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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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07

Aug

Glasgow Convention Bureau reports business tourism growth for future years

New figures released by Glasgow Convention Bureau today (07 August) show the increasing value of business tourism to Glasgow’s economy and highlight the city’s growing success in attracting international associations and medical and life sciences meetings. During the 2016/17 financial year, Glasgow secured 526 conferences for future years through...


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18

Jul

ibis Styles Glasgow Centre West to debut next summer

AccorHotels has announced the new ibis Styles Glasgow Centre West will open to guests in summer 2018. The site is currently disused offices on Waterloo Street, Glasgow and will undergo a major redevelopment over the coming months. The hotel, which will include 137 bedrooms and a restaurant and bar,...


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12

Jul

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Glasgow Airport breaks another record as June passenger numbers top 1 million for first time

For the first time in its 51-year history Glasgow Airport recorded more than one million passengers in the month of June, representing a 5.7% increase on the same period in 2016. Demand for EU-scheduled services increased by 16.1% thanks to additional capacity on city-break destinations including Berlin, Amsterdam, Dublin,...


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19

Jun

New route to the Romanian city of Iaşi takes off

Blue Air’s first flight from Glasgow to the Romanian city of Iaşi has taken to the skies. The new route will operate every Thursday and Saturday using a Boeing 737 aircraft. Blue Air also currently operates the popular thrice-weekly service to Romanian capital Bucharest, which was introduced in December...


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16

Jun

Council gives green light to progress waterfront projects on the Clyde

Council’s Executive Committee today (15 June) gave its approval to finalising legal agreements between the council and Peel Holdings Limited that will allow further regeneration of the banks of the River Clyde. The Executive Committee’s decision points the way forward to successful working between the council and its waterfront...


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12

Jun

Record May sees Glasgow Airport’s passenger numbers soar

Glasgow Airport reported its busiest May on record after more than 910,000 passengers travelled through its doors during the month, representing an increase of 10% on the same period last year. International and domestic routes were up 16.5% and 2% respectively thanks to additional capacity from a number of...


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09

Jun

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Lufthansa increases Glasgow – Munich service

Lufthansa has announced plans to expand flights between Glasgow and Munich with four flights a week during the winter following the success of the airline’s seasonal service. In addition to providing Lufthansa’s Scottish passengers with year round access to southern Germany through the Bavarian capital, the additional flights will...


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06

Jun

CENSIS launches new IoT accelerator programme

CENSIS is offering up to eight Scottish-based companies or individuals a package of co-ordinated growth support over several months to help them accelerate an IoT product or service into the market. Applications open on Thursday 1 June, 2017 and close on Thursday 29 June, 2017. Please visit the CENSIS website...


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City of Glasgow College becomes Scottish centre for innovation

Scotland’s largest college has been selected as the country’s national centre for innovation by the Institute of Innovation and...Read More

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...Read More

ReproCELL opens its European headquarters in Glasgow

The new European headquarters of life sciences company ReproCELL has officially opened and is set to generate 15 new...Read More

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