Posts Tagged ‘George Best Belfast City Airport’

2019 Northern Ireland Best Kept Awards take off

(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.

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…

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

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

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…

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6 minute average security processing at Belfast City Airport

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…

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

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.

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…

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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

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…

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Belfast City Airport becomes first airport to implement JAM Cards

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

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…

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Fourth Grant Thornton Runway Run is a runaway success

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.

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…

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

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.

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.…

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Belfast City Airport funds relaxation space for Strandtown

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.

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…

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