Air Transat has responded to rising demand from Scottish travellers by increasing capacity by 12 per cent on services from Glasgow this summer. The Canadian leisure carrier is introducing larger aircraft on its services from Glasgow, with the vast majority of flights this summer to be operated by the airline’s state-of-the-art Airbus A330 with individual screens and over 100 channels of entertainment on demand.
Air Malta has announced it will commence flights from Glasgow Airport in 2014 a month earlier than planned, adding more than 1,300 extra seats. The inaugural weekly flight from Scotland’s largest city to the Mediterranean island nation will depart on Tuesday April 8th.
Glasgow Airport enjoyed its busiest July in five years after more than 832,000 travelled through its doors during the month, representing an increase of 5.4% compared to the same period last year.
Almost 412,000 people travelled through Glasgow Airport in January, a 1.2% decline in passenger numbers compared to the previous year, according to the latest figures released by Glasgow Airport. This dip was attributed to low visibility and snow at other UK airports.
Jet2.com, is giving Scottish sun worshippers something to shout ‘Olé’ about by launching five brand new routes from Glasgow Airport to Spanish holiday hotspots Barcelona, Ibiza, Lanzarote, Malaga and Murcia – 2012 flights to these new destinations are on sale now.
Glasgow airport has unveiled plans for a £25m expansion to boost capacity and improve passenger facilities ahead of 2014 when the city will be hosting the Commonwealth Games.