George Best Belfast City Airport

Lighthouse Communications client George Best Belfast City Airport is Belfast’s most convenient airport.  The Airport’s long-standing relationship with Lighthouse Communications covers all aspects of communication and marketing surrounding the airport including public relations, corporate responsibility, stakeholder engagement, marketing, corporate video and graphic design.

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6 minute average security processing at Belfast City Airport

4th October 2018

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 up to six passengers at a time. New…

Seamus Mac Mahon, Chief Fire Officer at George Best Belfast City Airport Fire & Rescue Service marks the arrival of the first £1m fire appliance to the airport.

First £1 million fire appliance arrives at George Best Belfast City Airport

6th September 2018

George Best Belfast City Airport Fire Service has taken delivery of the first new fire appliances, 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 process, the new fire appliance offers the latest technology in…

Refurbished World Duty Free and WH Smith units open at Belfast City Airport

Refurbished World Duty Free and WH Smith units open at Belfast City Airport

6th July 2018

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 metres of retail space, which is an overall…

George Best Belfast City Airport is the first airport to become JAM Card friendly.

Belfast City Airport becomes first airport to implement JAM Cards

4th July 2018

George Best Belfast City Airport is the first airport to become JAM Card friendly. JAM Cards (Just a Minute) are designed to discreetly notify staff that holders may require additional time in a simple and non-verbal way. While originally intended for those with learning disabilities, the JAM Cards can now be used by anyone experiencing…

The Grant Thornton Runway Run, which took place last night (Thursday 21 June), was a runaway success for the 600 participants who completed the 5k team race on the runway of George Best Belfast City Airport shortly after 11pm.

Fourth Grant Thornton Runway Run is a runaway success

22nd June 2018

The Grant Thornton Runway Run, which took place last night (Thursday 21 June), was a runaway success for the 600 participants who completed the 5k team race on the runway of George Best Belfast City Airport shortly after 11pm. This is the fourth consecutive year of the leading business advisory firm’s event which sees teams…

Born and Bred, the brainchild of Belfast entrepreneur Linzi Rooney, is to open a retail store in the departures lounge as part of the ongoing £15 million refurbishment in the airport. The Born and Bred store will offer passengers Belfast themed gifts and souvenirs, quirky homeware and modern textiles designed by Northern Ireland artists.

Studio Souk offshoot, Born and Bred, lands in Belfast City Airport

15th June 2018

As part of the £15 million refurbishment of the departures area, George Best Belfast City Airport has announced its first new retailer, local lifestyle and gift store Born and Bred. Born and Bred is the brainchild of Northern Ireland native Linzi Rooney, best known for her enterprise Studio Souk, based on Ann Street in Belfast.…

Strandtown Primary School used the funds to renovate an old courtyard into an interactive learning space, complete with all-weather furniture, games and a wooden tepee for the children to play in.

Belfast City Airport funds relaxation space for Strandtown

14th June 2018

George Best Belfast City Airport’s Community Fund has funded a relaxing and quiet outdoor space for Strandtown Primary School, aimed at children that may find a regular playground overwhelming. Strandtown used the funds to renovate an old courtyard into an interactive learning space, complete with all-weather furniture, games and a wooden tepee for the children…

The George Best Belfast City Airport Community Fund has provided furniture which has enabled a local school to set up an outdoor classroom.

Belfast City Airport Community Fund provides outdoor classroom for local school

5th June 2018

The George Best Belfast City Airport Community Fund has provided furniture which has enabled a local school to set up an outdoor classroom. Mitchell House School used funding from the airport to buy tables and chairs, which are set up on its grounds when weather permits. The partnership with Mitchell House is the latest to…

Refurbishment of World Duty Free

H&J Martin Fit Out lands deal with World Duty Free at Belfast City Airport

31st May 2018

H&J Martin Fit Out has been awarded an 8-week contract with new Client, World Duty Free, at George Best Belfast City Airport. Works will consist of the provision of a retail space within a refurbished Departure Lounge and will be the first project that H&J Martin Fit Out will have completed for World Duty Free.…