Passenger numbers at Edinburgh Airport increased by over 11% in January, with a huge increase in domestic traffic seeing over 580,000 passengers travel through the terminal.
A total of 586,184 passengers travelled through Edinburgh Airport last month, an increase of 11.5% compared to January 2013.
The number of domestic passengers rose by 9.4% on the previous year , with a total of 321,502 passengers at the airport .
International traffic increased by 14.3% on January 2013, with a total of 264,682 passengers.
Gordon Dewar, Chief Executive, said: “We’ve enjoyed a strong start to 2014 with our domestic carriers seeing a steady increase in passenger numbers in January.
“The introduction of Virgin Atlantic’s Little Red service to Heathrow has seen an extra 25,000 passengers travel through Edinburgh Airport compared to the same time last year. ”
The city of Edinburgh has won 2 more accolades from Wanderlust magazine . The city was voted 4th best destination in the UK , and eighth best city in the world
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