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17

May

Glasgow Airport and Shanghai Airport Authority sign MOU

Glasgow Airport and Shanghai Airport Authority have signed a partnership agreement that will see the two cities work together to jointly petition China’s main airlines to establish a direct air link in the future between the West of Scotland and the Chinese powerhouse city of Shanghai. Glasgow Airport and...


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18

Apr

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Glasgow named world’s Best Small City for hosting sporting events

Glasgow has retained its place in the world’s top five Ultimate Sports Cities of 2018 and also won the award for the world’s Best Small City for hosting sporting events. The announcement took place at an award ceremony in Bangkok where the SportAccord Convention is taking place. The SportBusiness Ultimate...


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28

Mar

Lufthansa begins daily service between Glasgow and Frankfurt

Lufthansa has further expanded connections between Glasgow and Germany with a new daily flight to Frankfurt. Lufthansa already flies from Glasgow to Munich five times per week on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, and the new route to Frankfurt further underlines the airline’s commitment to Glasgow. Lufthansa serves...


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07

Feb

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Glasgow landmarks to host European Cycling Road Championships

Glasgow’s Riverside Museum will act as the starting point for the time trials when the European Cycling Road Championships come to the UK for the first time this summer. The event will then head through East Dunbartonshire and Stirling before finishing in Glasgow Green. The road races will start...


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29

Nov

Glasgow Airport invests £1.4m to improve central security area

Work on a £1.4 million project to increase capacity in Glasgow Airport’s Central Search facility in the main terminal by 20% is now underway. The overhaul will see a complete reconfiguration of the entrance to the airport’s Central Search area which will increase the number of security lanes from...


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17

Nov

Glasgow recognised as one of the world’s leading cities for sustainable business tourism

Glasgow Convention Bureau wins “Best Improved Destination” award and climbs to 4th place on Global Destination Sustainability Index Now ranking number 4 in the world, Glasgow has been recognised as one of the world’s leading cities for sustainable business tourism by the Global Destination Sustainability Index after climbing 3...


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12

Oct

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Best-ever September passenger numbers for Glasgow Airport

Glasgow Airport has recorded its busiest September on record after more than 972,900 people travelled through its doors, representing a 4.1% increase on last year’s passenger numbers. EU scheduled services increased by 15% on the same period last year thanks to additional capacity and strong demand on a number...


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14

Sep

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Glasgow becomes first convention bureau to receive Green Tourism Award

Glasgow Convention Bureau has become the first ever convention bureau to win a Green Tourism Award, the world’s largest certification programme of its kind. The go to standard for sustainable tourism, Green Tourism assesses businesses on their green credentials with Glasgow Convention Bureau awarded a ‘Silver’ grading for demonstrating...


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11

Aug

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Glasgow Airport’s best-ever July beats all previous passenger number records

Glasgow Airport has recorded its busiest ever month as more than 1,082,000 passengers travelled through its doors in July – representing a 6.2% increase on the same period in 2016. International traffic grew by 10.1% with long-haul routes including Emirates’ daily double to Dubai, Delta Air Line’s New York...


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09

Aug

Glasgow hailed for its good practice as a co-operative city

The city has been held up as an example to others for its work developing credit unions and implementing more co-operative ways of working The city of Glasgow has been recognised by European development body URBACT for its support of co-operatives, including credit unions. URBACT is the European programme for tackling the challenges...


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Glasgow Airport and Shanghai Airport Authority sign MOU

Glasgow Airport and Shanghai Airport Authority have signed a partnership agreement that will see the two cities work together...Read More

Vision for new Glasgow office development unveiled

M&G Real Estate has unveiled plans for its new £100 million office development in the heart of Glasgow’s city...Read More

Glasgow named world’s Best Small City for hosting sporting events

Glasgow has retained its place in the world’s top five Ultimate Sports Cities of 2018 and also won the...Read More

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