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New airline launches, opening up routes into heart of the Swiss Alps

New airline powdair has launched ticket sales through its website with a winter schedule that links Sion Airport with eight destinations in the UK, Germany and Belgium.

May Passenger Figures Show Continued International Growth

​Edinburgh Airport has today welcomed the latest passenger figures showing that May 2017 saw 1,231,712 passengers passing through the airport. This represents a 10.8% increase on May 2016.

China Link Closer As Edinburgh And Beijing Airports Announce Groundbreaking Partnership

Edinburgh Airport and Beijing Capital International Airport (BCIA) have today (Friday) signed a ground breaking partnership agreement that will see a new level of co-operation between the two airports.

New Record High For April Passenger Numbers

​Edinburgh Airport has today announced the latest passenger numbers showing 1,141,823 people passed through the airport last month, making it the busiest April ever, up 13 per cent from April 2016.

​Community Board backs local schools and vital community projects

Edinburgh Airport Community Board has awarded the latest round of funding grants to support schools and vital organisations across Edinburgh, the Lothians and Fife.

A further £40,000 to community based projects has been allocated bringing the total to nearly £600,000 in grants awarded to non-profits, charities and community organisations through the Community Board, since it was established…

Record March passenger numbers at Edinburgh Airport

Edinburgh Airport has today welcomed passenger numbers for March showing that over 965,000 people came through the airport last month.

This represents the busiest March for a Scottish airport ever, a 4.1 per cent hike from the same month last year with international passenger numbers performing particularly strongly.

Gordon Dewar, Edinburgh Airport’s Chief Executive, said:


Airport calls on "everyone to have their say"

Edinburgh Airport has today thanked thousands of people who have responded to the second stage of public consultation on airspace change – and is now calling on others to offer their response too as the consultation enters into its final period.

The consultation is seeking views on preferred flight paths in the airspace surrounding the airport to allow for maximum operational benefits…

Edinburgh Airport Fire and Rescue train Mexican and South American firefighters

Edinburgh Airport’s Fire and Rescue service has been assisting the training of fire fighters from Mexico and South America.

As reported on STV News, 20 fire fighters form Paraguay, Argentina and Mexico are in Scotland for a four week course which is being led by International Fire and Rescue Association (IFRA).

Assistance for travelling solo with kids trial extended

Edinburgh Airport has today confirmed that a service offering assistance for parents ‘Travelling Solo with Kids’ is to be continued at peak points throughout the year including the Easter and summer holidays.

Adults travelling alone through any airport with children can be a challenging experience, whether it’s checking-in or collecting bags, going through security or just getting around the…

​New record high at Edinburgh Airport for February passenger numbers

Edinburgh Airport has today announced February’s passenger numbers showing 811,804 people passed through the airport last month, making it the busiest February ever at a Scottish airport.

This 5.4 per cent increase, which includes a 13.6 % jump in international passengers, follows on from the recent confirmation that Edinburgh Airport is officially…