Glasgow Airport Best Summer for 5 years

Since 2008 Glasgow Airport has seen passengers fall south during which time its biggest competitor Edinburgh has enjoyed better times to become the busiest Scottish airport.

The figures for August were up by 6 per cent following a record for July with year on year figures up 2.6% with total passenger numbers reaching 9.5 million.

The World Pipe Band Championship and the World Street Dance Championship plus the Edinburgh summer festivals all helped to increase inward traffic to Glasgow with increased numbers are flying to Florida, Dubai, Amsterdam and Poland.

The owners say they are working hard to make the passage through check-in and security a quicker process because this is seen by customers of one of their pet hates when visiting any airport.

Edinburgh continues to do well but at least Glasgow is now at least back in the race to win back its former position.