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NEWS Wednesday, 05 June 2019 |

Scotland's first minister opens Edinburgh's terminal expansion

Edinburgh Airport’s £75 million terminal expansion, the biggest project in a generation at the gateway, was officially opened today by Scotland's First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon.

NEWS Thursday, 28 January 2016 |

Scottish airports calling for 50% cut to Air Passenger Duty (APD)

Scotland's airports are urging First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, to slash the Air Passenger Duty (APD) by 50% from April 2018 in a move they claim will generate an additional 4,000 jobs and bolster Scotland’s economy by an additional £1 billion.

NEWS Monday, 13 October 2014 |

Traffic booming at Scotland's two principle airports

Scotland’s two principle gateways continue to grow passenger traffic as more travellers pass through their terminals than ever before.


NEWS Tuesday, 11 February 2014 |

Traffic rises in January at Scotland's two busiest hubs

Scotland’s principal hubs have both reported strong surges in passenger traffic for January compared to the same month in 2013.

NEWS Monday, 13 January 2014 |

Passenger numbers at principal airports in Scotland

The principal airports serving the three most populous areas in Scotland all recorded an increase in traveller traffic for 2013.

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.

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