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 meet Environment Minister to discuss City Airport

BCAW delegation at Stormont

The Environment Minister, Alex Attwood, has told local residents he has yet to make a final decision on the shape of his forthcoming inquiry into modifying the noise regulations governing George Best Belfast City Airport. The Minister met a delegation from the umbrella residents’ campaign group, Belfast City Airport Watch (BCAW), at … [Read more...]

Department sits back as late flights soar at City Airport

Campaigners lambast Environment Minister for failing to take action As Flybe announces it’s taking over three Ryanair routes at George Best Belfast City Airport, local residents say they’re furious at the revelation that late flights at the airport have increased, and that the Department of the Environment is refusing to take any … [Read more...]