Randox

Belfast City Airport has announced an onsite covid testing centre in partnership with leading global diagnostics firm, Randox, in preparation for the return of its international flights in the coming months. The centre will offer both PCR tests and antigen (lateral flow) tests and will give passengers access to quick and safe testing. Judith Davis,…

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JetsGo Holidays

JetsGo Holidays has announced a weekly service from Belfast City Airport to Palma de Mallorca offering package holidays to the Balearic Island for summer 2021. The charter service will operate on Saturdays throughout June, July and August 2021 utilising a British Airways aircraft, offering superior comfort and service to JetsGo passengers The fully financially protected…

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Belfast City Airport

George Best Belfast City Airport has been awarded an airport health accreditation certificate by the Airports Council International (ACI) for its extensive COVID-19 measures. Belfast City is the first airport in Northern Ireland to achieve the international accolade which recognises best-in-class COVID-19 health and safety processes. Cleaning, disinfection, physical distancing, staff protection, passenger communications and…

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Belfast City Airport

George Best Belfast City Airport has been awarded a ‘Very Good’ rating for its accessibility services for the third consecutive year in an annual Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) report. The rating, which is the highest accolade available, is given to airports that have provided a consistent and high-quality service to passengers requiring assistance. In addition…

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The portfolio of new routes from Belfast City Airport, announced earlier in the year by airline partner Aer Lingus Regional, is now complete with the first flights to East Midlands Airport and Leeds Bradford Airport taking off today, 1st October 2020. Both routes will operate up to three times per day, further enhancing Northern Ireland’s…

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Birmingham and Manchester

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 flights daily from 15th October, to conveniently connect passengers with…

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Eastern Airways has announced it will commence a George Best Belfast City Airport – Southampton service from Monday 23rd March 2020. The UK regional airline will operate up to seven flights a week reconnecting Belfast to the south coast of England. The Belfast City Airport – Southampton route was previously operated by Flybe until the…

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Eastern Airways has returned to George Best Belfast City Airport with the launch of a new six-times weekly service to Teesside International Airport. As a result of Flybe entering administration last week, Eastern Airways, former franchise partner of Flybe, is once again selling its flights independently. Today’s inaugural service from Teesside International Airport to Belfast…

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The Points Guy best UK airport

  The Points Guy UK (TPG UK) has announced today 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 best airport in the UK, followed by London Heathrow and George…

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George Best Belfast City Airport has teamed up with Sullivan Upper School to deliver a community rugby programme to primary school children across East Belfast and North Down. This community rugby programme, sponsored by the Airport’s Community Fund and delivered by coaches and senior players from Sullivan Upper’s 1st XV rugby team, aims to introduce…

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