Glasgow Airport has announced that it is "bitterly disappointed" at Ryanair's decision to cease operations from the Scottish gateway later this year, the airline blaming the decision on the high price of the country's Air Departure Tax (ADT).
UK airport operator, AGS Airports Ltd, today confirmed that Derek Provan will succeed Amanda McMillan as its new CEO and managing director of Glasgow Airport.
Heathrow (+3%), Los Angeles (+5%), Oslo (6.6%), Manchester (+8.5%), Glasgow (+5.8%) and Edinburgh (+14%) today unveiled record breaking traffic figures for 2017.
Work has commenced on a £1.4 million project that Glasgow Airport believes will raise the capacity of the central search area in its main terminal by 20%.
ACI Europe called it on Monday, it has been a good start to 2017 for Europe’s gateways and passenger numbers continued to rise across a host of airports in April.
Over 603,000 passengers travelled through Glasgow Airport in February, an increase of 7.7% on the corresponding month a year ago.
Brussels South Charleroi, Frankfurt, Glasgow and Oslo airports have all announced impressive starts to 2017 in the last few days, with January traffic rising by an average of 6.9% across the four gateways.
Year-end traffic results for 2016 continue to trickle into the Airport World office with Heathrow, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Luton and Stansted airports in the UK and Oslo in Norway being the latest to reveal soaring passenger numbers.
Council leaders have set out plans for a direct rail link between Glasgow Airport, Paisley and the city centre which they believe will help secure the Glasgow City Region’s long-term economic future.