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Record March passenger numbers at Edinburgh Airport

Edinburgh Airport has today welcomed passenger numbers for March showing that over 965,000 people came through the airport last month.

This represents the busiest March for a Scottish airport ever, a 4.1 per cent hike from the same month last year with international passenger numbers performing particularly strongly.

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


Airport calls on "everyone to have their say"

Edinburgh Airport has today thanked thousands of people who have responded to the second stage of public consultation on airspace change – and is now calling on others to offer their response too as the consultation enters into its final period.

The consultation is seeking views on preferred flight paths in the airspace surrounding the airport to allow for maximum operational benefits…

Edinburgh Airport Fire and Rescue train Mexican and South American firefighters

Edinburgh Airport’s Fire and Rescue service has been assisting the training of fire fighters from Mexico and South America.

As reported on STV News, 20 fire fighters form Paraguay, Argentina and Mexico are in Scotland for a four week course which is being led by International Fire and Rescue Association (IFRA).

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 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,…