AGS Airports and NHS Scotland secure £10.1 million funding from UKRI’s Future Flight Challenge to deliver UK’s first medical distribution network using drones

Aberdeen, UK, 2022-Jul-20 — /Travel PR News/ — A consortium led by AGS Airports in partnership with NHS Scotland to deliver what will be the UK’s first medical distribution network using drones has secured £10.1 million in funding from the Future Flight Challenge at UK Research and Innovation (UKRI). It is the second successful round… Read the full press release

Aberdeen International Airport announces return of Runway Run on September 3

Aberdeen, UK, 2022-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — A unique midnight run on the runway of Aberdeen International Airport will return after a two year absence due to the pandemic. With a course like no other, runners will take on the 3.5km Runway Run which will also benefit a number of charities. Once again, CHC… Read the full press release

Aberdeen International Airport announces new charity partners Kayleigh’s Wee Stars and We Too

Aberdeen, UK, 2022-Apr-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Aberdeen International Airport is delighted to announce Kayleigh’s Wee Stars and We Too as its new charity partners. In December charities were asked to get in touch with the north-east’s major transport hub to put their organisation forward for a potential partnership. A staff vote at the… Read the full press release

Aberdeen International Airport welcomes easyJet flights to Manchester

Flights from Aberdeen to Manchester take off for the first time today A double-daily summer frequency to London Gatwick is also now operating, offering more direct connections to customers the south of England and to over 100 European destinations, via London. Aberdeen, UK, 2022-Mar-30 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet, has today (Mar 28, 2022) launched… Read the full press release

Scotland’s airline Loganair announces new route to Oslo and new jobs at Aberdeen International Airport

Aberdeen, UK, 2022-Feb-09 — /Travel PR News/ — On the back of its 60th anniversary celebrations last week, Scotland’s airline Loganair has announced an expansion at Aberdeen International Airport with the introduction of a new route to Oslo and the creation of over 20 new jobs. The year-round link between Aberdeen and the Norwegian capital will… Read the full press release

AGS Airport Ltd to transform airport security operations with Pangiam and Google Cloud’s Project DARTMOUTH

AGS Airports Ltd to trial new artificial intelligence-led technology at security sites in Aberdeen, Glasgow, and Southampton airports LONDON, UK, 2021-Dec-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (Dec. 15, 2021), Pangiam, in collaboration with Google Cloud, announced details of Project DARTMOUTH, an initiative to transform airport security operations by looking for threats concealed within baggage… Read the full press release

Aberdeen International Airport welcomes the reopening of The Granite City

Aberdeen, UK, 2021-Dec-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The Granite City has reopened at Aberdeen International Airport for the first time in 20 months. Following discussions with business partner The Restaurant Group (TRG) both organisations are delighted to see the pub reopen. The popular landside bar has been closed since March 2020 and for a… Read the full press release

ESS Northern Lights Lounge at Aberdeen International Airport features new menu created by the Kilted Chef Craig Wilson

Aberdeen, UK, 2021-Oct-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The Kilted Chef, Craig Wilson, has visited Aberdeen International Airport today (Oct 4, 2021) to celebrate a partnership with ESS who deliver the food service in the popular Northern Lights Lounge. Opened in 2017 as part of the £20m terminal transformation project, the Lounge will continue to… Read the full press release

Passengers can now celebrate all things Scottish with the new Discover Aberdeen store at Aberdeen International Airport

Aberdeen, UK, 2021-Jun-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Passengers have had their first chance to view a brand-new store with exclusive brands at Aberdeen International Airport. Discover Aberdeen has today (June 21) opened at the north-east’s major transport hub. It is the first store Lagardere Travel Retail UK and Ireland has opened following a new… Read the full press release

Aberdeen International Airport announces the appointment of Roger Hunt as interim Managing Director

Aberdeen, UK, 2020-May-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Roger, who will continue in his current role of Chief HR and Development Director for AGS, will succeed Steve Szalay who will step down as Managing Director at the end of May to take up a new position with Southampton Airport. Having first joined Aberdeen International Airport… Read the full press release

CHC Helicopters and Aberdeen International Airport to partner once again for the 3rd Midnight charity Runway Run

Aberdeen, UK, 2020-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — A unique midnight run on the runway of Aberdeen International Airport will return for a third year. With a course like no other, runners will take on the 3.5km Runway Run which will also benefit charities yet to be announced. Once again, CHC Helicopters and Aberdeen International… Read the full press release

Aberdeen International Airport welcomes Loganair’s new service to Haugesund, Norway

Aberdeen, UK, 2020-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — A new service is set to take-off from today (February 24) to Haugesund, operated by Loganair at Aberdeen International Airport. From Monday 24th February, flights will operate all year round four times a week on a Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The lively city on Norway’s beautiful… Read the full press release

Aberdeen International Airport Community Fund has given a cash boost to 20 groups involved in education, the environment and economic regeneration

Aberdeen, UK, 2020-Jan-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Aberdeen International Airport has donated £22,000 from its Community Fund in the last twelve months. The Community Fund is open to groups, charities and organisations with links to education, the environment and economic regeneration. During the last year, the airport has given a cash boost to more… Read the full press release

Essence of Harris opens a new shop at Aberdeen International Airport

Aberdeen, UK, 2019-Aug-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Luxury candle maker, Essence of Harris will bring the scents of the island to Aberdeen as it opens a new shop in the airport’s departure lounge. The independent family business, based in Tarbert on Harris, will stock its award-winning range of candles, reed diffusers and soaps at the… Read the full press release

Aberdeen International Airport received the highest rating of “very good” from CAA for disability access

Aberdeen, UK, 2019-Jul-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Aberdeen International Airport has received the highest rating of “very good” from the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) for disability access. The CAA has today (Thursday 11 July 2019) published its fourth annual report on the disability access of the UK’s largest airports, spanning a 12-month reporting period… Read the full press release

Aberdeen International Airport welcomes Widerøe’s additional flights to Bergen

Aberdeen, UK, 2019-Jul-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Widerøe is to add further flights to Bergen from Aberdeen International Airport later this year. From September, there will be an additional departure on a Sunday, meanwhile a third daily flight on a Wednesday will also be added to the flight schedule, bringing the total to 13 weekly… Read the full press release

Aberdeen International Airport welcomes TUI Airways’ additional weekly flight to Dalaman for summer 2020

Aberdeen, UK, 2019-May-22 — /Travel PR News/ — From May 2020, passengers will be able to fly to Turkey on both Mondays and Thursdays, with TUI Airways adding the Monday flight to the summer schedule. The additional flight is on sale now. Steve Szalay, Managing Director Aberdeen International Airport said: “TUI Airways has a strong presence… Read the full press release

Grab takeaway service launched at Aberdeen International Airport

Aberdeen, UK, 2019-May-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Aberdeen International Airport passengers can now pre-order food from airport bars and restaurants to takeaway ahead of their flights. The Grab service is designed for passengers on the go and can be ordered via the airport website or the Grab app. Passengers can order and pay for food and soft… Read the full press release

Aberdeen International Airport welcomes bigger and better retail stores of Boots and Dixons Travel

Aberdeen, UK, 2019-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — High street favourites Boots and technology specialists Dixons Travel have relocated to larger units, up to twice the size of the old stores. The updated retail area also has a new staircase leading down to the lower lounge, with upgraded passenger lift also installed as part of the… Read the full press release

Aberdeen International Airport wins ‘Best website’ and ‘Best e-commerce’ titles at The Moodie Davitt Digital Awards 2019

Aberdeen, UK, 2019-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The winners of The Moodie Davitt Digital Awards 2019 have been announced, with Aberdeen International Airport securing the ‘Best website’ and ‘Best e-commerce’ titles. The awards, now in the sixth year, shortlisted 170 finalists from airports across the world including Heathrow, Dubai and Copenhagen. Aberdeen International Airport won… Read the full press release

Aberdeen International Airport’s Northern Lights Lounge voted European runner up by Priority Pass

Aberdeen, UK, 2019-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The Northern Lights Lounge was runner up in the Europe region, as voted by Priority Pass members. It was recognised for its “excellent locally-inspired food and drinks offering”, as endorsed by ‘Kilted Chef’ Craig Wilson. No other lounges in the UK featured in Priority Pass’ list. The awards… Read the full press release

Aberdeen International Airport extends partnership with Befriend a Child charity to 2020

Aberdeen, UK, 2019-Mar-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Passengers and airport staff have collectively raised more than £15,000 for the Aberdeen-based cause since May 2017, when employees selected Befriend a Child as its chosen charity. Aberdeen International Airport’s Managing Director Steve Szalay said: “Befriend a Child do incredible work in the community and as the only… Read the full press release

Aberdeen International Airport welcomes Widerøe’s third daily flight to Stavanger

Aberdeen, UK, 2019-Mar-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Widerøe will add a third daily flight on weekdays to Stavanger from Aberdeen International Airport. A new lunch time flight will be added for the summer season and will be effective from Monday 3 June until 21 June. It will begin again on Monday 12 August through to… Read the full press release

Aberdeen International Airport welcomes KLM’s increased number of flights to Amsterdam

Aberdeen, UK, 2019-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — From May, KLM will operate an additional daily flight to Amsterdam Schiphol, increasing the number of flights to Amsterdam to five a day. This will be effective during the months of May, June, September and October. As a result of the extra frequency, an additional 20,000 seats are… Read the full press release

Aberdeen International Airport installs electric car charging points at the Short Stay or Priority car parks

Aberdeen, UK, 2018-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The new service will be free for customers using the car parks, with four units located on the first floor of the Short Stay zone and two further points in the Priority area. Podpoint, a market leading and award-winning provider of electric charging points, has installed the points… Read the full press release

Aberdeen International Airport welcomes Steve Szalay as its new Managing Director

Aberdeen, UK, 2018-Nov-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Aberdeen International Airport has today (Monday 5 November 2018) confirmed it has appointed Steve Szalay as its new Managing Director. A graduate of the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, Mr Szalay went on to hold a series of senior executive roles within the aviation sector including positions with UK… Read the full press release

Aberdeen International Airport forms North Sea Heliports Alliance (NSHA) with six largest heliports in Europe

Aberdeen, UK, 2018-Oct-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The six largest heliports in Europe have official launched the North Sea Heliports Alliance (NSHA) at last week’s WindEnergy conference in Hamburg. Aberdeen International Airport is the busiest heliport in the world and forms the NSHA with colleagues from Emden, Esbjerg, Humberside, Avinor Stavanger and Den Helder Airports…. Read the full press release

Aberdeen International Airport welcomes its newest dining option — The Distilling House

Aberdeen, UK, 2018-Oct-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Aberdeen International Airport’s newest food outlet, The Distilling House, has opened its doors to hungry passengers as part of the airport’s multi-million expansion project. Located within the departures lounge, The Distilling House is a new pub and dining outlet with a difference. Inspired by the local flavours of… Read the full press release

Aberdeen International Airport begins consultation with local communities on aviation-related noise

Aberdeen, UK, 2018-Oct-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Aberdeen International Airport is to liaise with members of the public, local authorities and other key stakeholders as part of a consultation which will set out proposed measures to manage and mitigate the impact of aviation-related noise. Local communities will be invited to provide their views on the… Read the full press release

Wizz Air increases the number of weekly flights to Gdansk to three from Aberdeen International Airport

Aberdeen, UK, 2018-Sep-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The number of weekly flights to one of Aberdeen International Airport’s most popular destinations is set to be expanded. From 31 March next year, Wizz Air will increase the number of weekly flights to Gdansk from two to three, adding in an extra Thursday flight to its Tuesday… Read the full press release