Scotland's Airports

Scotland's Airports

High demand for FlyGlobespan artefacts

It is close to a decade since it went into administration, cancelling all flights overnight. But memorabilia from Scottish airline FlyGlobespan is still for sale on eBay from sellers from all over the globe.

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Pilot hailed as "superb" for successfully landing the Inverness-bound flight. Picture: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

‘Superb’ pilot successfully landed Inverness-bound flight

A pilot who landed an airliner with no nose gear has been praised for his “superb” skills and avoiding a fire.

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US president Donald Trump poses for the press on the 13th tee of his golf course on the Menie Estate, Balmedie, Aberdeenshire.

Uber hoping plans to launch a flying taxi take off

Uber have created plans for a flying taxi in a bold proposal that could provide commuters of the future with some relief from congested roads.

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Ryaniar cancelled flights after French strike. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Pupils forced to take ferry and bus after Ryanair cancellations

A group of Fife school children were forced take a ferry and bus back home, while other Scottish holidaymakers slept on airport floors after Ryanair cancelled a host of flights.

Edinburgh, Fife & Lothians
Ryanair suspends 1000 Scottish flights - what are your rights?

Ryanair suspends 1000 Scottish flights - what are your rights?

Ryanair is to suspend five Scottish routes this winter including Edinburgh and Glasgow to Stansted as its pilot holiday crisis deepens.

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Edinburgh flight makes emergency landing

A flight heading for Edinburgh had to make an emergency landing due to a medical incident.

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Airlines have called for a ban on early morning alcohol sales at airports.

Airport alcohol ban call after Scottish arrest figures released

A leading low fares airline has renewed calls for greater controls on the sale of alcohol to passengers travelling through airports, after new figures revealed more than 120 people have been arrested at Scotland’s main hubs over the past 20 months.

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Typhoon aircraft were scrambled. Picture: Ministry of Defence

Jets scrambled to intercept Russian bombers over North Sea

Typhoon jets were scrambled from a Scottish RAF base to intercept Russian bombers that had flown into British airspace.

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Most of Ryanair's Scottish cancellations involve Edinburgh Airport. Picture: Neil Hanna

In full: Scottish flights affected by Ryanair cancellations

A total of 16 Scottish flights are among around 2,000 cancelled by Ryanair over the next six weeks.

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Picture: TSPL

Ryanair cancels 50 flights a day to improve punctuality

Budget airline Ryanair has announced it will cancel up to 50 flights daily for the next six weeks in a bid to improve punctuality.

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Passenger numbers hit new heights at Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow airports. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Scottish airports flying high with record-breaking traffic

Passenger numbers at Scottish airports have continued to soar with records broken for August.

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Police vehicles surround a Thomson aircraft at Bristol airport as officers arrest Derek Root and Alexander Gray. Picture: SWNS

Edinburgh man handed suspended jail term after drunk antics force landing

An Edinburgh man was handed a suspended jail term after his drunken antics with another passenger forced a holiday jet to make an emergency landing before it had even left UK airspace.

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Flybe's boss said travellers were opting to stay in the UK. Picture: Jon Savage

Flybe sees demand taking off for domestic UK routes

Regional airline Flybe said it had seen demand for domestic flights take off over the bank holiday weekend on routes such as Glasgow to Newquay Cornwall Airport.

Transport
The SCDI said Scotland's interests 'must be promoted' in aviation policy. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Business leaders call for Scots focus in aviation plans

Business chiefs have said that the needs of the Scottish economy must be central to future strategy on aviation as the UK prepares for Brexit.

Transport
Karen Cox flying with her family. Picture: Supplied

Moray mum beats disability struggles to win aviation honour

A MUM who undertook her own battle against the disabling Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (EDS) has been honoured in the name of a pioneering female aviator.

Inverness, Highlands & Islands
A satellite map of Scotland

Scotland is a ‘space hub’ for Europe

Scotland’s growing reputation as a hub for micro-satellite manufacturing has been boosted as a Glasgow firm prepares to launch what it claims is the “world’s cheapest, lightest and smallest satellite”.

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The Wow Air flight was travelling from Iceland to Germany. Picture: Wikimedia Commons

Germany flight makes emergency landing at Edinburgh Airport

A FLIGHT en route to Germany made an emergency landing at Edinburgh Airport after a woman fell ill aboard.

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Picture of Dunning's aircraft on a ship. Picture: Orkney Library and Archive

Historic aircraft landing a century ago in Orkney remembered

THE first aircraft landing on the deck of a moving ship a century ago has been marked in Orkney – with the Royal Navy’s latest aircraft carrier forming an impressive background to the commemoration of Edwin Dunning’s achievement.

Inverness, Highlands & Islands
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