An ambitious £1.4 million project to "future-proof"part of Shetland’s largest airport is under way.
Highlands and Islands Airports Limited (Hial) has launched a drive to find contractors for work worth up to £5 million to develop its planned centralised air traffic control system.
Patients trying to get back to Orkney and Shetland after Aberdeen hospital appointments were left stranded as a result of air traffic controllers’ industrial action, MSPs heard yesterday.
The total number of air travellers using terminals run by the north’s publicly-owned airport operator has fallen for the first time in seven years, according to new figures.
Efforts to end the current pay dispute between air traffic controllers and Hial have progressed after the Prospect Union confirmed no further strike action will take place while it consults its members on a revised pay offer.
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Travellers to and from the Western Isles were left stranded today as the ongoing dispute over the rate of pay offered to air traffic controllers entered a third day of snap strikes.
Second day of strike action closes island airports as air traffic controllers ramp up bid to secure pay rise
Holiday-makers were stranded in the north yesterday as a second day of snap strikes took place in an ongoing row over air traffic controllers' pay.
Inverness Airport was shut yesterday, as three days of air traffic controller strikes began in a protracted dispute over pay.
Inverness Airport is closed today as strike action by air traffic controllers begins across the north.
Three days of strike action by air traffic controllers at six airports is expected to create travel chaos across the north in coming days.
Highlands and Islands to be served by electric planes as Transport Secretary backs ‘third revolution’ in aviation
Electric planes could be flown on routes between the Highlands and Islands in what the Scottish Government has hailed as part of the "third revolution" in aviation.
Highlands and Islands air traffic controllers have rejected a revised pay offer following a ballot by union members.
The Highlands & islands and Moray are an “ideal living laboratory” for aviation and aerospace testing, the UK Government has been told.
The UK Government has been warned companies in the Highland and islands “will not invest” if the future of air links with “hubs” such as Heathrow, allowing daily business trips and international connections, cannot be guaranteed.
Industrial action by air traffic controllers has been suspended while they are balloted on a new pay offer.
The revamp of the air traffic control tower at Kirkwall Airport has been completed six months ahead of schedule.
Proposed strike action across the Hial airport network has been suspended after a revised pay offer was delivered to air traffic controllers who are currently undertaking industrial action.
A strike involving Highland air traffic controllers has been suspended following a revised pay offer.
Further details have emerged of plans to launch the world’s first electric-powered passenger flights on island-hopping routes in Orkney.
The region’s two largest airports had contrasting fortunes during the first quarter of 2019, new figures show.
A Skye partnership pushing for the restoration of scheduled air services from Ashaig Airport, Broadford, has called on the Scottish Government to provide more funding for the project and ask Highlands and Islands Airports Ltd to take over the lead role in its delivery.
A planned day of strike action taking place today must concentrate the minds of Highlands and Islands Airports Limited (HIAL) and trade unions.
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 total of six Loganair flights are to be cancelled as a result of the continuing “work to rule” action by HIAL Air Traffic Control staff.
A strike by air traffic controllers over a "double digit" pay award will close six airports across the north for 24 hours.
Incentives paid to airlines to run services from Highlands and islands terminals are at the centre of a funding wrangle between the region’s airport operator and its owner, the Scottish Government.
Bosses at the north and north-east’s two busiest airports are hoping networking at a major industry conference in Germany this week will pay off with many more flights.
The UK's aviation regulator has stepped in after a plane took off from an island airport after air traffic controllers had gone home.
Following discussions between Hial and the Prospect union yesterday, proposed action to strike later this month has been suspended by air traffic controllers amid a current pay dispute.
Holidaymakers could face “widespread disruption” and delays this summer if airport workers vote in favour of strike action.