Work scheduled at Aberdeen International Airport as part of £5 million project

Upgrade works to the hold baggage system at Aberdeen International Airport will take place this weekend as part of a £5 million project.

The new system will help streamline services at the terminal.

Staff will be on hand to help passengers who have hold luggage and advise them where they can drop off their bags following check-in.

Passengers are asked to arrive at the airport in plenty of time to minimise any potential disruption.

Work will see the hold baggage system at Aberdeen International Airport upgraded as part of a £5 million project.

A spokesman for Aberdeen International Airport said: “This is a huge investment in our terminal which will deliver a better service for our passengers once complete.

“This will cause some minor disruption to passengers travelling with hold luggage at the weekend and we ask they arrive in plenty of time at the terminal to check in bags.

“We have arranged support to assist passengers in our check-in queues in order to minimise the impact on our passengers as possible.”



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Aberdeen International Airport

Aberdeen International Airport is the north-east of Scotland’s major transport hub and is a vital economic driver for the region, contributing more than £110 million a year to the local economy. It is the gateway to Europe’s energy capital and is Europe’s busiest commercial heliport. Approximately 300 people are employed directly by Aberdeen International Airport which supports 3,400 jobs across the north-east of Scotland.

With 20 airlines serving 40 destinations, the airport handled 3.1 million passengers in 2018. It is nearing the completion of the largest investment programme in its history. The airport’s £20 million terminal transformation programme has resulted in a 50% increase in the size of the terminal building and with it, a comprehensive transformation of current passenger facilities.


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