Residents welcome Ombudsman’s late flights report

Ravenhill resident, Jessica Barreda, pictured with her children, Chloe (9) and Adam (6), has complained about late flights to no avail.

Ombudsman finds Department for Infrastructure guilty of maladministration for failure to enforce late flights rule Residents affected by aircraft noise from George Best Belfast City Airport have welcomed a report by the Northern Ireland Public Services Ombudsman, Marie Anderson, which is heavily critical of the failure by the Department for … [Read more...]

Residents’ fury at removal of airport passenger limit

Campaigners accuse Poots of disregard for public Local residents say they’re furious that the Environment Minister, Edwin Poots, has decided to do away with the passenger – or seats for sale limit – at George Best Belfast City Airport. The umbrella residents’ group, Belfast City Airport Watch, says the limit was a crucial aspect of … [Read more...]

Questions raised over airport’s passenger limit

Local residents have voiced their concern at the decision by bmibaby to switch its operations from Belfast International Airport to George Best Belfast City Airport. The umbrella residents’ group, Belfast City Airport Watch, says it will be asking the Department of the Environment whether or not the planned move will mean that the airport is, … [Read more...]

Residents stunned as officials tell Environment Committee they haven’t enforced noise regulations

The residents’ group, Belfast City Airport Watch, has expressed amazement at the failure of the Planning Service to enforce noise regulations at George Best Belfast City Airport. Their comments came after one of the most senior officials in the DOE’s Planning Service this morning admitted to the Northern Ireland Assembly’s Environment … [Read more...]