Manchester has the longest average security queues of the UK’s largest airports, according to new research.
New research by The Press and Journal has found north and north-east airports had mixed fortunes during the second quarter of 2019.
Workers standing in for striking scanner staff missed more than 260 potential threats in two days at Scots airports, it has emerged.
A strike involving Highland air traffic controllers has been suspended following a revised pay offer.
The air traffic controllers’ union Prospect has fired a bitter salvo at Highlands and Islands Airport Ltd’s (Hial) chief executive as north airports prepare for strike action tomorrow.
Six airports in the north will be closed on Thursday as a result of the strike by air traffic controllers.
A strike by air traffic controllers over a "double digit" pay award will close six airports across the north for 24 hours.
Lindsay Razaq, Westminster Correspondent
The UK Government has been warned expansion at Heathrow will be "meaningless" without access to the air.
The UK Government's decision to back Heathrow over Gatwick was hailed by business leaders across the north and north-east last night.
Former chancellor George Osborne has urged Theresa May to get on with making a decision on airport expansion in the south-east of England.
The Scottish Government has backed the building of a third runway at Heathrow over an expansion at Gatwick.
The UK transport secretary has promised regional connectivity will be an important factor in the decision over where to site a new runway in the south-east of England.
Passenger numbers at Highlands and Islands Airports (Hial) surged by more than 5% in the last quarter, with Inverness experiencing the highest growth, according to figures released yesterday.
Optimism is high that union members who walked out on strike at north airports earlier this month will accept an improved pay and conditions deal they are currently being balloted on.
There are hopes of a breakthrough in a dispute involving security staff at airports across the north.
Passenger numbers at Highlands and Islands Airports (Hial) increased by nearly 4% in 2014, making it the operator's busiest year ever, according figures released yesterday.
Motorists and taxi drivers launched an angry attack on Aberdeen International Airport's new £1 drop-off charge introduced yesterday.
Bosses at Highlands and Islands Airports (Hial) are celebrating a record year for passenger numbers against a backdrop of widening losses.
Former Liberal Democrat leader Charles Kennedy has pressed the UK Government to help establish passenger flights to and from an airport on Skye.
Business leaders are calling on government to end decades of inaction and "stem the haemorrhaging" of flight links from Inverness and Aberdeen.