Glasgow Airport reports double-digit growth

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Glasgow Airport has reported 14% growth in March 2015 compared to March 2014 with more than 606,000 people traveling through the airport last month. This was the airport’s 25th consecutive month of growth and its busiest March in seven years, with international traffic growing by 22.3%.

There was also a significant uplift for domestic traffic, which grew by 8.2% with British Airways, Flybe and Loganair all reporting a strong demand for London and regional services.

Glasgow Airport saw a number of new services get off the ground during the month, including a twice daily service to Bournemouth and a new route to Carcassonne, France. There was also welcome news from Wizz Air that the airline will begin serving the Hungarian capital of Budapest and the Polish city of Lublin later this summer.

Amanda McMillan, managing director, Glasgow Airport, said, “2015 has got off to a tremendous start and we are continuing to enjoy significant increases in our passenger numbers as a result of our popular and growing list of destinations.

“Our international network continues to go from strength to strength, and over the next three months we will see the launch of a further 13 new routes including direct flights to Las Vegas, Munich, Prague and a daily service to Halifax, Nova Scotia.

“Our recently announced new services to Budapest and Lublin starting later this year are also going to be incredibly popular with our growing customer base.” 

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