30 NOVEMBER 2009


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Article from BTNews 30 NOVEMBER 2009

Belfast City expands

GEORGE BEST BELFAST CITY AIRPORT opened over the weekend (Sunday 29 November) a £6m terminal expansion.  The new facilities include a rebuilt departure lounge on the first floor capable of handling 12,000 passengers per day, new shops and restaurants.  The airport retail space has been increased by 60% and arriving tenants include World Duty Free, WH Smith, Bushmills Bar, Harvest Market restaurant and Lavazza Coffee.  The latest CAA figures show that the airport saw a 7.9% increase in passenger numbers in October compared with the same month in 2008.  Total throughput for the year is expected to top 2.5m. www.belfastcityairport.com

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