Scotland's Airports

Scotland's Airports

Obsessive Scots fly thousands of miles solely for airline rewards

They take multiple-stop flights across the world before coming straight back.

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Ryanair is to ground all but three of its 17 winter routes from Glasgow. Picture: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Alastair Dalton: Failure to cut air taxes a handy excuse for airlines

Before the worst snowfall for 20 years appeared to smother debate over the announcement, Ryanair’s shock decision to close its Glasgow base had some in the industry shaking their heads.

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Hopes soar for first direct flights between Scotland and China

The first direct flights between Scotland and China have moved a step closer with a new deal between London and Beijing, the UK government claimed today.

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United Airlines has taken "full responsibility" for the incident. Picture: AP.

Dog dies on United Airlines flight after being forced into overhead locker

United Airlines has taken “full responsibility” for the in-flight death of a dog, after a flight attendant allegedly forced the pet into an overhead locker.

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Celtic's Scott Sinclair is believed to have been attacked at Glasgow Airport. Picture: SNS/Craig Williamson

Celtic’s Scott Sinclair attacked at Glasgow Airport after Old Firm game

Celtic star Scott Sinclair was verbally assaulted at Glasgow Airport following the Old Firm game.

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A lone lorry braves the M876. Picture: PA

Scotland’s weather: Sunday’s transport disruption prospects

There will be a limited number of trains operating today and many minor roads will stay closed, but airports hope to operate most flights.


Snowy Scotland to thaw, but disruption to drag into next week

Snowbound Scotland can finally look forward to a slow thaw but significant disruption is expected to drag on into next week.

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Edinburgh Airport open but numerous flights cancelled

BOSSES at Edinburgh Airport have declared that the airport remains open and operational but added that there will be numerous flight cancellations.

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Scotland’s weather: Heavy snow brings transport system to a standstill

Travel across a swathe of Scotland will be severely disrupted today after the country’s first red snow alert for eight years caused transport havoc.

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Scotland’s weather and travel: everything we know so far

Emergency services are on stand-by tonight across Scotland as forecasters warned of weather conditions that could pose a “risk to life”.

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300 jobs ‘at risk’ as Ryanair set to close base at Glasgow Airport

Budget airline Ryanair is to close its base at Glasgow Airport.

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Picture: CC BY-SA 2.0 / Ronnie Robertson / Flickr

Domestic flight to Edinburgh declares mid-air emergency

A LOGANAIR flight from Norwich to Edinburgh was diverted this morning after calling a mid-air emergency.

An artist's impression of a proposed space port at Prestwick airport. Picture: Contributed

Scotland in ‘strong position’ to host first UK spaceport

Scotland is in ‘a strong position’ to host the first UK spaceport and to capitalise further on commercial space activity, an MP has said ahead of a Westminster debate on the sector.

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An easyJet flight from Edinburgh suffered a severely hard landing

Edinburgh easyJet plane suffered hard landing after computer failure

An easyJet flight from Edinburgh to Munich suffered a severely hard landing after the apparent failure of an onboard computer, according to an accident investigation report out today

Woods near Cambusbarron were searched by police

Search resumes for missing plane spotted heading towards woodland

A search mission has resumed after reports that a microlight aircraft was seen falling towards a wooded area.

NSW police and salvage personnel work to recover the wreckage of the seaplane (Mick Tsikas/AAP Images via AP)

Sydney plane crash: Seaplane was ‘destroyed’ in 1996 fatal incident

A seaplane that crashed near Sydney and killed six people had been rebuilt after it was “destroyed” in a fatal incident more than 20 years ago.

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Footage of the plane abandoning a landing, Picture: @ghkirk/Twitter

Plane from Edinburgh forced to abort landing in Storm Eleanor

A PASSENGER plane from Edinburgh was forced to abort its landing after being blasted by Storm Eleanor.

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Stranded passengers from the Qatar Airways flight wait in an Edinburgh hotel lobby. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Alastair Dalton: Nightmares for seasonal travellers all too common

Passengers travelling long distances to reach friends and relatives for Hogmanay who are reading this will shudder at the ordeal suffered by 250 people flying from Edinburgh Airport before Christmas.


‘Flash freeze’ causes Glasgow Airport to grind to a halt

Freezing temperatures meant flights were cancelled and diverted from Glasgow Airport.

Some Ryanair pilots are set to go on strike, Picture: Neil Hanna

Ryanair pilots to go on strike five days before Christmas

Some Irish-based Ryanair pilots are to take pre-Christmas strike action.

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