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Airport News

13th December 2016

More e-passport gates at London airport

As part of its £115 million transformation plan, London Luton airport will be installing additional five e-passport gates at its terminal this month, according to a report by Business Traveller. The e-gates use facial recognition technology to provide identity and security checks and can be used by European Economic Area nationals travelling with a biometric passport.
30th November 2016

Glasgow Airport direct rail link plans to city revealed

A “tram-train” system has been chosen as the preferred option for a long-awaited Glasgow Airport rail link. The £144million project, which could be operational by 2025, would see carriages run on existing rail tracks between Glasgow Central station and Paisley Gilmour Street, before moving to on-street tram tracks running to the front of the main airport terminal.
23rd November 2016

Glasgow Airport has announced October 2016 was its best in 50 years

Last month, 884,350 passengers travelled through its doors – an increase of 5.7% on October 2015. Easyjet and Flybe put on additional services to Bristol and Belfast, boosting regional routes from Glasgow. October saw another high for Glasgow. The airport had its busiest October half term break in a decade, as more than 160,000 people jetted off for the school holidays.
22nd November 2016

EasyJet Announces Three New Routes From Luton Airport

Good news for travelers from London who are looking for both beach and city breaks in Europe! EasyJet has announced that it will add three new routes from London’s Luton Airport. Along with the new routes, EasyJet has expanded its Luton network to 59 destinations. According to London Luton Airport, there have been more than 1.3 million passengers who chose to travel through the airport last Oct. 2016. This is an 18.7 percent increase from a number of travelers compared to Oc. 2015. With its expected increase in passengers from Luton this year, this new addition is a welcome change to travelers.
16th November 2016

Luton Airport sees 18.7% passengers increase in October

London Luton Airport (LLA) has recorded a 18.7% increase in passenger numbers in October compared to the same period last year. Over 1.3 million passengers chose to travel through the airport last month. This high demand reinforces LLA’s call on government to improve rail access to Luton Airport Parkway station.
15th November 2016

Scotland’s airports report record traffic growth

Scotland’s airports have reported record traffic growth, driven by soaring passenger numbers at Glasgow and Edinburgh airports. Edinburgh Airport saw 1,129,720 passengers travel through its doors last month – the busiest October ever at a Scottish Airport. Glasgow Airport also announced its busiest October, after it saw 884,350 passengers, an annual increase of 5.7%.

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