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Glasgow Airport is preparing for its busiest weekend of the year so far as tens of thousands take to the skies for the summer holidays.

More than 163,000 passengers are expected to travel through the airport this weekend as the school holidays get underway, with people from all over Scotland jetting off to the sun. 

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Glasgow Airport was officially crowned Scottish Airport of Year at the 2015 Scottish Transport Awards which were held at the Radisson Blu in Glasgow on Thursday 18 June.

The airport was recognised for having its busiest year since 2008 in 2014, welcoming more than 7.7 million passengers and securing 20 new routes and services, including a daily service to Halifax, Nova Scotia with Canadian airline WestJet, and a new direct service to Las Vegas with Thomas Cook Airlines.

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Wizz Air has launched a brand new direct flight between Glasgow and the Hungarian capital of Budapest.

It is the first time Budapest has been served as a destination from Glasgow Airport and the airline will now operate a year round, twice weekly service.

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Glasgow Airport has recorded its busiest May in seven years after 785,063 passengers travelled through its doors during the month, representing an increase of 13.3% on the same period last year.  

International traffic grew by 17% while domestic traffic increased by 9.1%, ensuring the airport was able to record its 27th consecutive month of growth.

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From all our latest news to additional company information and facts and figures about the airport, this is your starting point. Our experienced media relations team will provide journalists with information about Glasgow Airport.

Media enquiries from journalists can be sent by email to media@glasgowairport.com. You can also call our Head of Communications on 0141 848 4558 or Communications Manager on 0141 848 4737.

For urgent, out-of-office hours media enquiries please call 07659 129769.

Photography

A library of print-quality images covering many aspects of our business, as well as our senior management team and company logos, is available free of charge to journalists/media – please contact us.

Filming and photography at Glasgow Airport

We will do our very best to accommodate your requests. However, filming at a busy international airport such as Glasgow provides logistical and security challenges and there will be times when we will be unable to facilitate any non-essential filming and photography requests.

Please bear in mind that all filming and photography within Glasgow Airport requires a permit so your request must be made at least two working days before the required date. There are exceptions but if you want to guarantee that you meet your deadlines, please contact us well in advance.

Unfortunately, we are not able to grant requests for filming or taking photographs at Glasgow Airport to students.

Contact us at media@glasgowairport.com

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