Your official source for the latest news and developments at George Best Belfast City Airport.
Thursday 27 Jun 2013
UNSUSPECTING passengers on a flight from Belfast to London recently could be forgiven for thinking ‘is it a bird, is it a plane – no it’s a duck’ as the Culture Duck from the Everglades Hotel enjoyed a flight across the Irish Sea after a group of pranksters waddled off with it.
Wednesday 12 Jun 2013
George Best Belfast City Airport and all our airline partners will be operating as normal throughout the duration of the G8 conference.
However we have been advised by the PSNI that there may be some traffic disruption over the period of Friday 14th June to Tuesday 18th June, more specifically, on Monday 17th June the M2 city bound will be closed from 8.15am to 9.00am and city bound traffic on the Sydenham Bypass will be affected by delays from 8.30am to 9.30am.
We would advise all passengers and staff to leave additional time for their journey to the airport.
All flight details can be checked here.
Tuesday 11 Jun 2013
Talented young people from across Northern Ireland sang, skipped and danced their way to George Best Belfast City Airport this weekend, armed with legwarmers and sheet music, to battle it out for a place in the 60 strong cast of ‘FAME – The Musical’.
The musical, and its infamous title song, will be produced by local arts charity Music Theatre 4 Youth (MT4Uth) to be staged at T13 Shared Cultural Space in the Titanic Quarter of Belfast in August.
Wednesday 05 Jun 2013
Lisburn district Scouts were the first children in Northern Ireland to get their hands dirty at a new 'Forest School', thanks to funding from the George Best Belfast City Airport Community Fund.
The airport has provided the much needed financial support for educational equipment as part of the national Trust's outdoor and Closer to Nature programme at Minnowburn Forest in south Belfast.
Thursday 23 May 2013
AER LINGUS has today announced its Winter 2013/14 schedule from George Best Belfast City Airport, which continues to offer the two key routes for business, leisure and transfer traffic, in and out of London Heathrow and London Gatwick.
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.