Caffè Nero takes permanent unit at Belfast City Airport

Belfast City Airport operations manager Judith Davis (left) with Caffè Nero area manager, Fiona McVeigh.

COFFEE chain Caffè Nero has opened a new store at Belfast City Airport.

The new 2,100 sq ft unit replaces Costa at the east Belfast terminal.

Caffè Nero has operated a pop-up store at the airport since December 2021.

The airport’s commercial director, Katy Best welcomed confirmation that the coffee chain will be taking up permanent residence,

“It is fantastic that Caffè Nero has committed to a permanent unit at Belfast City Airport, further enhancing the extensive food and beverage range currently available to passengers,” she said.

“Our passengers and meeters and greeters have been asking for a landside coffee unit and it is great that we have been able to deliver on this.”

Will Stratton-Morris, chief executive at Caffè Nero, added: “We are seeing strong performances across all our airport sites, and with Belfast City Airport predicting passenger numbers will exceed pre-pandemic numbers in the coming years, it is an important site for us.”

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