Congratulations Derry - We'll back you all the way!
Published: 11 August 2010
Belfast International Airport says Derry-Londonderry will wow the rest of the country after it won the competition to become the UK City of Culture.
Belfast International Airport Managing Director, John Doran, said: “Derry has everything going for it. It’s a vibrant city with an abundance of visitor attractions.
“More than that, it has its people. Winning this accolade is a fantastic boost for the city and Northern Ireland.
“Derry will be an outstanding UK City of Culture, and a tremendous ‘ ambassador’ for us all. Belfast International Airport – the main ‘ gateway’ to Northern Ireland – will do all it can to spread the word that Derry is a must-visit, must-see destination for the tens of thousands of visitors who come through our facility each and every week.
“Well done, Derry, you deserve it. We’ll back you all the way!”.