Belfast City Airport welcomes Vueling Airlines’ flights to Barcelona

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2021-Jul-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Flights to Barcelona have taken off from Belfast City Airport today (02 Jul 2021) with Vueling Airlines. The inaugural flight received a traditional water cannon salute upon arrival whilst flamenco dancers entertained outbound passengers as they boarded their flight. Katy Best, Commercial Director at Belfast City… Read the full press release

British Airways launches four new domestic routes from Belfast this summer

London, UK, 2021-Jun-18 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is launching four new domestic routes from Belfast this summer, supporting important business and tourism links between Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK. Over the next few months, the airline will start to operate 18 flights a week between George Best Belfast City… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport welcomes British Airways’ new services

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2021-Jun-18 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is launching four new domestic routes from Belfast City this summer, supporting important business and tourism links between Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK. Over the next few months, the airline will start to operate 18 flights a week between George Best… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport welcomes easyJet’s double-daily service to London Gatwick

London, UK, 2021-Jun-18 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet has announced it will launch a double-daily service from Belfast City Airport to London Gatwick. The service will commence on 9th July 2021 with fares starting from £28.99 one way. Katy Best, Commercial Director at Belfast City Airport, said: “We are thrilled to welcome both another new… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport welcomes Eastern Airways’ services to Cardiff

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2021-May-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Flights to Cardiff from Belfast City Airport have taken off with Eastern Airways, marking the return of the popular route at the airport. The Belfast to Cardiff service, one of only two direct air links to Wales on the island of Ireland, will give passengers additional… 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 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

Belfast City Airport welcomes Loganair’s new service to Glasgow

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2020-Sep-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Business leaders from Glasgow and Belfast today (4 Sep 2020) applauded the launch of Loganair’s new service between the two cities. Glasgow Chamber of Commerce chief executive Stuart Patrick crossed the Irish Sea on the first flight from his city’s airport and was greeted at George… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport welcomes BA CityFlyer’s five-times weekly service to London City Airport

Flights between London City Airport and Belfast City Airport resumed on Monday 7 September Secretary of State for Northern Ireland backs restored route, saying “It is crucial to the recovery of the economy that vital air passenger services… are maintained” 5x weekly service restores popular route – London City’s fastest growing in 2019 Belfast, Northern… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport welcomes resumption of KLM services from 3rd August

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2020-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Since the outbreak of the Covid-19 crisis, KLM has been adapting its network and flight schedule in line with travel restrictions and demand. KLM flights from Belfast City were suspended end of March when air travel came to a virtual standstill, with only 5% of the… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport welcomes Eastern Airways’ resumption of services to Southampton and Teesside

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2020-Jun-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Eastern Airways has today (22 Jun 2020) resumed its services from Belfast City Airport to Southampton and Teesside. Initially these flights will be daily weekday services with the frequency set to increase throughout July, August and September. Katy Best, Commercial Director at Belfast City Airport said:… 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 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

Belfast City Airport welcomes back Eastern Airways’ service to Teesside International Airport

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2020-Jan-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Eastern Airways has announced its return to Northern Ireland with a six-times weekly service from George Best Belfast City Airport to Teesside International Airport. Katy Best, Commercial Director at Belfast City Airport, said: “Commencing on 9th March 2020, this service will further enhance air access from… 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

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 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 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

Belfast City Airport announces deadline for entries in search for Northern Ireland’s Best Small Visitor Attraction

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2019-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Attractions and experiences have until Friday 1st March to enter the search for Northern Ireland’s Best Small Visitor Attraction – a competition which will offer the winner a prize of £30,000 free marketing support and brand visibility at George Best Belfast City Airport. Launched by the airport… 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 congratulates Flybe’s significant achievement in outperforming many major UK players for its On Time Performance

Leading regional airline again outperforms many major industry suppliers for On Time Performance in 2018 Only UK-based airline in FlightGlobal’s OTP Awards tables Results published by influential global aviation data and analytics’ business Flybe OTP record at George Best Belfast City Airport outperforms global industry record BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2019-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Flybe,… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport’s car parks earn Park Mark Safer Parking Award

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2019-Jan-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The three official car parks at George Best Belfast City Airport have achieved the coveted Park Mark Safer Parking Award, given to premises that have completed a risk assessment carried out by the PSNI and British Parking Association. The Premier, Short-Stay and Long-Stay facilities at the airport… 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

Belfast City Airport welcomes Loganair’s new route to Northern Ireland

Belfast City Airport welcomes Loganair’s new route to Northern Ireland LONDON, UK, 2018-Mar-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Carlisle Lake District Airport (CLDA) has unveiled Loganair, Scotland’s Airline, as its airline partner with flights to George Best Belfast City Airport, Dublin Airport and London Southend Airport. The six times weekly service to Belfast City Airport, which… 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

Belfast City Airport welcomes Eastern Airways’ new service to Isle of Man and Newcastle

Belfast, Northern Island, 2017-Nov-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Flybe franchise partner, Eastern Airways, is introducing Sunday flights on its Belfast City Airport routes to the Isle of Man and Newcastle. The new Sunday services will help to provide weekend break opportunities and assist business passengers travelling to their destination on a Sunday ready for an… 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