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

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