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January passenger figures show continued international growth

Edinburgh Airport has today welcomed the latest passenger figures showing that January 2017 saw 781,753 passengers passing through the airport.

This represents an 11.7% increase on January 2016 with the greatest growth area being passengers on international flights which had an 11.6% hike compared to the same month last year.

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

Edinburgh Airport ranked number 1 in “Top Buzz” improver amongst airports


Edinburgh Airport has been ranked as the ‘Top Buzz score improver’ for the airport sector, in YouGov’s annual BrandIndex rankings.

All major UK airports were rated using YouGov BrandIndex’s Buzz score which asked 38,000 respondents,…

Edinburgh Airport to host Passengers with Reduced Mobility open day

Edinburgh Airport, in conjunction with the Queen Elizabeth Foundation’s TryB4uFly, will tomorrow (Friday) host a Passengers with Reduced Mobility (PRM) Open Day.

The event, at the Hilton Doubletree hotel by Edinburgh Airport, is aimed at individual travellers and parents of disabled children who fly or are considering flying.


Edinburgh Airport launch Consultation 2 on Airspace Change Programme

Edinburgh Airport has today launched the second stage of its public consultation on the Airspace Change Programme (ACP).

The ACP is about the way in which Edinburgh Airport intends to grow, ensuring that it continues to be able to support Scotland’s economy and jobs in a safe and effective way.

The existing flight paths used by aircraft rely on the 1950s technology of ground-based…

12.37 million passengers make 2016 a record year for Edinburgh Airport

Edinburgh Airport has broken a new annual record for passengers at any Scottish airport with confirmation of 12,366,498 flying through the airport in 2016.

This increase of over 11 per cent from the 11.13 million passengers who used the airport 2015 reinforces Edinburgh Airport as the fastest growing airport in the UK and has been hailed as “a tremendous success story for Scotland”,…

100 new retail jobs at Edinburgh Airport

Further expansion continues after 2016 jobs boom

Over 86,000 fly into Edinburgh for party season

Gordon Dewar and Al Thomson, Director of Unique Events & Edinburgh's Hogmanay, have today welcomed new figures showing that Edinburgh Airport is set to have its greatest ever number of arriving passengers in the pre-Hogmanay period.

In the week between Christmas Day and the last flight on 31 December Edinburgh Airport will welcome over 86,000 arriving passengers. Up from over…

Children 1st announced as Edinburgh Airport charity for 2017

Edinburgh Airport has today announced that Children 1st will be their Corporate Charity Partner for 2017, after the majority of the team voted for them in an annual secret ballot.

Children 1st, headquartered in Edinburgh and with a nationwide reach, help Scotland’s families to put children first, with practical advice and with support in difficult times.

Each year, Scotland’s busiest…

New Edinburgh - Munich Eurowings five times weekly service for 2017 announced

Edinburgh Airport, the City of Edinburgh Council and Visit Scotland have today welcomed confirmation of a new direct service between Scotland’s capital and Munich by Eurowings.

The five times weekly service - which will commence on the 31 March 2017 – further highlights Edinburgh Airport’s commitment to offering a greater choice of business and leisure links direct between Scotland and…

Edinburgh Airport welcome and comment on Scottish Government Air Departure Tax bill

Jobs, prosperity and opportunity for Scotland's economy if 50 per cent cut comes in one move