There is now so much evidence that the Scottish economy is growing as the UK hovers just above recession levels. With lower unemployment, greater demand for new staff and rising wages, increased demand for office and industrial space and several other factors reported earlier here, increased traffic through these airports merely reinforces the case for optimism.
Edinburgh had an 11.4% increase in international visitors over August last year with more than 1.4 million passing through in both July and August.
Aberdeen had a 5.9% overall increase in fixed-wing traffic compared with August 2016.
A record 3m people pass through Glasgow Airport June to August
Glasgow Airport has recorded its busiest August on record after more than 1,008,800 passengers travelled through its doors, representing a 7% increase on the same period last year.