Glasgow Airport Information

Glasgow International Airport (IATA: GLA) is located 11 km west of downtown Glasgow, near the towns of Paisley and Renfrew in Scotland. In 2008 the airport handled 8,178,891 passengers, making it the 2nd busiest in Scotland, and eighth busiest airport in the United Kingdom. It was the first airport in Scotland to handle over one million passengers in one month, in July 2004.

The airport is owned and operated by BAA, which also owns and operates six other UK airports, and is itself owned by an international consortium led by the Spanish Ferrovial Group. Glasgow International Airport is a hub airport for Loganair, EasyJet and Flyglobespan, and also houses maintenance facilities for British Airways.The other international airport branded as a Glasgow destination is Glasgow Prestwick Airport, situated 29 mi (47 km) from the city centre, serving mainly low cost airlines.

Here is the list of main airlines that service Glasgow International Airport:

  • Aer Lingus
  • Air Malta
  • Air Southwest
  • Air Transat
  • BMI
  • BMI Regional
  • Bmibaby
  • British Airways
  • British Airways operated by BA CityFlyer
  • Continental Airlines
  • EasyJet
  • Emirates Airline
  • Flybe
  • Flybe operated by Loganair
  • Flyglobespan
  • Icelandair
  • KLM
  • KLM operated by KLM Cityhopper
  • Pakistan International Airlines
  • US Airways
  • Virgin Atlantic Airways
  • BH Air
  • BMI
  • Eurocypria Airlines
  • Freebird Airlines
  • Iberworld
  • Monarch Airlines
  • Nouvelair
  • Onur Air
  • Pegasus Airlines
  • Spanair
  • SunExpress
  • Thomas Cook Airlines
  • Thomson Airways

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