Member News

Regional and Business Airports Group Member George Best Belfast City Airport has received international recognition for its Excellence in Airport Marketing at the Routes Europe Conference in Bilbao.

Work as part of a £15 million upgrade project to improve the passenger experience at RABA member, George Best Belfast City Airport is now underway.

The major infrastructure investment includes an upgrade of the airport’s departure lounge, incorporating its retail, food and beverage offering.

Regional and Business Airports Group member, Doncaster Sheffield Airport in Yorkshire, has unveiled an ambitious masterplan to become a major international transport hub with its own East Coast Mainline railway station and the capacity to provide air travel to more than 25 million people. Bosses at the Airport have published a masterplan document in which they lay out plans to ...

George Best Belfast City Airport, a member of the Regional and Business Airports (RABA) Group, 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.

From 4 May Regional and Business Airports Group member, London Southend, will launch three new routes to the Mediterranean with Air Malta.

George Best Belfast City Airport, a member of the Regional and Business Airports Group (RABA), has announced a £15 million infrastructure investment that will include a major upgrade of its departure lounge, incorporating its retail, food and beverage offering.

In December 2017, The Taoyuan International Airport Corporation (TIAC) awarded the Regional and Business Airports (RABA) Group Gold Sponsor, Vanderlande, the contract to supply a state-of-the-art baggage handling system (BHS) at its new terminal. In response to the rapid growth in passenger volume, TIAC is constructing Terminal 3 (T3) at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (TTIA). This will boost capacity and enhance the overall quality of service. 

 

Captain Winston Thomas, owner of Pembrey Airport, a member of the Regional and Business Airports Group, has been appointed MBE for Services to the Aviation Industry in Wales. Captain Thomas was invited to Buckingham Palace in October 2017 to receive the MBE from Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge.

Exciting recent news for RABA member Cardiff. From May 2018, Qatar Airways will be launching direct daily flights between Cardiff and Doha.

Highlighting the happier travel experience provided by smaller airports, a recent global report places Exeter Airport, a member of the Regional And Business Airports Group, as the happiest airport in the world.