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April passenger numbers rise at Edinburgh Airport

Car Hire Edinburgh Airport understand why they have seen an increase in bookings recently as the airport has had another good month. 

It was another month of increased passenger numbers at Edinburgh Airport as around 840,000 people passed through the terminal. The increase was credited to Virgin Atlantic’s Little Red service to Heathrow and easyJet services to Bodrum and Heraklion.

Gordon Dewar, Chief Executive of Edinburgh Airport, said “Easter is always a busy time as it marks the start of the summer season. May is going to be an extremely busy and exciting month with four major new route launches taking place over the coming weeks. First to launch is Edelweiss with a fantastic new service to Zurich. It’s then time for the highly-anticipated launch of United Airlines’ new service to Chicago, US Airways’ new direct route to Philadelphia and Qatar Airways launching Edinburgh’s first direct link to the Middle East.”

There was even the new flight by Turkish Airline’s to Istanbul and Lufthansa’s new twice a day service to Frankfurt helped the rise of international passenger traffic.