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March passenger figures: 37.6 per cent international growth

Edinburgh Airport has today announced the latest passenger numbers showing 927,200 people passed through the airport last month, making it the busiest March ever.

The greatest increase was in International passenger numbers: up from 358,450 last year to 493,200 this year – which represents a leap of 37.6 per cent.

Welcoming March’s passenger figures Gordon Dewar, Edinburgh Airport’s…


Edinburgh Airport worth £1 billion every year to Scotland's economy

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Tartan Army back swift 50 per cent APD cut

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Edinburgh Airport makes Scottish Business Pledge

Edinburgh Airport has today made a commitment to the Scottish Business Pledge - a partnership to champion inclusive growth and fair employment practices.

All of Edinburgh Airport Limited’s employees are paid…


New Air Lingus regional Edinburgh - Shannon route takes off

Aer Lingus Regional, operated by Stobart Air, will tomorrow (St Patrick’s Day) launch its new route from Edinburgh to Shannon.

The new route will operate six times weekly with fares from £29.99 one-way including taxes and charges.

Edinburgh passengers flying to Shannon will also be able to take advantage of Aer Lingus’s transatlantic services to New York and Boston.

Shannon…


Air Passenger Duty 50 per cent cut consultation launch

Edinburgh Airport will today welcome Deputy First Minister John Swinney to Edinburgh Airport for the launch of the Scottish Government’s policy consultation paper on cutting Air Passenger Duty (APD) by 50 per cent.

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

“We warmly welcome the Scottish Government’s well documented position…


February passenger numbers: 30.4 per cent international growth

Edinburgh Airport has today announced February’s passenger numbers showing 770,265 people passed through the airport last month, making it the busiest February ever.

In terms of international passenger numbers this represents a 30.4 per cent increase from February last year.

Welcoming February’s passenger figures Gordon Dewar, Edinburgh Airport’s Chief Executive, said:

“February’s…


New partnership with Team Muirhead announced ahead of 2016 World Women's Curling Championships

Edinburgh Airport has today proudly announced the start of a new partnership with Scotland’s Women Curling Championship winners Team Muirhead.

Eve Muirhead, Anna Sloan, Vicki Adams and Sarah Reid joined Edinburgh Airport Chief Executive Gordon Dewar at the airport today in advance of Team Muirhead flying out to Canada for the Ford World Women’s Curling Championship later this month.

Team…


Edinburgh Airport to celebrate centenary year

Scotland's busiest airport welcomes year of centenary celebration

Edinburgh Airport hosts its first ever Recruitment Day

Edinburgh Airport will host its first ever Recruitment Day today where the public have been invited to attend and speak with a range of prospective employers including retailers, airlines, Police Scotland and car rental companies.

There is no need to register for the free event hosted at the Hilton Edinburgh Airport Hotel which will be held between 10am – 2pm (today) Tuesday 23rd


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