Edinburgh Airport is the busiest airport in Scotland. Nearly 10 million passengers passed through in 2011. The airport is an important UK departure point for low-cost airlines EasyJet and Ryanair. You will also find budget flights with Flybe, bmi regional and Jet2.com.The summer season sees an increase in flights, with Thomas Cook, Thomson and several budget and low-cost airlines operating routes to European cities and popular beach holiday regions. 2012 saw over 40 airlines in residence.
A comprehensive choice of destinations includes many of the key holiday airports in Cyprus, Croatia, Spain, Portugal, Bulgaria, Malta, Tunisia, Egypt and Greece. Edinburgh has an especially wide choice of routes to Spain. A strong presence from Ryanair and EasyJet ensures an excellent choice of European city destinations. Flights head for 5 different airports in France alone. Italy and Germany are also well served. Seasonal winter flights head for key ski holiday airports in Switzerland, Austria and France. Edinburgh also offers flights to Jersey, the Republic of Ireland and domestic airports in Northern Ireland, Wales, Scotland and England. There are over 300 flights each week to London.
Main flight operators from Edinburgh:
• bmi regional
Top 10 destinations (passenger numbers) in 2011:• Heathrow
• London City
Find live flight information at http://www.edinburghairport.com/