New report shows Scotland lagging behind European competitor nations with respect to short-haul, long-haul and direct air connectivity

Despite the establishment of an impressive number of new routes in recent years, Scotland lags behind European competitor nations with respect to short-haul, long-haul and direct air connectivity, a new report carried out by the consultancy RDC has found. The…

September 14, 2017

Ryanair joins Airlines UK

Ryanair has joined Airlines UK, the industry body representing UK-registered carriers. Ryanair will carry over 44 million customers to / from the UK this year, and joins Airlines UK as an “international airline member”, a new tier of membership that…

August 30, 2017

Industry comments on reports showing an increase in arrests of passengers suspected of being drunk at UK airports and on flights

Commenting on reports showing an increase in arrests of passengers suspected of being drunk at UK airports and onboard aircraft, Airlines UK, the Airport Operators Association and the UK Travel Retail Forum, said in a joint statement: “As an industry, we…

August 14, 2017