Glasgow Airport Reports Busiest January On Record

George at Glasgow Airport Amanda McMillan Alyn Smith MEP

Paisley’s MSP George Adam today lodged the parliamentary motion below congratulating Glasgow Airport on yet another month of passeneger growth, in fact seeing its busiest month on record.

Speaking on the news, George said, “What a way to start of your 50th anniversary year. The airport goes from strength to strength each month which can only bode well for our local economy. As one of our towns biggest employers, I am always pleased to hear of Paisleys’ airport’s continued growth. Amanda McMillan and her team deserve praise for their hard work and dedication in ensuring the airport does not stand still, but continues to progress. I wish Amanda and her team all the best during the airport’s 50th anniversary year.”

Motion Number: S4M-15638
Lodged By: George Adam
Date Lodged: 11/02/2016

Title: Glasgow Airport Reports Busiest January on Record

Motion Text:
That the Parliament welcomes the continued growth of Glasgow Airport as it reports its busiest January on record, having welcomed 551,177 passengers through its doors in January 2016, representing an annual increase of 13.5%; notes that 2016 is the airport’s 50th anniversary year and considers that it has started off in the best possible way, carrying on from its success in 2015 when it was named one of Europe’s fastest growing airports; recognises that the airport announced a number of new routes in January including Thomson’s new route to Girona in summer 2016, Flybe beginning a new summer service to Newquay and Virgin Atlantic extending its Orlando service for winter 2016, and wishes the airport continued success.