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Edinburgh Airport to welcome its ten millionth passenger tomorrow

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Tuesday’s the big day! Edinburgh Airport looks set to hit 10m passenger mark on 23 December  Airport credits support of city partners in helping achieve passenger milestoneEdinburgh Airport is predicting that it will welcome...

Get ready for the journey before you get to Edinburgh Airport

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Over 130,000 people are expected to travel through Scotland’s busiest airport next week. A total of 130,409 passengers are expected to arrive and depart the airport between 22-28 December. Almost 60,000 people will arrive into Edinburgh...

Flybe urges you to take the plane route this Christmas

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Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, is encouraging people to consider flying over the festive period as major works planned for motorways and rail services look set to cause travel chaos during the upcoming weeks...

Flybe selling 2015 flights today

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FLYBE put their 2015 flights on sale nowFlybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has today put on sale its 2015 Summer schedule that features 30 routes to and from Scotland with a choice of up...

Flybe campaign takes off over Air Passenger Duty

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  Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has launched a national media campaign against the unfairness of Air Passenger Duty (APD), with advertisements in today’s national and regional newspapers.   The airline has welcomed the Chancellor’s move...

Edinburgh Airport reopens after security false alarm

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It has been all go at the airport this morning, except that passengers have not been going anywhere very fast.Following a security alert the building was evacuated and emergency services were called.The alert was...

New flights from Edinburgh to Copenhagen from next year

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Another direct flight option is now open to you next spring from Edinburgh airport.Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) has announced that it will launch a new service between Edinburgh and Copenhagen in March 2015.The new link...

Edinburgh now linked to JFK with new direct flights

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Another direct route to and from Edinburgh will begin next year with the announcement of the American Airlines daily flights to New York's JFK airport. Running from May until September, the new daily service will...

VIDEO – new fire training facility launched at airport

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Transport Minister Keith Brown was at the airport this morning to launch the new fire training rig there.The facility is the largest in Scotland and is the equivalent in size to a 787 aircraft...

The case for devolving Air Passenger Duty

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 The SNP welcomed a joint submission by Scotland’s three main airports to the Smith Commission, calling for Air Passenger Duty (APD) to be devolved to the Scottish Parliament ahead of next year’s General Election.The...

New Flybe route to London City launched today

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Flybe launched its new route from Edinburgh to London City Airport in a major expansion, providing direct links for customers from Edinburgh to the heart of London’s financial district.  In addition the carrier is...

VIDEO – Edinburgh MSP demands competition on Heathrow route

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 Colin Keir is the MSP for Edinburgh West and Edinburgh Airport lies firmly within his constituency.We spoke to him just after the announcement that Virgin Atlantic will withdraw their Edinburgh to London Heathrow route...

Edinburgh Airport enjoys busiest summer ever

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Over four million passengers travelled through Edinburgh Airport in the four months between June and September – meaning 2014 was the busiest summer ever for the airport. A total of 4,151,479 people travelled through Edinburgh...

The Edinburgh Reporter chatting with Michael O’Leary

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The CEO of Ryanair, Michael O'Leary, was in Edinburgh this morning to speak at the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce breakfast but of course he was keen as always to take up the opportunity of...

Get your ‘messages’ at Edinburgh Airport

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Passengers will be able to stock up on the essentials before and after their journey with a brand new M&S Simply Food opening at Edinburgh Airport tomorrow, 1 October. The store is the first to...

Race the Runway – today at Edinburgh Airport

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If you are out at Edinburgh Airport you may be forgiven for rubbing your eyes in disbelief. There really will be Mercedes cars racing down the tarmac. But it is all for a good...

VIDEO – Ryanair’s Michael O’Leary announces 2015 schedule from Edinburgh Airport

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Further growth for Ryanair was announced today with new routes to London Stansted, and increased frequencies on the routes to Barcelona, Pisa and Rome. Their colourful CEO, Michael O'Leary was in town at The Balmoral...

Flight diverted after drunk woman attacks crew with prosthetic leg.

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A flight to from Tunisia to Edinburgh had to be diverted through Gatwick on Wednesday night after a drunk woman passenger attacked cabin crew with her prosthetic leg.According to fellow passengers the 48-year-old woman...

Two vehicles collide on runway

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There were reports of a runway closure earlier this morning at Edinburgh Airport, but all now seems to be open again.A spokesperson from Edinburgh Airport said: “We can confirm that two airport vehicles were...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe – BattleActs

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If you are travelling through Edinburgh Airport on Monday you might be forgiven for thinking you are already at the Fringe. BattleActs will be there to introduce passengers arriving on domestic flights in the morning...

Etihad to fly the Edinburgh to Abu Dhabi route from next summer

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Another new route from Edinburgh Airport has been announced today.Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, will next year launch its first service from Scotland with the start of a non-stop...

Pop up golf shop at Edinburgh Airport

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In the year that Scotland hosts the Ryder Cup it should be no surprise that a luxury golf shop has been introduced at Edinburgh Airport.  This innovative pop-up shopping concept has just landed at Edinburgh Airport, offering...

United Airlines celebrate ten years flying from Edinburgh

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Sir John Elvidge, Chairman of Edinburgh Airport, and Bob Schumacher, United Airlines Managing Director Sales, United Kingdom & Ireland, celebrate the 10th anniversary of service between Edinburgh and United’s New York hub, Newark Liberty...

Qatar Airways Inaugural flight lands at Edinburgh

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A Qatar Airways Boeing 787 landed at Edinburgh today, on its inaugural flight from Doha. This marks several years of preparation by Edinburgh Airport and it opens up possibilities for people to connect to...

Philadelphia here we come!

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Among the news about Edinburgh Airport there is yet another new route being launched this week. This one is a brand new direct link between Edinburgh and one of America’s most historic cities which will...

Luxury from driveway to runway

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Thinking of going on holiday through Edinburgh Airport soon? Now you can do it in some style.No.1 Traveller have just opened their promised lounge at Edinburgh Airport which will allow you to be collected...

Five things you need to know today

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Safer Travel Day - Foster in Scotland Day - Police Boxes - Edinburgh College Employment FairPolice Scotland is promoting safe travel to airport passengers as part of an event taking place at Edinburgh Airport...

Edelweiss inaugural flight given the water cannon treatment!

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Edelweiss flew into Edinburgh for the first time today on its new Zurich to London route.The CEO of Edelweiss the leading Swiss leisure airline flew the plane himself, and was given the usual water...

Topping out ceremony at Edinburgh Airport

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 Edinburgh Airport is expanding to form a new security hall promised to sort out any queuing on departure from the capital by air.Today there was a 'topping out' ceremony to mark the completion of...

Edinburgh Western MSP joining up the funding dots

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 Colin Keir MSP held a very successful funding workshop this morning at St Thomas's Church Hall in Corstorphine.It proved to be a useful couple of hours for both the charities and funding organisations who...

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