George Best Belfast City Airport has once again been nominated for one of the world’s most prestigious aviation marketing awards – and completed an impressive awards shortlisting hat-trick in the process.

The airport has been shortlisted in the ‘Under 4 Million Passenger’ category of the Routes Europe Marketing Awards.

The achievement follows Belfast City Airport’s success in the World Routes Marketing Awards, in which it has also been shortlisted in the last two years.

Voted for by airlines, the awards recognise the route development work carried out by airports across Europe. The winners will be announced at the 2018 Routes Europe Conference, which is taking place in Bilbao from 22nd-24th April.

Katy Best, Commercial Director at Belfast City Airport, said:

“The Routes Marketing Awards are recognised across the world as the industry benchmark for marketing, and we are extremely proud to be shortlisted.

“The fact that this is the third Routes Marketing Award that Belfast City Airport has been nominated for in the last two years is a huge endorsement of the work our team is doing with our partner airlines to help enhance their presence in the local market.

“Developing strong and successful partnerships with our airlines and implementing our ambitious route development strategy are key objectives for Belfast City Airport as we work with tourism stakeholders to promote Northern Ireland as a destination.

“We warmly welcome the Routes Europe nomination and look forward to attending the conference in Bilbao in April.”