George Best Belfast City Airport congratulates winners of the Eastside Awards 2021

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2022-May-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The much anticipated Eastside Awards in association with George Best Belfast City Airport, celebrating all that is good about East Belfast, returned after a year’s absence with winners being recognised in 16 sought after categories. ​The sense of celebration was almost palpable as sponsors joined with… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport announces the opening of new Italian eatery, La Piazza

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2022-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ — George Best Belfast City Airport has enhanced its food and beverage offering this Spring with the official opening of new Italian inspired restaurant, La Piazza. Creating over 15 new jobs, the restaurant will serve a variety of pizza and pasta dishes, and opens its doors just… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport welcomes Flybe’s services from Birmingham

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2022-Apr-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Flybe Ltd officially launched its first commercial flight today (13th April) to George Best Belfast City Airport from Birmingham. The inaugural flight which took off this morning marks the beginning of up to four daily flights between the two airports. Additional routes served from Belfast will include… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport welcomes Flybe’s 12 new routes

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2022-Mar-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Flybe Ltd, one of the UK’s newest airlines, has confirmed 12 new routes from George Best Belfast City Airport, with seats on sale now at www.flybe.com. The airline will operate services from Belfast City to Birmingham, Glasgow, Leeds Bradford, London Heathrow, Amsterdam, Edinburgh, East Midlands, Manchester, Southampton, Aberdeen,… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport welcomes four young firefighter apprentices

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2022-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The sky’s the limit for four young men from Northern Ireland as they land dream roles at George Best Belfast City Airport as firefighting apprentices. Conor Finch, Damien Wisdom, Jack Leathem, and Cole McClelland fought off stiff competition from over 200 applicants to secure their positions… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport signed the Toulouse Declaration joining other airports in their commitment to a net zero future

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2022-Feb-11 — /Travel PR News/ — George Best Belfast City Airport joins forces with a record number of airports across Europe to sign the ‘Toulouse Declaration’, reinforcing the industry’s commitment to a net zero future. The Toulouse Declaration, established by Airport Council International (ACI Europe), marks the first time that European Governments,… Read the full press release

Caffè Nero to open a new store at George Best Belfast City Airport

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2021-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Premium Coffee House, Caffè Nero has announced it will open a new retail unit at George Best Belfast City Airport. Creating a total of 12 jobs, the store at Belfast City Airport will be the first airport based Caffè Nero outlet in Northern Ireland. A pop-up… Read the full press release

Olympic swimmer Chris Cook joins George Best Belfast City Airport to launch record-breaking year of IGNITE youth leadership programme

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2021-Oct-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Former Olympic swimmer, double Commonwealth champion, and British record holder, Chris Cook, joined George Best Belfast City Airport this week to launch a record-breaking year of its IGNITE youth leadership programme. IGNITE, an educational partnership between Belfast City Airport and Cinemagic aiming to provide life-changing opportunities… Read the full press release

Restart a Heart Day, George Best Belfast City Airport supports ‘At the Heart of the Game’ CPR and AED awareness campaign

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2021-Oct-19 — /Travel PR News/ — This Restart a Heart Day, George Best Belfast City Airport is funding 20 state-of-the-art automated external defibrillator (AED) trainers for ‘At the Heart of the Game’, a new CPR and AED awareness campaign designed to educate youth members of hockey clubs across Northern Ireland in lifesaving… Read the full press release

Danske Bank opens The Drop Zone digital hub at George Best Belfast City Airport

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2021-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — A new digital hub sponsored by Danske Bank has opened at George Best Belfast City Airport to help business and leisure travellers stay connected. The Drop Zone, located in the airport’s Departures Lounge, offers passengers the chance to have a seat while charging their phones, tablets… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport teams up with QualSafe to train first aid instructors to become specialist mental health first aiders

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2021-Oct-12 — /Travel PR News/ — To mark World Mental Health Day, George Best Belfast City Airport is partnering with QualSafe, one of the UK’s largest Ofqual regulated awarding organisations, to upskill three in-house first aid instructors to become specialist mental health first aiders. With 1 in 4 people in the UK likely… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport to recruit more than 40 individuals as demand for travel increases

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2021-Oct-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Commercial and operational partners at George Best Belfast City Airport are seeking to recruit more than 40 individuals in response to an increasing demand for travel. With airlines such as British Airways and Aer Lingus already announcing an uplift in frequency on key routes from next… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport unveils major five-year digital transformation programme

The investment includes Amazon Alexa functionality – a first for any airport in Northern Ireland Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2021-Jul-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Following a six-figure investment, George Best Belfast City Airport has launched a major five-year, digital transformation programme aimed at enhancing the customer experience. The first phase of the innovative programme, accelerated… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport welcomes Ryanair’s services to Ibiza, Valencia, and Milan

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2021-Jul-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Flights to Ibiza, Valencia, and Milan have taken off this weekend from George Best Belfast City Airport with Ryanair. The flights, which will connect passengers with popular European sunshine destinations, complete Ryanair’s portfolio of routes from Belfast City Airport, with services to Alicante, Barcelona, Faro, Malaga,… Read the full press release

Aer Lingus Regional launches service to Glasgow from George Best Belfast City Airport

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2021-May-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Aer Lingus Regional, operated by Stobart Air, has today (20 May 2021) announced it will add a Glasgow service to its route network from George Best Belfast City Airport from 1st July 2021. The new Belfast City Airport (BHD) to Glasgow Airport (GLA) route will initially… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport welcomes Vueling Airlines’ twice-weekly service to Barcelona

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2021-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Vueling Airlines has announced its plans to be the latest airline partner at George Best Belfast City Airport with a twice-weekly service to popular Spanish destination, Barcelona. Taking off on 2nd July 2021, Vueling further strengthens the IAG network from Belfast City Airport, which already includes a… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport welcomes Aer Lingus’ new service to Newquay

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2021-Apr-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Aer Lingus Regional has announced a new service from George Best Belfast City Airport to the popular UK holiday destination, Newquay. Operated by Stobart Air, the three-times weekly flights to Cornwall Airport Newquay will commence from 28th June 2021 and conveniently connect passengers with Cornwall and the South… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport welcomes Eastern Airways’ services to Cardiff

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2020-Oct-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Eastern Airways will commence up to six flights a week from George Best Belfast City Airport to Welsh capital Cardiff from 11th January 2021, while also having recently increased frequency on routes to Southampton and Teesside International Airport. The service, the only direct air link to Wales on… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport welcomes Aer Lingus’ services to Birmingham and Manchester

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2020-Sep-15 — /Travel PR News/ — George Best Belfast City Airport has further strengthened its UK route network, with the inaugural Aer Lingus Regional flights to Birmingham and Manchester taking off today, 14th September. Operated by Stobart Air, these Aer Lingus Regional routes will commence with a double-daily service, with up to three… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport welcomes the resumption of Eastern Airways’ services from 22nd June

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2020-Jun-05 — /Travel PR News/ — UK regional airline, Eastern Airways, will resume its growing network of routes from George Best Belfast City Airport initially including Southampton and Teesside from 22nd June with flights on sale through www.easternairways.com From Monday 22nd June, an initial daily weekday service to Southampton and Teesside International will be the… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport welcomes the return of Eastern Airways

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2020-Mar-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Eastern Airways has returned to George Best Belfast City Airport with the launch of a new six-times weekly service to Teesside International Airport. As a result of Flybe entering administration last week, Eastern Airways, former franchise partner of Flybe, is once again selling its flights independently…. Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport the third best airport across the whole of UK

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2020-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The Points Guy UK (TPG UK) has announced today (7 Feb 2020) that George Best Belfast City Airport is Northern Ireland’s best airport and the third best airport across the whole of the UK. TPG UK research in its inaugural annual report named Glasgow as the… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport and Sullivan Upper School partner to deliver a community rugby programme to school children

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2020-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — George Best Belfast City Airport has teamed up with Sullivan Upper School to deliver a community rugby programme to primary school children across East Belfast and North Down. This community rugby programme, sponsored by the Airport’s Community Fund and delivered by coaches and senior players from… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport Fire Service announces arrival of its two new fire tenders

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2020-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — New year, new appliances for the George Best Belfast City Airport Fire Service! The Airport Fire and Rescue Service has now completed its new fleet with the arrival of the final two fire tenders. Each representing an investment in the region of £1million, the new arrivals… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport announces finalists for the fourth annual Eastside Awards

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2019-Nov-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Finalists have today (26 Nov 2019) been announced for the fourth annual Eastside Awards in association with George Best Belfast City Airport. This year’s awards have proved to be the most popular yet, as hundreds of parents got behind their child’s favourite teacher nominating them via… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport welcomes Flybe’s 14 routes for 2020 Summer schedule

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2019-Nov-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has today (13th November 2019) announced the first phase of its 2020 Summer schedule featuring 14 routes with a total choice of up to 290 flights a week across the UK from George Best Belfast City Airport. Seats are on sale from Thursday 14th November… Read the full press release

Flybe increases capacity on its popular London City flights from George Best Belfast City Airport

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2019-Oct-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, is increasing capacity at peak times on its popular London City flights from George Best Belfast City Airport when demand from the business community is particularly high. Starting on 1st December as part of its 2019-20 Winter schedule, a 98-seat E190 aircraft… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport congratulates Ahoghill for receiving top honour at the Best Kept Awards 2019

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2019-Oct-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Ahoghill has received the top honour at the Best Kept Awards 2019, in association with George Best Belfast City Airport. Crowned the ‘Best of the Best’, Ahoghill won the prestigious overall award after topping the ‘Best Kept Large Village’ category by impressing judges with its well-presented village… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport makes it to the final three for the ‘Airport of the Year’ title

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2019-Sep-04 — /Travel PR News/ — George Best Belfast City Airport is one of three remaining airports competing for the title of ‘Airport of the Year’ at a prestigious aviation convention. After receiving 73% of a first-round public vote, Belfast City Airport has progressed to the final stage of the 2019 AIR Convention… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport congratulates Taste and Tour for winning the ‘Northern Ireland’s Best Small Visitor Attraction’ title

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2019-Aug-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Taste and Tour has won the title of ‘Northern Ireland’s Best Small Visitor Attraction’ following a competition launched by George Best Belfast City Airport in partnership with Tourism NI. The Belfast based company, which hosts food and drink tours and experiences, will now receive £30,000 of free… Read the full press release