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The Scottish Passenger Agents’ Association

Our mission is to ensure the Scottish travel marketplace is fair for consumers and travel agents. Representing all
of Scotland's major travel agents and working with our Associate members we tackle the biggest regulatory,
legislative and commercial challenges facing our industry.
We are the voice of Scotland's travel profession.

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From the President

THE SPAA HOSTS SCOTTISH MP’S AT WESTMINSTER

THE SPAA HOSTS SCOTTISH MP’S AT WESTMINSTER

The SPAA recently hosted a number of Scottish MP’s for dinner from across a good part of the political spectrum at the Houses of Parliament. The aim of the evening was to raise the profile of the SPAA and engage with decision makers at a time when the political and travel landscapes are both challenging and complex.There was no shortage  of subjects to discuss, including air departure tax, airline insolvency, sustainability in tourism, airport strikes, Glasgow Airport proposed rail link, Heathrow expansion and rail franchises, to name but a few. Naturally it was difficult to get into too much detail in the time frame available, however this dinner was a continuation of previous events held in Holyrood with various ministers.

We were joined by representatives from ABTA, GTMC, Airlines…

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British Airways increases Winter frequency between Scotland and London Heathrow

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Virgin Trains fully equipped with free Wi-Fi and entertainment

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£1.6m investment ensures Glasgow has more lounge offerings than
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G Adventures and National Geographic introduce Family Journeys... - a new line of trips for adventure-loving families...

in search of a meaningful way to discover the world together!

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