Prospect trade union has agreed to suspend its industrial action by fire and security staff at Highlands and Islands Airport Limited after an improved pay offer from the employer.
A number of airports will be fully closed including Barra, Benbecula, Dundee, Stornoway, Sumburgh and Tiree. Kirkwall Airport will operate on a limited basis.
“the differing policy choices of the Scottish and UK Government had an effect on the financial stability of airports in Scotland as these policies did not always align.”
It is so far estimated that HIAL’s modernisation plans have cost £9million.
A new dog squad has been specially trained to sniff out products of animal origin (PoAO) and prevent them from entering circulation in Scotland.
On 2nd of December 2021 Scotland’s old air route structure will be removed to be replaced at above 24,500ft with Free Route Airspace.
MPs who serve on Westminster’s Scottish Affairs Committee have launched an inquiry which will consider airports in Scotland.
If the air traffic controllers approve of this then a short strike would start on 4th of January 2021.
“Calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to halt Highlands & Islands Airports Ltd’s Air Traffic Management Strategy Project to conduct an independent assessment of the decisions and decision-making process of the ATMS project.
Please note this refers to arrangements for passengers when arriving in England.