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

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