Your official source for the latest news and developments at George Best Belfast City Airport.
Wednesday 22 May 2013
Leading regional airline first in UK to offer discounted upfront option to make changes to online bookings
In today’s busy world, even the best laid travel plans are subject to change at any time ......and so, in another UK aviation first, Flybe has today launched ‘Flybe Flex’, a discounted budget-friendly stand-alone product offered during the initial online booking process which gives those buying a basic Essentials ticket the added benefit to make unlimited changes to the date, time and route of their chosen flight any time prior to their departure date. By pre-purchasing Flybe Flex, a customer will save £58 on a return flight per person.
Monday 20 May 2013
Pupils at a Belfast primary school were treated to a magical performance by a local children’s touring theatre company thanks to funding from the George Best Belfast City Airport Community Fund.
Cahoots NI arrived at Victoria Park Primary School to perform their newest show, ‘Lights, Camera, Math ‘a’ Magic’ to an audience of pupils, from two of the airport’s adopted schools, Victoria Park Primary School and Mitchell House School, eager to witness the extraordinary feats of mathematical mind reading and illusion.
Thursday 02 May 2013
The Belfast City Marathon starts at 9am on Monday 6th May. While the majority of roads will remain open throughout the event, disruption can be expected in the city centre from 06:30 until 12:00 noon.
Disruption can also be expected on the Albertbridge Rd, Holywood Rd and Sydenham Bypass until shortly after 11:00am.
Passengers travelling through Belfast City Airport on Monday are advised to leave additional time for their journey.
For further traffic information On Monday 6th May, visit http://www.belfastcentre.com/belfast-city-marathon-traffic-information
Tuesday 30 Apr 2013
Young performers and West End fans from across Northern Ireland are invited to audition for a local youth production of the 1980s classic musical film Fame, featuring the famous (or infamous!) title song.
Saturday 23 Mar 2013
George Best Belfast City Airport is open and operational this morning.
Passengers should expect some delays due to knock on effects from yesterdays disruption.
Passengers are still advised to check with their airline for the latest on their flight status and also to check the airports website and social media pages including Facebook and twitter for any further updates.
Airline contact details can be found here.
Friday 08 Mar 2013
The George Best Belfast City Airport Community Fund has announced its support of this year’s John Hewitt Society World Book Day Celebration.
The funding support is an extension of the airports ‘Time to Read’ initiative whereby employees from the airport visit local schools to encourage reading from a young age.
Saturday 23 Feb 2013
The road service will be carrying out work from Mersey Street to Sydenham Road from Friday 22nd February - Friday 19th April.
Small delays are to be expected as traffic may be re-routed in some instances.
Passengers are advised to ensure additional time for their journey's to George Best Belfast City Airport.
Thursday 14 Feb 2013
George Best Belfast City Airport has announced an Apprenticeship Scheme for young people in the greater Belfast area.
Department of Employment and Learning (DEL) Minister, Dr Stephen Farry and Lord Mayor of Belfast, Alderman Gavin Robinson, launched the ‘George Best Belfast City Airport High Fliers Apprenticeship Scheme’ at the airport today.
Tuesday 12 Feb 2013
George Best Belfast City Airport has been recognised and rewarded for its Service Excellence at the Ireland Excellence Awards.
The bestowment of the prestigious Gold Star accolade, which is independently validated by the Centre for Competitiveness and recognises organisations that have demonstrated excellence in their overall business performance, follows a rigorous examination process of service standards at the airport, which is based just minutes from Belfast city centre.
Thursday 17 Jan 2013
Leading regional airline’s Deli in the Sky rated best British airline by influential online study.
Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has been recognised as the top best UK airline for the quality of its Deli in the Sky range of on-board food in Skyscanner’s* annual European Airline Food Awards.