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Capital City Airport Points To Strong Growth

Edinburgh Airport today publishes traffic figures highlighting strong growth and an increasingly important social and economic contribution.

Passenger figures for the month rose by 8.7%, to more than a million (1,009,529). Within those numbers, international traffic is performing most strongly, up 18.4% and now accounting for more than half of the capital city airport’s traffic. Economic…

Maintenance work: small number of flights change path

Annual maintenance work on the main runway at Edinburgh Airport necessitates the altering of a small number of flight routes this weekend and in weekends throughout May 2016.

Every Saturday and Sunday - starting May 7 - between the hours of 23:15 and 05:00 - when there is minimal air traffic - runway maintenance will result in aircraft taking off from and landing on the airport’s secondary…


Guide Dog puppies get familiarised with Edinburgh Airport

Eight puppies and their handlers boarded visit Edinburgh Airport and board a Jet2.com aircraft

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

Capital city airport supports 23,000 jobs Up to half of economic value and jobs are outside Edinburgh

Tartan Army back swift 50 per cent APD cut

Air tax cut will encourage more visiting fans to Scotland

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…


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