Category Archives: Edinburgh Airport

Edinburgh Airport Sale – To Increase Competition in Scotland

Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) the owners of Gatwick and City airport are set to purchase Edinburgh Airport from BAA for £807 million. BAA has reluctantly been forced to Edinburgh airport by the Competition Commission because of their dominance in Scotland … Continue reading

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Book Edinburgh Airport Parking Early to Save Money

Despite the economic gloom January is already seeing parking bookings picking up with many customers looking for cheaper airport parking deals, by booking early. The off airport car parks offer lower prices at this time of the year to attract … Continue reading

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BAA Anounce The Sale Of Edinburgh Airport

Majority Uk airport owner BAA has finally given in to the competition committee and announced it will sell Edinburgh airport. After mounting countless legal challenges against the monopoly order from the CC which has already forced the sale of Gatwick … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Airport To Update Car Park

Edinburgh airport has awarded APT SkiData the contract of updating its airport parking systems. The makeover will include installing a new Automatic Number plate Recognition System, updates to entry and exit barriers and new pay stations. The company will also … Continue reading

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UK Airports Recording Excellent Growth for August

Liverpool John Lennon is celebrating its busiest month ever with 580,000 passengers passing through the airport this August beating the previous record set in 2007 before the current recession took hold. This increase was fuelled by having more destinations and … Continue reading

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BAA Figures for March a Mixed Bag

BAA the largest airport operators in the country reported 0.9% rise in passenger numbers for March. Once again Heathrow led the way with an excellent rise of 2.3% at 5.3 million which would have been even better if it were … Continue reading

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Heathrow and Scottish Airports See Increased Traffic but Stansted and Southampton in Freefall

Notwithstanding the unrest in the Middle East and Africa BAA has reported good growth for Heathrow and its 3 Scottish airport. Heathrow was only up 0.5% but excellent gains were seen at Glasgow 3.9%, Edinburgh 5% and Aberdeen 4.9% with … Continue reading

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