Airport welcomes UK Civil Aviation Authority to Glasgow The UK Civil Aviation Authority visited Glasgow to understand what the airport is doing to maintain high levels of safety, improve the passenger experience and create a more sustainable future. The visit forms part of the UK Civil Aviation Authority’s engagement with industry across the United Kingdom to understand the range of perspectives from the multiple areas it regulates and help inform decision-making for the benefit of consumers and the public. During a two-day visit, the regulator’s Chair Sir Stephen Hillier, Joint-Interim Chief Executives Paul Smith and Rob Bishton, along with Board members, were taken on a comprehensive tour of Glasgow Airport and met with other areas...
Pupils to compete in exciting national engineering challenge at Glasgow Airport Pupils from six regional secondary schools will take part in a national engineering challenge promoting science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) this Friday at Glasgow Airport. Six pupils from each of the schools will compete in the Institute of Engineering and Technology’s (IET) Faraday Challenge Day on the first floor of the airport’s main terminal. The students will become real-life engineers for the day when they research, design, and build solutions to actual engineering problems as part of the project. This year’s challenge is in association with UK Research and Innovation’s (UKRI) Future Flight Challenge, but the brief for these young...
UK Secretary of State for Transport visits Glasgow Airport The UK Government’s Secretary of State for Transport, the Rt Hon Mark Harper MP, visited Glasgow Airport last Friday. Mr Harper met with Andy Cliffe, CEO of Glasgow’s parent group AGS Airports, and the airport’s Operations Director, Ronald Leitch. The visit was an opportunity to discuss the vital role the connectivity provided by Glasgow Airport and the wider AGS group plays in creating employment while driving trade, tourism and sustainable economic growth. AGS Airports owns and operates Aberdeen, Glasgow and Southampton airports, which are critical economic drivers to the regions they serve generating almost £2bn GVA annually and supporting more than 35,000 jobs across...
TUI to base two additional aircraft in Glasgow for Summer 2024 Holiday provider TUI has announced plans to increase its number of based aircraft at Glasgow Airport from four to six in next summer. The decision will deliver even more choice and greater flexibility for passengers across 23 destinations in 11 countries. An additional 180,000 seats will be added on TUI’s most popular routes including Antalya and Dalaman, Mallorca, Tenerife, Lanzarote, Ibiza, Zakynthos and Rhodes next summer. Matt Hazelwood, Chief Commercial Officer at AGS Airports, which owns Glasgow Airport, said: “TUI’s announcement is a hugely significant one for Glasgow as the airport continues to rebuild the connectivity our passengers deserve. “We have seen a...


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