for travel agents

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2020-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — George Best Belfast City Airport has partnered with Online Travel Training (OTT), the world’s leading provider of free travel courses for travel agents, to launch an e-learning programme centred around updates and developments at the airport. This free online course will provide travel agents and travel… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport welcomes Loganair’s new service to Glasgow

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2020-Sep-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Business leaders from Glasgow and Belfast today (4 Sep 2020) applauded the launch of Loganair’s new service between the two cities. Glasgow Chamber of Commerce chief executive Stuart Patrick crossed the Irish Sea on the first flight from his city’s airport and was greeted at George… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport welcomes BA CityFlyer’s five-times weekly service to London City Airport

Flights between London City Airport and Belfast City Airport resumed on Monday 7 September Secretary of State for Northern Ireland backs restored route, saying “It is crucial to the recovery of the economy that vital air passenger services… are maintained” 5x weekly service restores popular route – London City’s fastest growing in 2019 Belfast, Northern… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport congratulates 23 students graduating from its inaugural IGNITE Youth Leadership Programme

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2020-Aug-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Belfast City Airport joined forces with Cool FM radio presenter and Cinemagic Ambassador, Pete Snodden, to celebrate 23 students graduating from the Airport’s inaugural IGNITE Youth Leadership Programme. The IGNITE programme, a joint initiative between Belfast City Airport and Cinemagic launched in 2019 by Senior Vice… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport welcomes resumption of KLM services from 3rd August

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2020-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Since the outbreak of the Covid-19 crisis, KLM has been adapting its network and flight schedule in line with travel restrictions and demand. KLM flights from Belfast City were suspended end of March when air travel came to a virtual standstill, with only 5% of the… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport welcomes Eastern Airways’ resumption of services to Southampton and Teesside

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2020-Jun-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Eastern Airways has today (22 Jun 2020) resumed its services from Belfast City Airport to Southampton and Teesside. Initially these flights will be daily weekday services with the frequency set to increase throughout July, August and September. Katy Best, Commercial Director at Belfast City Airport said:… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport welcomes Loganair’s daily flights to Aberdeen

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2020-Mar-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The first in a series of daily flights to Aberdeen has taken off from Belfast City Airport with Loganair. This is the first of two routes Loganair announced it would fill following Flybe’s collapse into administration. The Scottish airline’s route to Inverness from Belfast City Airport… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport’s Sleepout raised a total of £15,557 to provide support for people affected by homelessness

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2020-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Belfast City Airport’s Sleepout has raised a total of £15,557 for the Welcome Organisation, a local charity that provides on the ground support for people affected by homelessness. Aiming to raise vital funds to deliver potentially life-saving services, the Sleepout challenges people to spend one night sleeping outdoors…. Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport named Northern Ireland’s Venue of the Year by disabled access charity Euan’s Guide

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2020-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Belfast City Airport, the UK and Ireland’s most convenient airport, has worked hard to make travelling easier for all. Back in 2010, it was the first airport in the UK to introduce a Changing Places toilet and since then, it has continued to improve its accessibility through… Read the full press release

Best Kept Awards 2020 Now Open for Entries

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2020-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The Northern Ireland Amenity Council’s Best Kept Awards 2020 supported by George Best Belfast City Airport are now open! Knockbreda Nursery School was the launch venue for the 2020 Northern Ireland Amenity Council’s (NIAC) Best Kept Awards today, as the search continues for a new decade… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport welcomes back Eastern Airways’ service to Teesside International Airport

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2020-Jan-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Eastern Airways has announced its return to Northern Ireland with a six-times weekly service from George Best Belfast City Airport to Teesside International Airport. Katy Best, Commercial Director at Belfast City Airport, said: “Commencing on 9th March 2020, this service will further enhance air access from… Read the full press release

2020 Responsible Business Awards in Northern Ireland now opened for entries

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2019-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Business in the Community is calling on responsible businesses across Northern Ireland to enter the 2020 Responsible Business Awards in Northern Ireland. Applications can be made online at www.bitcni.org.uk/awards. Entries will close on Friday 28 February 2020 at 5:00 pm, and the winners will be revealed at a… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport congratulates Limavady Community Development Initiative Daycare as the overall winner at the Best Kept Health & Social Care Awards

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2019-Sep-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Limavady Community Development Initiative (LCDI) Daycare has been named overall winner at the Best Kept Health & Social Care Awards, sponsored by George Best Belfast City Airport. LCDI won ‘Best Kept Daycare Centre’ in the Western region before competing in the final stage of judging and being… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport announces deadline for entries in search for Northern Ireland’s Best Small Visitor Attraction

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2019-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Attractions and experiences have until Friday 1st March to enter the search for Northern Ireland’s Best Small Visitor Attraction – a competition which will offer the winner a prize of £30,000 free marketing support and brand visibility at George Best Belfast City Airport. Launched by the airport… Read the full press release