Scotland's airports

Scotland's airports

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Ryanair moved Edinburgh to route to Glasgow Prestwick

RYANAIR has announced a new route to Warsaw Modlin airport from Prestwick airport after freezing growth at Edinburgh airport because of a dispute over charges.


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Bridges shut, roads closed and airports hit by hurricane

MORE than 60,000 people were without power last night after the storms caused havoc to transport, schools and city centres across much of Scotland.


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Scotland’s airports to be hit by strike chaos

A DAY of widespread strike chaos is looming, with travellers the latest group to be warned they face major disruption when two million workers walk out in a dispute over pensions.


BAA to sell Edinburgh Airport

AIRPORT operator BAA is to sell Edinburgh airport, the Spanish-owned company announced today.

Scots to bid up to £1bn for airport

A GROUP of Scottish business leaders are preparing a bid of up to £1 billion for either Glasgow or Edinburgh airport.

More passengers at Scotland’s top airports

All three of Scotland`s BAA-owned airports handled more passengers last month, with Edinburgh having its busiest-ever September.


Ferrovial cuts BAA stake to under 50%

Spanish infrastructure firm Ferrovial has cut its stake in UK airport operator BAA to just below 50 per cent after selling a 6 per cent share, removing BAA’s debts from its balance sheet.

EasyJet to open two French bases

Low-fare airline EasyJet is to open two more bases in France, it was announced yesterday.

Highland flyers go Dutch on new link

INVERNESS airport is to schedule a new direct link to Amsterdam, a decade after the last service was grounded.

Highland to fight charge threatening airport hub

A CAMPAIGN has been launched in defence of Inverness airport as a regional hub for the Highlands amid fears that all such facilities are at risk.

Airport evacuated amid explosives security alert

AN ISLAND airport was evacuated yesterday after a passenger's laptop set off a security alert.

Jet2 launches Glasgow first

Customer demand has led to a holiday specialist introducing its first direct service to New York from Glasgow Airport.

Top flight: Edinburgh leads the way for BAA

EDINBURGH has continued to outperform BAA's other airports, with a 16.7 per cent rise in passenger numbers since the start of the year as more routes led to its busiest ever April.

Edinburgh Airport told to launch bus route with drop-off profit

EDINBURGH Airport bosses are being urged to channel profits from their controversial drop-off charge into funding a bus route to make it easier for passengers to use public transport.

Profits take off at Scottish airports on pension gains

PROFITS at BAA's three Scottish airports soared in 2010 after they received exceptional gains from the group's UK-wide pension scheme, according to accounts filed at Companies House.

Edinburgh Airport going places in summer

EDINBURGH Airport has launched its new summer flight schedule, with 18 new routes for 2011.

UK keeps ban on in-flight liquids

The UK is to defer on security grounds a European-ordered partial lifting of restrictions on the carrying of liquids in airline hand luggage.

Scottish airport traffic booms but BAA chief sounds a note of caution

ALL three of BAA's Scottish airports saw solid increases in traffic last month as travellers refused to scrap their holiday plans, despite government austerity measures.

Millions join pre-Easter rush abroad

AS most of Scotland basked in sunshine yesterday, airports reported a bumper weekend with millions of people flying off on pre-Easter getaways.

Fly from Edinburgh - with jet packs

CHILDREN flying from Edinburgh airport this summer will be given "jet packs" containing coloured pencils and games to keep them occupied.

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