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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

20 per cent increase in international passengers makes for record November at Edinburgh Airport

Edinburgh Airport has today welcomed the latest passenger figures showing that 860,966 passengers travelled through last month - making it another record breaking month and the busiest ever November for a Scottish Airport.

As has been the trend throughout the year, the growth of international passenger numbers spearheads Edinburgh Airport’s success with a near 20 per cent increase in this…


Dr Stephen Duckworth OBE praises airport's accessibility for passengers of reduced mobility

Edinburgh Airport has today welcomed comments by Dr Stephen Duckworth OBE, leading disability rights campaigner and Director of the Shaw Trust, for its handling of passengers with reduced mobility following a major conference in the city.

Edinburgh recently hosted the October RI World Congress - the world’s leading network for the rights and inclusion of people with disabilities. Dr Duckworth…


Edinburgh Airport publishes Airspace Change Programme initial consultation report

Edinburgh Airport has today published an Airspace Change Programme (ACP) initial consultation report showing 5,880 responses were submitted when the airport canvassed opinion on airspace redesign and modernisation this summer.

The consultation, the biggest of its kind undertaken by a UK airport, ran between June 6 and 19 September.

Welcoming the Airspace Change Programme…

New service announced: Athens - Edinburgh service with Aegean

Edinburgh Airport and Aegean Airlines, Greece’s largest carrier and a Star Alliance member, have announced a new route from Edinburgh to Athens for summer 2017.

Operating on Tuesdays and Fridays between June 20th and September 19th 2017, the Edinburgh-Athens service provides passengers with a direct link between the Greek and Scottish Capital cities.

The flights will operate using…


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