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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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01

Jun

Funding for Knightswood BMX and Cathkin Braes mountain bike facilities

Glasgow City Council’s Executive Committee today (1 June) approved almost £940,000 funding to help the development of two sports facilities in the city – a new international standard BMX Centre in Knightswood and the mountain bike trails at Cathkin Braes Country Park. Both of these facilities will be competition...


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18

May

Glasgow Airport records 50th consecutive month of growth

Glasgow Airport reported its busiest April on record after more than 786,000 passengers travelled through its doors during the month, representing an increase of 8.9% on the same period last year.  An 18% increase in international traffic ensured Glasgow Airport was also able to record its 50th consecutive month...


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18

May

Glasgow Convention Bureau launches green campaign to grow sustainable business tourism

Glasgow has today (Tuesday, May 16) unveiled a new ‘green conventions team’ which will champion the city’s credentials as a world-leader in sustainable business tourism. Led by Glasgow Convention Bureau, which is part of Glasgow Life, the 20-strong team brings together representatives from across the city’s tourism and hospitality...


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07

Mar

Korean Air’s Seoul service returns to Glasgow Airport

Scotland’s only direct service from South Korea will return to Glasgow Airport this summer with an additional 25% capacity. Flag carrier Korean Air and tour operator Hanjin Travel have announced the return of the service following last year’s landmark decision to operate three inbound charter flights to Glasgow from...


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06

Mar

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Glasgow wins best UK convention bureau award for 11th consecutive year

Glasgow has been named the UK’s Best Convention Bureau for a record-breaking 11th consecutive year at the 30th anniversary of the Meeting & Incentive Travel (M&IT) Awards.  Glasgow was voted number one ahead of strong competition from London & Partners, Liverpool Convention Bureau, Marketing Manchester, Newcastle-Gateshead Convention Bureau and...


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New hi-tech CityTrees arrive in Glasgow

Two large green free standing installations which remove pollutants from the air have arrived in Glasgow. The CityTree is...Read More

Strathclyde Uni to oversee new £8.9 million Lightweight Manufacturing Centre

The University of Strathclyde will run a new £8.9 million Lightweight Manufacturing Centre following an announcement by the Scottish...Read More

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...Read More

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