Airport aims high

EDINBURGH Airport was Scotland’s busiest last month, with a three per cent rise almost taking passenger numbers through the one million mark.

By The Newsroom
Tuesday, 13th September 2011, 1:04 pm

Operator BAA said Scotland’s three main airports had a 4.4 per cent rise in passenger numbers compared to a 0.2 per cent rise for BAA’s UK airports as a whole.

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Glasgow and Aberdeen reported increases of 5.5 per cent and 6.7 per cent respectively.

Heathrow was the UK’s most popular airport, reporting six-and-a-half million travellers.