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Police asking for witnesses to bus and tram collision on Wednesday

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Were you near the airport last night when a bus apparently collided with a tram? Police have issued an appeal for witnesses following the serious road collision.The incident happened around 5.20pm on Wednesday 13th...

China flight heads back to Beijing

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The first plane from Beijing landed at 6.00am this morning and by around 8 o'clock it had taken off to return to China.This is begin hailed as a momentous day by Edinburgh Airport who...

Jardine welcomes China flight

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Edinburgh West MP Christine Jardine has described the first ever direct flight between Scotland and China as ‘momentous for Edinburgh Airport’.There will now be two outgoing and two return flights a week, all year...

Daily service to Dubai from Edinburgh

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One of the world’s most renowned airlines will arrive into Edinburgh later this year with the launch of an Emirates service to Dubai.The daily service will begin in October, with the Boeing B777-300ER touching...

Jet2.com add more places to go to from Edinburgh Airport

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Jet2 announced this week that they have more destinations for you to think about when booking a holiday or flight.From summer next year there will be flights and holidays to Bourgas in Bulgaria and...

Norwegian set to increase flights from Scotland and Ireland

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Following a settling in period, Norwegian Airlines has now announced that they will add 90,000 seats from Edinburgh, Dublin and Shannon airports to their winter schedule which runs from 28 October to 31 March...

Flybe’s summer schedule now underway from Edinburgh

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Flybe has already started its summer schedule with flights available on this timetable till the end of October.The airline has now completed its first year of flying from Edinburgh to Heathrow with recognition for...

Jardine’s survey shows support for restrictions on night flights

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Christine Jardine MP for Edinburgh West tells us that she conducted a survey on night flights and the results are clear.There is overwhelming support for some kind of restriction on night time flights with...

St Patrick’s Day deals on offer now from Norwegian

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You will have to be quick to snap up the St Patrick's Day Deals with Norwegian - here are flights on offer from  £119.90 one way across the Atlantic.Norwegian now fly 5.8 million passengers...

Beijing here we come

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Edinburgh Airport has announced this morning that direct flights to Beijing will start this summer. Hainan Airlines will begin flying to Beijing from Edinburgh Airport (sometimes through Dublin Airport) four times weekly from 12 June...

Further update from Edinburgh Airport

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Edinburgh Airport have issued this update at 13.45 : Edinburgh Airport remains open and operating.  We have flown 31% of our schedule today. We are currently scheduled to have departures up to 20:50 tonight. Our expectation is...

Update from Edinburgh Airport

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Edinburgh Airport has issued an update as to the current position during the winter weather.Edinburgh Airport remains open and operating.Staffing across our partners remains an issue but we are deploying 4x4s to ensure vital...

Flybe travel advice

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Earlier this afternoon Flybe issued this advice to passengers. We hope you all have a bed for the night if you are stranded in Edinburgh (where better to be stranded?) Due to the adverse weather...

Ryanair add routes from Edinburgh – but announce closure of Glasgow base

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Ryanair announced today that it will close its base in Glasgow but will add 11 new winter routes from Edinburgh Airport later this year. The airline blames the burden of Air Passenger Duty for...

Airport launches consultation on managing noise

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Edinburgh Airport has launched a noise consultation today which runs till 2 April 2018.They say they are encouraging airlines to use the quietest aircraft and they continue to talk with local communities.Now members of...

Edinburgh Airport signs up for Best Bar None

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Edinburgh Airport is the first in the UK to sign up to the Best Bar None scheme. This is a scheme which encourages safe and enjoyable environments in which staff work and customers enjoy...

Edinburgh Airport recognised as Autism Friendly

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Our capital's airport has become the first in Scotland to get an Autism Friendly Award recognising its accessible and supportive environment for those passengers with autism.Measures which the airport has implemented to improve the...

Edinburgh West MP wants changes at the airport

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Edinburgh Airport is one of the busiest international airports in the UK, a vital and growing hub for tourism and industry for Edinburgh and much of Scotland. However, the changing nature of the air...

Direct air route to China within Edinburgh’s grasp

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Edinburgh is still vying to win the first direct Scotland to China flight and today it is announced that Edinburgh Hotels Association (EHA) will be the second major sponsor of the Edinburgh-China Air Link project...

Highest number of air travellers arrive in Edinburgh for the New Year festival

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More than 91,000 revellers fly in for New Year.It appears that Edinburgh’s reputation as one of the party capitals of the world continues to grow as more than 91,000 people fly into the city...

Edinburgh to Sofia direct with easyjet

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On Saturday the first flight in the new easyJet service between Edinburgh and Sofia began operating opening up Bulgaria’s capital and biggest city to passengers.This is the beginning of a twice weekly service which...

Muscat a step closer thanks to air link

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Edinburgh to Oman is now possible thanks to Oman Air and Flybe’s new through fares.They start from £450 and build on the success of Oman Air’s double daily flights from London Heathrow and the...

Taste of Mexico before you fly

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Passengers at Edinburgh Airport will get a taste of Mexico when Barburrito opens in the departures area early next year.It will be the first Barburrito to operate in an airport and will create 20...

Edinburgh Airport has gone sparkly for Christmas

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Edinburgh Airport has lit up the iconic control tower with Christmas lights for the first time. There are around 20,000 lights strung on 2,000 metres of cable wound round the tower to help guide Santa...

Flybe cancelled 170 flights today due to weather – but plan to fly tomorrow

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As a result of adverse and resultant atmospheric weather conditions impacting normal operations due to Storm Ophelia today, Flybe has been forced to cancel some 170 flights. A full list is available at www.flybe.com/flight-infoThis...

Jardine says no final decision over new flightpaths as yet

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Edinburgh West MP Christine Jardine says the CAA has made it clear to her that no final decision has been made over new flight path proposals for Edinburgh Airport.Her comments follow a meeting with...

Edinburgh Airport enjoys busiest September on Record

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International passenger figures soar to almost 1.3 MillionThe number of international passengers passing through Edinburgh Airport soared by 14.1% during the busiest September on record at the terminal. 1,291,640 passengers used Edinburgh Airport in September...

Tracey wins a flight to Barcelona

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Vueling surprised their 400,000th customer travelling through Edinburgh Airport, lucky Tracey McTeague from South Queensferry.Tracey was boarding her flight to Alicante when she was presented with a pair of free return flights to Barcelona...

Milestone for low-cost Spanish operator

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Vueling reached its 400,000th customer travelling through Edinburgh Airport and celebrated by surprising South Queensferry resident, Tracey McTeague before boarding her flight to Alicante with a pair of free return flights to Barcelona.The low-cost...

Washington here we come…..

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Yet another transatlantic route has opened up direct from Edinburgh Airport. Following all the flights offered by Delta and Norwegian, now it is the turn of United to fly somewhere new.This time the route...

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