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Glasgow Airport

Scotland’s airports to have separate, remote ‘tobacco’ area

In a move that could significantly reduce airport revenue, Scotland’s airport duty free shops are banishing cigarettes to the back rooms or to other separate and remote ‘tobacco’ areas. The move to place cigarettes and cigars in remote areas comes […]

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Airports Commission receives 50 proposals, seeks comments

The Airports Commission has published a summary of the proposals submitted for the planned expansion of the UK's airport capacity. Fifty short and medium term proposals have been put

Glasgow Airport

Glasgow, Edinburgh airports register passenger growth in June

Glasgow, Scotland's second busiest airport, has announced its busiest June for five years, as passenger numbers increased by 5.4 percent to nearly 775,000 compared to 2012. The most popular


BA expects UK airport expansion plans to fail

British Airways (BA) expects that efforts to expand Heathrow airport will ultimately fail and the proposals from a commission on London's airport problems will be ignored next year. On


London assembly says no to airport expansion

The London Assembly, an elected watchdog that oversees the mayor's policies and decisions, has snubbed demands from a number of the UK aviation industry's biggest players for expansion

Manchester Airport

ABTA makes its stand on airport development

The UK's Association of British Travel Agents, ABTA, has submitted its opinions to the Airports Commission on how Britain's airport infrastructure should be improved. The UK's well documented airport

Heathrow Airport

Air travellers prioritise shorter queues, according to research

According to research carried out by ABTA, the Association of British Travel Agents, the average air traveller's wish list is topped by a desire for shorter queues. When asked


IAG Chief Criticises UK Government on Airport Expansion

International Airlines Group (IAG), the UK-based parent company of Iberia and British Airways, has criticised the UK government policy for increasing airport capacity in the southeast of the


GTMC Narrows Ten Most Required Routes from London

Guild of Travel Management Companies, a UK-based professional association of travel companies, is reporting that the UK is currently in need of at least 10 new direct air


Former UK Transport Secretary Says New Hub Airport Could Prove Too Costly

With London Heathrow airport operating at around 96 percent of its capacity, the UK authorities are looking at a proposed new hub airport to be located close to