DCSIMG

Edinburgh airport to invest £15m to win new routes

  • by By ALASTAIR DALTON
 

EDINBURGH airport will today launch a drive to win new routes against other Scottish airports by unveiling the country’s biggest yet “war chest” of its type.

Scotland’s busiest airport is to spent £15 million over the next year on securing more links, which it hopes will include a long-sought Middle Eastern route.

The launch of the route development fund comes a month after Edinburgh lost Lufthansa’s Dusseldorf route to rival Glasgow.

Glasgow last year also secured a second daily Emirates flight to Dubai – a key hub linking Scotland with Asia and Australia.

Edinburgh airport chief executive Gordon Dewar said: “We are hungry for more success, and will work hard to take business from other airports.” But the airport said this meant new, not existing routes.

 

Comments

 
 

Back to the top of the page