Scotland’s airports hit record highs to boost our economy


Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen airports have all hit highest ever passenger numbers for April. Edinburgh was up 13% to 1 141 823, Glasgow was up 8.9% to 786 000 and Aberdeen was up 1.5% to 251 851. In Edinburgh, international passenger numbers were up an impressive 20.4% to 705 683. This reinforces optimism about tourism figures already reported in:

Visitors to Scotland’s historic sites surge by 470 000 to reach more than 4.5 million, breaking all records, in only 11 months!


Edinburgh’s chief executive, speaking to Capitalfm, said:

‘Our expansion of routes and destinations is good news for travellers, and it also creates new jobs, opportunities and offers greater international links for people in this city, and for all of Scotland.’


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