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NEWS Thursday, 17 May 2012 |

Edinburgh Airport demonstrates commitment to reducing greenhouse gas emissions

Edinburgh Airport has become the first organisation to pass the Carbon Masters Standard, an emissions reduction scheme it claims sets the UK’s most challenging targets for cutting greenhouse gas emissions.
NEWS Monday, 23 April 2012 |

BAA confirm sale of Edinburgh Airport to GIP

BAA has struck a deal to sell Edinburgh Airport to Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) for nearly €1 billion.
NEWS Thursday, 15 March 2012 |

APD levels too high to enable route development in Scotland

Opposition to the UK's Air Passenger Duty (APD) continues to grow, with the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) warning that it is acting as a brake on the economy and Scotland's airports claiming that a planned hike in the tax will damage route development.
NEWS Monday, 13 February 2012 |

Bidding gets underway for Edinburgh Airport

Bidding for Edinburgh Airport will begin today (February 13), with five parties expected to make an offer to buy Scotland’s busiest gateway.
NEWS Wednesday, 01 February 2012 |

BAA loses appeal over sale of Stansted

BAA looks almost certain to lose Stansted Airport after its latest appeal to quash the UK Competition Commission’s (CC) ruling was dismissed by the courts.

NEWS Monday, 19 December 2011 |

Private equity group 3i set to bid for Edinburgh Airport

Private equity house 3i Group is in the process of lining up a bid to buy Edinburgh Airport from BAA, it has been revealed.

NEWS Monday, 07 November 2011 |

Carlyle Group leads bidding for Edinburgh Airport

Carlyle Group, a US private equity group, is in the process of putting together a consortium which will bid for Edinburgh Airport, it has been confirmed.

NEWS Wednesday, 19 October 2011 |

BAA to sell Edinburgh Airport

Airport operator BAA has decided to sell Edinburgh Airport following the Competition Commission's ruling that it must sell one of its Scottish gateways.

NEWS Monday, 12 September 2011 |

APT SkiData to overhaul Edinburgh Airport car park system

APT SkiData has been awarded the contract to replace Edinburgh Airport’s car parking technology infrastructure, and manage the parking of more than 4,500 vehicles.

NEWS Friday, 24 June 2011 |

Edinburgh Airport tram fate in the balance

The City of Edinburgh Council is to decide next Thursday (30 June) on the future of the controversial tram project connecting the airport to the city’s waterfront.

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