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Edinburgh Airport and Visit Scotland: APD cut will bring more international passengers, tourism boom and new jobs

Direct China route 'within touching distance' if Scottish Government give confirmation of APD cut detail

September passenger figures show substantial international growth

Edinburgh Airport has today welcomed the latest passenger figures showing that September 2016 saw 1,191,728 passengers passing through the airport.

This represents an 11% increase on September 2015 with the greatest growth area being passengers on international flights which had a 21.5% hike compared to the same month last year.

Gordon Dewar, Edinburgh Airport’s Chief Executive,…

Edinburgh Airport welcomes Committee on Climate Change report

50 per cent reduction of APD without increase in emissions "manageable"

EDI team in China for ‘World Routes’ Forum

A five strong team from Edinburgh Airport are in China for the 22nd World Route Development Forum with the aim of attracting new airlines and selling Scotland to the world.

The World Route Development Forum, or ‘World Routes’, will see airlines and airports from across the world meet in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China between 24-27 September to discuss new route opportunities.


Edinburgh Airport welcomes public response to Let's Go Further

Edinburgh Airport has today thanked everyone who has taken time to log on and feedback to their public consultation process over the past three and a half months.

Let’s Go Further – a public consultation on the Airspace Change Programme which asked “What local factors should be taken into account when determining the position of the route within the design envelope given the…

August passenger figures: 12 per cent growth from same month last year

Gordon Dewar highlights ACP consultation date extension

Edinburgh Airport ACP consultation update

Flight path consultation extended to 19 September

Confiscated sealed liquids to be donated to charity

Edinburgh Airport has today announced that untampered liquids and sealed unbroken toys confiscated in the security hall are to be donated to charity.

As of tomorrow (Monday 5 September) Edinburgh Airport, in collaboration with Specialist Waste Recycling Ltd (SWR), will donate sealed liquids including bottles of spirits, wine perfume and aftershave as well as children’s’ toys to Guide Dogs…

Edinburgh Airport welcomes busiest ever month at a Scottish airport

This success has been amplified by analysis showing the first six months at Edinburgh Airport have seen a growth rate of over 10%, more than double that of European airports average.

June 2016 passenger numbers breaks Scottish record

Busiest ever June at a Scottish airport