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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LOGANAIR CONFIRMS START DATE FOR BELFAST CITY – CARLISLE ROUTE

Loganair confirms start date for Belfast City-Carlisle route

4th March 2019

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 at Belfast City Airport, said: “There is…

John McGrillen, CEO Toursim NI; and Katy Best, Commercial and Marketing Director at Belfast City Airport

Final call for entries in search for Northern Ireland’s Best Small Visitor Attraction

26th February 2019

Attractions and experiences across Northern Ireland have until Friday 1st March to submit entries for the Belfast City Airport competition in partnership with Tourism NI  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…

(2) Entries are now open for the 2019 Best Kept Awards, sponsored by George Best Belfast City Airport. The awards seek to find the best kept schools, towns and villages, and healthcare facilities across Northern Ireland. Launching the awards at the Tropical Ravine in Botanic Gardens, Belfast, from left, is from left, Michelle Hatfield, Director of Corporate Services at Belfast City Airport; Joe Mahon, Patron of the NI Amenity Council and Doreen Muskett MBE, President of the NI Amenity Council. For more information or to enter the awards please visit www.niacbestkept.com.

2019 Northern Ireland Best Kept Awards take off

7th February 2019

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 to recognise the outstanding contribution from community…

John McGrillen, CEO Toursim NI; and Katy Best, Commercial and Marketing Director at Belfast City Airport

Belfast City Airport offers £30k marketing prize to NI’s ‘best’ small visitor attraction with Tourism NI

25th January 2019

Airport partners with Tourism NI and all eleven local Councils for competition to celebrate region’s lesser known attractions and experiences 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…

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…