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

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