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Two welcome developments - one welcomed with caution!

This week brought two welcome developments; firstly, the very welcome announcement of a major expansion of Edinburgh Airport's airside facilities - no less than £50 million being invested in international passenger and baggage handling facilities, which will make big difference to the experience of travellers on international services of airlines such as Etihad, Qatar Airways, United and Turkish Airlines. A real boost for business and leisure customers in the east.

A more cautious welcome for the confirmation in the Government's command paper, in response to the Smith Commission report, that the Scottish Government is to have full responsibility for the future structure, level and collection of APD or any replacement tax. Along with colleague...

 Jimmy Martin - SPAA President

 
 
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Happy New Year everyone!! I hope you all had a great time over the festive period and are now all fired up for the peak booking season.  It has been a very busy a start to the year up here in the Highlands and trust it has been the same for all of you.

Apologies in advance for the length of this newsletter, but there is just so much information that I need to share with you…

Gayle Gordon - futureSPAA

 

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