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

George Best Belfast City Airport Community Fund provides financial support to Whiterock Children’s Centre in Belfast

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2019-Aug-07 — /Travel PR News/ — George Best Belfast City Airport Community Fund has provided financial support to Whiterock Children’s Centre in Belfast. The Centre provides a range of activities and services to support local families including accessible, quality childcare, family learning and also training courses to stimulate the social, educational and economic… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport announces return of Bangor 10K for 2019 on Saturday 28th September

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2019-Jul-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The Bangor 10k in association with George Best Belfast City Airport has retained it’s status as the Athletics NI championship event and will return for 2019 with a 10 am start on Saturday 28th September. With entries capped at 1,000 for the safety and enjoyment of all, runners are… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City airport congratulates Bangor as the ‘Best Kept Large Urban Centre’ at Ireland’s Best Kept Town Awards 2019

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2019-Jul-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Bangor has been named as the ‘Best Kept Large Urban Centre’ at the prestigious Ireland’s Best Kept Town Awards 2019. Judges were particularly impressed with the exceptional maintenance of Ward Park, Project 24, Bangor Castle Walled Garden, along with the beauty of the Marina. The cultivation of… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport congratulates Knockbreda Nursery School at the Best Kept School Awards

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2019-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Knockbreda Nursery School, based in South-East Belfast, has been named the ‘Best of the Best’ at the Best Kept School Awards in association with George Best Belfast City Airport. In an unprecedented move, the nursery school took home a hattrick of awards at a ceremony held at… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport recognised with the ‘Right Place to Work Award’ at the 2019 Irish News Workplace and Employment Awards

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2019-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — George Best Belfast City Airport has won the ‘Right Place to Work Award’ at the 2019 Irish News Workplace and Employment Awards. The ‘Right Place to Work’ accolade is awarded to the business which has displayed a genuine commitment to environmental issues within the organisation, along with… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport the most punctual airport in the UK according to CAA

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2019-May-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Analysis of Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) data has revealed George Best Belfast City Airport as the most punctual airport in the UK. The study found flights from UK airports were delayed by an average of 16 minutes last year with average delays at Belfast City Airport just… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport launches enhanced digital advertising portfolio

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2019-May-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Following an investment of £100,000, George Best Belfast City Airport has launched an enhanced digital advertising portfolio. The portfolio, which includes one high impact digital wall in the Departure Lounge and seven digital pods throughout the terminal, was revealed at an exclusive event for advertisers and media… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport Best Kept Awards announces final call for Health and Social Care Facilities across Northern Ireland

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2019-May-16 — /Travel PR News/ — A final call for Health and Social Care Facilities across Northern Ireland to enter the George Best Belfast City Airport Best Kept Awards has been issued. The Best Kept Awards, hosted by the Northern Ireland Amenity Council (NIAC), are designed to recognise and celebrate the health facilities… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport: Flybe’s 2019-20 Winter schedule now on sale

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2019-May-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has today (7th May 2019) put on sale its 2019-20 Winter schedule from George Best Belfast City Airport which features a total choice of up to 508 flights a week to 12 destinations throughout Great Britain. Seats are available for booking now… Read the full press release

Firefighting apprentices land permanent roles at George Best Belfast City Airport

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2019-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — George Best Belfast City Airport has added two new firefighters to its team following the successful completion of its ‘High Flyers Apprenticeship’ programme. Katie Wilgar, aged 20 from East Belfast, and Dean McGlade, aged 23 from Carrickfergus, have become the latest recruits to find employment with the… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport Best Kept Awards application closes at the end of March

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2019-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Schools across Northern Ireland are being encouraged to put their best foot forward and enter the George Best Belfast City Airport Best Kept Awards before it closes at the end of March. The Best Kept School Awards, hosted by the Northern Ireland Amenity Council (NIAC), acknowledge and… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport announces Welcome Organisation as its charity of the year

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2019-Mar-21 — /Travel PR News/ — George Best Belfast City Airport has selected the Welcome Organisation as its charity of the year, aiming to raise vital funds to deliver potentially life-saving services to those affected by homelessness in Northern Ireland. The Welcome Organisation currently offers support through its drop-in centre, crisis accommodation for… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport welcomes Loganair’s five-times weekly service to Carlisle Lake District Airport

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2019-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Loganair has announced it will commence its five-times weekly service from George Best Belfast City Airport to Carlisle Lake District Airport on 4th July 2019. The airline will connect Northern Ireland with Cumbria and the Lake District, which attracts 45 million visitors each year. Katy Best, Commercial Director… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport announces the launch of the Best Kept Awards

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2019-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The search has begun for the best kept schools, towns and villages, and healthcare facilities across Northern Ireland, following the launch of the Best Kept Awards, supported by George Best Belfast City Airport. The awards, now in their 62nd year, run by the Northern Ireland Amenity Council, aim… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport announces the search for Northern Ireland’s Best Small Visitor Attraction

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2019-Jan-28 — /Travel PR News/ — George Best Belfast City Airport has partnered with Tourism NI and all eleven Councils in the province to launch the search for Northern Ireland’s Best Small Visitor Attraction – with £30,000 of free marketing support and brand visibility at the airport on offer to the winner. The… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport supports Knocknagoney Primary School with new STEM equipment

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2019-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Knocknagoney Primary School in east Belfast has invested in a range of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) based learning equipment, thanks to funding from George Best Belfast City Airport’s Community Fund. Among the many items purchased were a green-house, microscopes and a fully functional water wall,… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport awarded Platinum status in the BITC NI 2018 Environmental Benchmarking Survey

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2018-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — George Best Belfast City Airport has been awarded Platinum status – the highest scoring level – in the Business in the Community Northern Ireland (BITC NI) 2018 Environmental Benchmarking Survey, becoming the first airport across the region to do so. Celebrating its 20th anniversary, 2018 is a landmark… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport officially opens its upgraded terminal facilities following a £15 million investment

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2018-Nov-22 — /Travel PR News/ — George Best Belfast City Airport has officially opened its upgraded terminal facilities following a £15 million infrastructure investment. The significant upgrade of the departures lounge includes new retailers, enhanced bars and restaurants, additional seating and a new security search area which has reduced average queuing times to… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport welcomes Flybe’s 2018-19 Winter schedule featuring a total of 14 routes

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2018-Nov-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, started operating its 2018-19 Winter schedule this past weekend (Sunday 28th October 2018) featuring a total of 14 routes with a choice of up to 272 flights a week from George Best Belfast City Airport. From the 8th February 2019, passengers will see an… Read the full press release

New 280 sq. m. bar restaurant set to open at George Best Belfast City Airport

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2018-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Works are nearly complete on the new 280 sq. m. bar restaurant set to open at George Best Belfast City Airport as part of its £15m investment aimed at enhancing the customer experience. The new bar restaurant, The Artisan, will hero produce from a number of Northern… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport’s new security lanes slashed average passenger processing time to only 6 minutes

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2018-Oct-08 — /Travel PR News/ — A new security search system and equipment at George Best Belfast City Airport has slashed average passenger processing time to only 6 minutes. The £1.5 million investment has seen the complete refurbishment of the security search area, with the introduction of new security lanes which can process… Read the full press release

Flybe celebrates 35 years operating from George Best Belfast City Airport

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2018-Oct-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, is celebrating 35 years operating from George Best Belfast City Airport. To mark the occasion, representatives from Flybe including the Chief Executive, Christine Ourmières-Widener; the Chief Commercial Officer, Roy Kinnear and Flybe’s Country Manager for Ireland, Ken Harrower, hosted a celebratory reception… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport congratulates Ballymoney’s Millbrook Resource Centre as the overall winner of the Best Kept Health & Social Care Awards

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2018-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Millbrook Resource Centre, Ballymoney, has been named the overall winner at the Best Kept Health & Social Care Awards, sponsored by George Best Belfast City Airport. Crowned the ‘Best of the Best’ after winning the daycare centre award in the Northern region, Millbrook Resource Centre impressed the… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport as the principal partner of the third annual Eastside Awards

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2018-Sep-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Three cheers for the best of East Belfast as the third annual Eastside Awards launches in association with George Best Belfast City Airport, celebrating the achievements of the businesses and people of East Belfast. Open for entry until 19 October, new categories have been added to this year’s accolades recognising the… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport Fire Service takes delivery of the first of three new £1M fire tenders

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2018-Sep-07 — /Travel PR News/ — George Best Belfast City Airport Fire Service has taken delivery of the first of three new fire tenders, each representing an investment in the region of £1 million. Purpose built for the airport by the Spanish firm Iturri, and the culmination of a 5-year procurement and manufacturing… Read the full press release

Flybe to host its first-ever Open House event on 13th September 2018 in Belfast

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2018-Sep-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Flybe, the largest regional airline operating out of George Best Belfast City Airport, will be bringing to life its new ‘Close To You’ strapline on 13th September 2018 when Flybe Country Manager, Ken Harrower will host the airline’s first-ever Open House for existing and potential customers in Northern… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport calls on nominations for the Community Hero Award

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2018-Aug-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Do you know someone who goes above and beyond for their community, making their local area a brighter, cleaner or better place? With the deadline fast approaching, George Best Belfast City Airport and the Northern Ireland Amenity Council (NIAC) are encouraging nominations from the public for their… Read the full press release