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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…


​Edinburgh is fastest growing UK airport for international passengers

Edinburgh Airport has today welcomed new figures showing that it is officially the UK’s fastest growing airport in terms of international passengers.

The 21% growth in international passengers from 2015 - 2016 at Edinburgh pipped the Luton for top spot in the table of UK airports above 1m international passengers.

This successful expansion has been reinforced by the fact Edinburgh…


Fashion show celebrates retail expansion at Edinburgh Airport

Edinburgh Airport has celebrated 18 months of airside retail expansion with a fashion show at the No. 1 Lounge.

The refurbishment of 21 Individual retail units since July 2015 commenced with the walk-through World Duty…


Grace's Sign at Edinburgh Airport

Edinburgh Airport yesterday (Monday) welcomed Grace Warnock for the official unveiling of her especially signposted toilet and bathroom facilities.

‘Grace’s Sign’ is designed to highlight that people should be considerate to those with hidden disabilities, including Crohn’s Disease. 11-year-old Grace from Prestonpans Primary School is trying to make the world a more accessible place with…


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 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.

Health…

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”,…


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