Highlands and Islands Airports Limited has made a significant investment into new emission-free lighting towers as part of its efforts to become a net zero carbon regional airport group.
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As part of the UK's Future Flight Challenge, Heathrow will research the use of new technologies and create a blueprint for making zero carbon aviation a reality.
With over 80,000 seats added to the services between London Heathrow and Inverness airports, more international passengers will be connected to this region through the UK's only hub airport.
The affected airports include Sumburgh, Dundee, Inverness, Wick John O’Groats, Kirkwall, Stornoway and Benbecula.
A series of new routes opening up from Inverness Airport this summer have been hailed as an economic boost for the Highlands region.
The operators of Stornoway, Inverness and Dundee, among other Scottish airports have crafted their remote tower project in the mould of a successful scheme in Sweden.
The Scottish Finance Secretary has conceded that the plans to replace Air Passenger Duty (APD) with Air Departure Tax (ADT) may take longer than planned.
19 November 2014 | By HIAL
Airport operator HIAL has launched the first of 20 new state of the art fire tenders following a multi million pound investment....
1 August 2013 | By HIAL
The head of the influential Airports Commission has been invited to meet north air campaigners in Inverness...
7 December 2012 | By Mark Stuart, Director of Operations at Highlands and Islands Airports Ltd
In the last few years the UK has experienced winter weather conditions more akin to the Arctic, with sub-zero temperatures and extremes of weather that have tested the transport system to its limits. With Scotland often bearing the brunt, regional airport operator HIAL has developed innovative ways to keep passengers…