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

George Best Belfast City Airport rated ‘very good’ on CAA’s accessibility report

Top 30 UK airports ranked on accessibility for disabled passengers 16 UK Airports ranked ‘very good’ – up from six airports in last year’s review Birmingham, Gatwick and Stansted have not met CAA expectations Manchester Airport ranked ‘poor’ for the second year in a row BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2018-Jul-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The UK… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport welcomes newly refurbished World Duty Free and WH Smith retail units

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2018-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Newly refurbished World Duty Free and WH Smith units have opened their doors in George Best Belfast City Airport. The works complete the first phase of an ongoing £15m infrastructure investment aimed at further enhancing the customer experience. The new, improved retail units now boast 552 square… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport recognised with Career Inspiration Award at the 2018 Irish News Workplace & Employment Awards

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2018-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — George Best Belfast City Airport has won the Career Inspiration Award at the 2018 Irish News Workplace & Employment Awards. The Career Inspiration accolade is awarded to the business deemed to have made the biggest impact to young people achieving the initial step towards their career ambition,… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport recognised as a Gold Level CORE company by Business in the Community

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2018-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — George Best Belfast City Airport has become the first UK airport to be awarded the prestigious Gold Level CORE accreditation at Business in the Community’s Responsible Business Awards. CORE is Business in the Community’s framework for identifying and measuring corporate responsibility activity and performance across organisations. Belfast… Read the full press release

The George Best Belfast City Airport Community Fund provides financial support to Young at Art’s ‘Creative Child’ programme

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2018-Jun-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The George Best Belfast City Airport Community Fund has provided financial support to a local arts organisation that works with nursery and primary school children to help expand their creativity. Young at Art’s ‘Creative Child’ programme provides pupils aged three to 11 years old with creative experiences… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport employee Neal Skelton announced as a finalist in the British-Irish Airports EXPO ‘Unsung Heroes’ award

The online poll is now live. Vote for Neal Skelton right here! BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2018-May-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Bangor man Neal Skelton, who works within the airfield operations team at George Best Belfast City Airport, has been announced as a finalist in the acclaimed British-Irish Airports EXPO ‘Unsung Heroes’ award. Designed to recognise those whose work… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport recognised for its Excellence in Airport Marketing at the Routes Europe Conference

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2018-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — George Best Belfast City Airport has received international recognition for its Excellence in Airport Marketing at the Routes Europe Conference in Bilbao. The airport claimed the ‘Highly Commended’ award for airports under 4 million passengers at the Routes Europe Marketing Awards which recognise new air route successes… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport starts work on £15 million upgrade project

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2018-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Work as part of a £15 million upgrade project to improve the passenger experience at George Best Belfast City Airport is now underway. The major infrastructure investment includes an upgrade of the airport’s departure lounge, incorporating its retail, food and beverage offering. This element of the works… Read the full press release

Flybe expands its schedule to London City from George Best Belfast City Airport

Extra 12 return flights a week to and from London City Up to six flights a day Includes new morning and early evening flights Features additional Saturday and Sunday services New schedule starts Monday 7th May 2018 Liverpool, UK, 2018-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Flybe, the largest regional airline operating from George Best Belfast City Airport,… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport shortlisted in the ‘Under 4 Million Passenger’ category of the Routes Europe Marketing Awards

George Best Belfast City Airport shortlisted in the ‘Under 4 Million Passenger’ category of the Routes Europe Marketing Awards BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2018-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ — George Best Belfast City Airport has once again been nominated for one of the world’s most prestigious aviation marketing awards – and completed an impressive awards shortlisting hat-trick… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport welcomes Flybe’s enhanced London City schedule

George Best Belfast City Airport welcomes Flybe’s enhanced London City schedule BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2018-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Flybe, the largest regional airline operating from George Best Belfast City Airport, has boosted its schedule to London City with an extra 12 flights a week on a new schedule that starts on Monday 7th May… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport recognised at the 2018 Allianz Arts & Business NI Awards with the Business of the Year title

George Best Belfast City Airport recognised at the 2018 Allianz Arts & Business NI Awards with the Business of the Year title   BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2018-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — George Best Belfast City Airport has won the Business of the Year title at the 2018 Allianz Arts & Business NI Awards. The prestigious accolade, which… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport passengers support World Duty Free’s ‘Buy a Bear’ initiative for the Children’s Cancer Unit Charity

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2017-Dec-20 — /Travel PR News/ — For the second year in a row, holiday-makers and commuters travelling through George Best Belfast City Airport have supported World Duty Free’s festive ‘Buy a Bear’ initiative for the Children’s Cancer Unit Charity. The plush, cuddly teddy bears have been sold at World Duty Free in the… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport’s Laura Duggan recognised for her significant contribution to environmental sustainability

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2017-Nov-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Laura Duggan, Environmental Manager at George Best Belfast City Airport, is celebrating after being recognised by Business in the Community Northern Ireland (BITCNI) for her significant contribution to environmental sustainability. Laura received the George Dawson Award at the launch of the BITCNI Environmental Benchmarking Survey Results last… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport welcomes Flybe’s 2017-18 Winter schedule

Belfast, Northern Island, 2017-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has begun operating its 2017-18 Winter schedule with a total choice of up to 540 flights a week across 13 routes from George Best Belfast City Airport.  Winter flights operate through to 24th March 2018. The Winter schedule includes the addition of… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport wins the Best Community Engagement award at the UK Airport Safety Week

Belfast, Northern Island, 2017-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — George Best Belfast City Airport is celebrating after winning the award for Best Community Engagement during UK Airport Safety Week. The week-long initiative, held in May, is organised annually by the Airport Operators Association (AOA) at airports across the UK. The accolade was presented during a ceremony… Read the full press release

Bangor Primary School receives support from Belfast City Airport’s Community Fund for its new eco playground

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2017-Oct-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Pupils at a Bangor Primary School are celebrating with the arrival of their new eco garden, thanks to support from George Best Belfast City Airport. The financial support from the airport’s Community Fund, alongside the work of dedicated volunteers, has transformed the children’s play area from… Read the full press release

Air Iceland Connect launches three times weekly service between Belfast City Airport to Reykjavik, Iceland

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2017-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Members of the travel trade recently made their way to George Best Belfast City Airport for an aircraft familiarisation trip with Icelandair. The year-round three times weekly service between Belfast City Airport (BHD) to Reykjavik (KEF) is operated by Icelandair’s sister airline, Air Iceland Connect, on a… Read the full press release

Long Meadow Cider awarded an exclusive contract in the Bushmills Bar at George Best Belfast City Airport

BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND , 2017-Sep-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Armagh-based Long Meadow Cider has been awarded an exclusive craft cider contract in the Bushmills Bar at George Best Belfast City Airport. Long Meadow Cider’s contract with HMSHost International, the leading provider of food and beverage outlets in over 100 airports worldwide, was secured following the… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport named one of the two top UK airports for punctuality

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2017-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — George Best Belfast City Airport has been named one of the two top airports in the UK for punctuality. Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) figures in relation to flights to and from UK airports for British and Irish airlines have revealed that flights leaving Belfast City Airport are,… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport: Northern Ireland Best Kept Awards celebrates its 60th anniversary under new title sponsorship

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2017-Aug-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Do you know someone in your local community who always goes the extra mile to help keep the area at its ‘Best Kept’? If so, the Northern Ireland Best Kept Awards, which is celebrating its 60th anniversary under new title sponsorship, has issued a final call to… Read the full press release

Flybe 2018 summer schedule from George Best Belfast City Airport now on sale

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2017-Aug-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has put on sale its 2018 summer schedule which features 14 routes to the UK mainland with a choice of up to 277 weekly departures from George Best Belfast City Airport. Seats are now on sale from £27.99 one way including taxes and… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport sponsors The Bangor 10K race; set to take place on 30th September

George Best Belfast City Airport sponsors The Bangor 10K race; set to take place on 30th September   BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2017-Jul-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The Bangor 10K is set to scale new heights this year with George Best Belfast City Airport on board as a new sponsor of the ever-popular event. The… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport awarded the Right Place to Work accolade

George Best Belfast City Airport awarded the Right Place to Work accolade   BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2017-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ —George Best Belfast City Airport has been awarded the Right Place to Work accolade at the 2017 Irish News Workplace & Employment Awards. The award was presented at a gala dinner in Titanic Belfast… Read the full press release

Flybe starts operating nine new routes to regional France from George Best Belfast City Airport

Flybe starts operating nine new routes to regional France from George Best Belfast City Airport   BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2017-May-25 — /Travel PR News/ —Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, starts operating nine new routes to regional France from George Best Belfast City Airport this weekend (27th May 2017) using its new weekend leisure hub via… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport extends support for Cregagh Primary School breakfast club

George Best Belfast City Airport extends support for Cregagh Primary School breakfast club   BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2017-May-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Pupils at an east Belfast primary school are celebrating their favourite meal of the day at their Breakfast Club, thanks to a three-year commitment from George Best Belfast City Airport. The financial support,… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport announces Long Meadow Blossom Burst Cider as winner £30,000 marketing support

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2017-May-17 — /Travel PR News/ — George Best Belfast City Airport has announced that a cider product from Portadown has been crowned the winner of a competition offering one local food and drink producer £30,000 of marketing support and brand visibility at the airport. Long Meadow Blossom Burst Cider has beaten nine other… Read the full press release

Grant Thornton Runway Run 2017 Is Back For A Third Year

              Belfast, UK, 2017-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The hugely-popular Grant Thornton Runway Run is back for a third year, with a record number of entries from the local business community expected for the 2017 event. Rugby legend Stephen Ferris has partnered with the business advisory firm to launch… Read the full press release

Guide Dogs in-training and their Puppy Walkers visit George Best Belfast City Airport

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2017-Mar-15 — /Travel PR News/ — George Best Belfast City Airport had some very special passengers this week, when a group of Guide Dogs in-training and their Puppy Walkers arrived for a visit. The puppies were put through their paces to experience everything from checking-in to boarding the aircraft as part of their… Read the full press release