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Lomond Lounge opens at Glasgow Airport

Glasgow Airport’s exclusive £1.6m Lomond Lounge welcomed its first passengers on Friday, 6th September. The plush facility lounge, which created 25 new jobs, is based airside in the departures area and will operate between 5am and 9pm. This is the fourth lounge facility to be based at Glasgow – the most of any Scottish airport – […]

Glasgow Airport Opens New Cycle Route

Route officially opened on day airport receives Cycle Friendly Employer Award from Cycling Scotland. Member of the Scottish Parliament for Renfrewshire North and West Derek Mackay officially opened Glasgow Airport’s £280,000 route on the same day the transport hub was presented with Cycling Scotland’s Cycle Friendly Employer Award. The route was developed and delivered in […]

Glasgow Airport invests £1.4m to increase central security area capacity by 20%

Work on a £1.4million project to increase capacity in Glasgow Airport’s Central Search facility in the main terminal by 20% is now underway. The overhaul will see a complete reconfiguration of the entrance to the airport’s Central Search area which will increase the number of security lanes from 10 to 12. Existing self-service boarding pass […]

January passenger numbers off to a flying start at Glasgow Airport

Glasgow Airport is celebrating a record start to the year after welcoming 597,594 passengers through its doors in January, representing an annual increase of 8.4%. International traffic grew by 16.1% due to strong demand on routes to Toronto, New York and Dubai, while EU-scheduled traffic was up 21.4% thanks to an increase in capacity on […]

Meet GLAdys – Glasgow Airport’s first robot ambassador

Glasgow has proved once again it has an AI for technology with the introduction of GLAdys – the UK’s first humanoid robot airport ambassador. State-of-the-art GLAdys, whose name comes from Glasgow’s International Air Transport Association (IATA) code, will be based in the main departures area and has initially been programmed to entertain passengers of all […]

Plans for Glasgow Airport direct rail link unveiled

Council leaders have set out plans to secure the Glasgow City Region’s long term economic future by building a direct rail link between Glasgow Airport, Paisley and the city centre. Glasgow Airport injects around £170m to the Glasgow City Region economy every year and businesses have backed the project as essential to ensuring it remains […]

Glasgow Airport reports busiest ever September

Glasgow Airport has recorded its busiest September in 50 years after 934,295 passengers travelled through its doors, representing an annual increase of 4.2%. Domestic and international traffic grew by 4.2% and 4.3% respectively with major events, such as the Davis Cup and Celtic’s participation in the Champions League proving big draws for visitors to the […]