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

Aberdeen International Airport to trial a new Virtual Reality app for passengers who may find travel challenging

Aberdeen, UK, 2018-Sep-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Aberdeen International Airport has been working with Friendly Access, a Scottish hidden disabilities charity as it looks to trial a new Virtual Reality app for passengers who may find travel challenging. Friendly Access, together with the School of Simulation and Visualisation at The Glasgow School of Art and… Read the full press release

TUI launches recruitment campaign to encourage trainee cabin crew members to join its team at Aberdeen International Airport

Aberdeen, UK, 2018-Sep-07 — /Travel PR News/ — TUI, formerly Thomson, is set to bolster its cabin crew numbers based at Aberdeen International Airport to meet demand for its popular holiday routes for summer 2019. The UK’s largest holiday company operates out of Aberdeen International Airport during the summer season between May and October. Holidaymakers… Read the full press release

Aberdeen International Airport and CHC Helicopter teams up for Runway Run event

Aberdeen, Scotland, 2018-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Aberdeen International Airport and CHC Helicopter have, today, announced their collaborative Runway Run event which will be taking off this summer. The Runway Run will give 300 participants the rare opportunity to run the length of the airport’s runway at midnight while raising funds for three local charities…. Read the full press release

Aberdeen International Airport and Friendly Access launch new hidden disabilities lanyards

Aberdeen, UK, 2017-Jul-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Aberdeen International Airport launched their new hidden disabilities lanyards in partnership with Friendly Access last week with an aim to make air travel more friendly and accessible for all passengers. The airport now offers passengers the opportunity to have familiarisation tours of the terminal prior to their travel… Read the full press release

Aberdeen International Airport: Aberdeen passengers will now be able to travel direct to Riga and Faro

Aberdeen, Scotland, 2017-May-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Aberdeen International Airport started May with the launch of two new destinations ahead of the summer season. The airport today (2nd May), launched its third and fourth new routes of the year which will now see Aberdeen passengers able to travel direct to Riga and Faro. Low-cost… Read the full press release

Latvian low-cost airline Air Baltic returns to Aberdeen International Airport with a route to Riga for summer 2017

Aberdeen, Scotland, 2016-Oct-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Latvian low-cost airline Air Baltic today (5 October) announced its return to Aberdeen International Airport with a route to Riga for summer 2017. The airline, which hasn’t flown from Aberdeen since September 2014, will operate three flights a week to the Latvian capital from May to September next… Read the full press release

Aberdeen International Airport carries out its ambitious £20 million transformation project with first stage underway

Aberdeen, Scotland, 2016-May-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The first phase of Aberdeen International Airport’s ambitious £20 million terminal transformation project is underway. The redevelopment will see a 50% extension of the existing terminal – the biggest upgrade since it first opened in 1977 – along with new equipment and facilities including domestic and international baggage… Read the full press release

VisitScotland: Icelandair starts new service from Aberdeen International Airport to Reykjavik

Edinburgh, Scotland, 2016-Mar-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Yesterday, 9th March 2016, Icelandair started a new year-round service from Aberdeen International Airport (ABZ) to Reykjavik (KEF).The new gateway will become Icelandair’s second in Scotland and sixth in the UK. Flights will operate four times weekly on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays. The flight to Reykjavik (KEF)… Read the full press release

£20 million investment plan unveiled for Aberdeen International Airport

ABERDEEN, Scotland, 2016-Feb-06 — /Travel PR News/ — First Minister Nicola Sturgeon MSP today (Monday 1 February 2016) visited Aberdeen International Airport to unveil details of what will be the single largest investment in the airport since the current terminal opened its doors in 1977. A total of £20 million will be invested in the… Read the full press release

Aberdeen International Airport reports 321,442 passengers for August 2015

ABERDEEN, 2015-9-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Latest figures indicate that 321,442 passengers travelled through Aberdeen International Airport in August. Domestic travel was down -8.5% while international passenger figures showed a 0.9% increase on 2014 levels. Helicopter traffic remained below 2014 levels, at -6.6% for the month. Carol Benzie, Airport MD said “We report a… Read the full press release

Aberdeen International Airport: Icelandair launches new year-round service from Aberdeen to Reykjavik

ABERDEEN, 2015-8-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Icelandair today announces a new year-round service from Aberdeen International Airport (ABZ) to Reykjavik (KEF). The new gateway will become Icelandair’s second in Scotland and sixth in the UK. Flights will begin on 9 March 2016 and operate four times weekly, Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. The flight… Read the full press release

Aberdeen International Airport’s Community Fund awards four locally based groups

Aberdeen, Scotland, 2015-7-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Four lucky groups have been awarded cash donations as part of the second round of Aberdeen International Airport’s Community Fund. The donations, ranging from £500 to £1750, were awarded to the locally based groups which included an amateur football club, an established youth project, a community centre and… Read the full press release

Aberdeen International Airport won International Safety Award from British Safety Council

Aberdeen, Scotland, 2015-3-2 — /Travel PR News/ — Aberdeen International Airport has won an International Safety Award with merit from the British Safety Council for the second year running in recognition of its commitment to keeping its workers and workplace healthy and safe during 2014. The International Safety Awards is an annual scheme designed to… Read the full press release

Aberdeen International Airport launches changes to parking and use of the forecourt on Wednesday 7th January 2015

Aberdeen, Scotland, 2015-1-7 — /Travel PR News/ — Following on from last year’s announcement, changes to parking and use of the forecourt at Aberdeen International Airport are set to launch on Wednesday 7th January 2015. From this date, a charged forecourt area will be implemented, in an attempt to tackle local congestion and safety concerns…. Read the full press release

Aberdeen International Airport and Friends of ANCHOR put up A Giving Tree to bring some festive cheer for cancer patients and their families

Aberdeen, Scotland, 2014-12-3 — /Travel PR News/ — A Giving Tree with a twist has just been decorated at Aberdeen International Airport, to raise both money and awareness for a local charity this festive season. The airport worked alongside charity partner Friends of ANCHOR to create the concept that is hoped will bring some festive… Read the full press release

Aberdeen International Airport reports 6.7% increase in passenger volume in May 2014 compared to same month the previous year

Aberdeen, Scotland, 2014-6-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Over the month of May 327,469 passengers used the airport, which is up 6.7% on the same month during the previous year. Of that growth there was a 7.4% increase in fixed wing passengers and 3.2% in the helicopter sector. Following a strong first quarter to the year,… Read the full press release