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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

TRAVEL + EMPOWERMENT = A 'VIRTUOUS CIRCLE'

TRAVEL + EMPOWERMENT = A 'VIRTUOUS CIRCLE'

Well, with the first fortnight in January under our belts it's a bit of a mixed bag on what people are reporting, but it does seem to be looking good for High Street Agents - with lots of agents reporting that footflow is up on last year, and Tour Operators reporting best days' trading in several years. Long may this continue! Tenerife and Mainland Spain seem to be getting a good share of the bookings, and Cruise and Long Haul are again doing really well. There are lots of campaigns out there  and to keep abreast of them is a mammoth task for us agents. Meanwhile, recent turbulence in the Middle East, the ongoing focus on Flybe and the volcanic activity in the Philippines do cause concern for our travellers and again - this is where the use of travel professionals is key to make sure the correct…

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Extra weekday Glasgow Dublin flight joins Aer Lingus schedule

Glasgow Airport passengers travelling to and from Dublin will enjoy even more choice following Aer Lingus Regional’s decision to introduce an extra weekday flight this April. The move…

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Glasgow Airport passengers raise £20,000 for local causes

Currency collection globes raised a record amount for FlightPath Fund

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Loganair boosts Newcastle services...

increasing seat capacity by 21%.

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Edinburgh Airport 'goes the extra Yard'

Record amount donated to Corporate Charity of the Year... More than £146,000 has been donated to The Yard, Edinburgh Airport’s Corporate Charity the Year for 2019. A total of£146,263…

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Edinburgh Airport to welcome two new EasyJet services - Catania + Gibraltar

Edinburgh Airport has welcomed the easyJet announcement of  two new routes from Edinburgh - to Gibraltar and Catania.easyJet will fly from Edinburgh to Catania twice a week throughout…

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Lufthansa's Glasgow-Frankfurt service to go double daily

Lufthansa has announced that the airline’s popular Frankfurt route will increase toa double daily service from Sunday March 29 next year. Operated using the one of the German flag-carrier’s…

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£20M INVESTMENT IN TRANSPORT IMPROVEMENTS AT EDINBURGH AIRPORT

DEDICATED LICENSED TAXI FACILITY TO INCREASE CAPACITY ON EASTFIELD ROAD More than £20 million is being invested to improve transport access as part of ongoing development works at…

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Edinburgh Airport are making change to the Check-in Hall

Terminal Improvement Works

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Loganair announces four new routes from Cornwall Airport Newquay

Services unveiled to Newcastle, Aberdeen, Glasgow and Norwich

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Azuma to transform travel in Scotland

London North Eastern Railway (LNER) is pleased to announce that Azuma will be introduced into passenger services to and from Glasgow, Aberdeen and Inverness for the first time.  LNER…

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GLASGOW AIRPORT'S EXCLUSIVE LOMOND LOUNGE OPENS

Glasgow Airport’s exclusive £1.6m Lomond Lounge has welcomed its first passengers. The plush facility lounge, which created 25 new jobs, is based airside in the departures area and…

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Loganair spreads its wings - announcing 6 new routes

Loganair continues to expand its network after unveiling six routes to commence in 2020  -  including new destinations and additional connections linking airports across its extensive…

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