Transport

3 Jun 2015 09:30

Reduction in bus lane hours blasted by charity

A Scottish charity has slammed The City of Edinburgh Council's decision to reduce bus lane hours in the city.

18 May 2015 09:30

Motorists warned to expect long delays on Forth Road Bridge

MOTORISTS are being warned to expect long delays at the Forth Road Bridge on the morning of Sunday, May 24.

11 May 2015 09:30

Travellers urged to prepare for security at Edinburgh Airport

EDINBURGH Airport is urging travellers to be prepared following a surge in passenger numbers.

11 May 2015 09:30

Disruption ahead for Fife trains

SCOTRAIL says Fife passengers should expect changes to scheduled train services this summer.

10 May 2015 09:30

New York, New York

WITH 6,700 flights now operating each day to 339 destinations across 54 different countries from its nine USA hubs, things are moving at top speed for American Airlines following its merger with US Airways. Its new direct service between JFK and Edinburgh Airports has barely left the tarmac and we’ve decided to grill top man Martin McGillion, regional airports manager for the UK & Ireland, on why Scotland to New York is such a key route.

8 May 2015 09:30

Security: Terror attacks underline employer travel safety obligations

WHILE Scotland has experienced and remains exposed to the threat of terror attacks, we are fortunate to live in what is undoubtedly a relatively safe environment most of the time. Not all nations enjoy our level of security. Many countries have the potential to be particularly volatile and can pose a very real threat to any travellers but, at the same time, they can also be important destinations for Scottish and UK business as they have strong or emerging economies.

5 May 2015 09:30

More female travellers using private jets

THE use of private jets is growing in popularity among female business travellers.

28 Apr 2015 09:30

Direct flights take off from Edinburgh to JFK

AMERICAN Airlines (AA) is set to launch a new daily service between Edinburgh and New York’s JFK airport.

28 Apr 2015 09:30

New departure route pilot to help upgrade Scotland’s airspace

EDINBURGH Airport says it’s trialling a new departure route in a bid to upgrade its airspace and bring it into the 21st century.

23 Apr 2015 06:30

Forth Road Bridge: Increase in wire breaks to be investigated

A special inspection of the Forth Road Bridge main cable has been commissioned after an increase in wire breaks was detected by bridge authority FETA.

23 Apr 2015 06:30

Fleet safety awards call for entries

SAFETY conscious organisations are being urged to enter Brake's Fleet Safety Awards 2015.

30 Mar 2015 09:30

Airport chief executive scoops another two top awards

ADDING to his growing list of accolades, Edinburgh Airport chief executive Gordon Dewar has taken the IoD (Institute of Directors) Scotland Director of the Year title in the category for businesses with a turnover of more than £35 million.

30 Mar 2015 09:30

Free managing road risk resource packs available for SMEs

A new resource pack has been launched to help SMEs improve the safety of staff who drive for work, prevent crashes and cut costs.

11 Mar 2015 09:30

Journey anywhere in Edinburgh by taxi for £5 – nationwide fixed price rides initiative launches

THOSE hopping between meetings in Edinburgh will be able to journey anywhere in the capital for just £5 from tomorrow (Wednesday, March 11 2015).

5 Mar 2015 07:00

Airport chief executive crowned Director of the Year

GORDON Dewar, chief executive of Edinburgh Airport, has been crowned Director of the Year by Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce.

3 Feb 2015 06:30

Bus 60 per cent cheaper than commuting by car, research finds

TAKING the bus to work is 60 per cent* cheaper than commuting by car – despite falling pump prices, new research claims.

27 Jan 2015 09:30

Courier boss to be honoured at House of Lords and become key influencer on Scottish policy

THE director of Scotland's largest independent courier firm has been recognised as an industry leader by the Institute of Couriers (IoC).

22 Jan 2015 09:30

David Cameron welcomes £50 million investment in Edinburgh Airport

PRIME minister David Cameron paid a visit to Edinburgh Airport this afternoon (Thursday, January 22) to help welcome a new £50 million air-side investment.

21 Jan 2015 09:30

Fife Council challenges cabinet secretary over Rosyth-Zeebrugge ferry line

DEPUTY Council leader Lesley Laird has today (Wednesday, January 21) challenged cabinet secretary for Infrastructure, Investment and Cities Keith Brown MSP to respond to Fife’s request for a meeting and urged the minister to continue efforts to accelerate and finalise the potential rescue deal for the DFDS Seaways Rosyth – Zeebrugge ferry.

12 Jan 2015 09:30

Scotland's busiest airport smashes 10 million passenger barrier

EDINBURGH Airport says it has topped off another record-breaking year with more than 10 million passengers travelling through its terminal in 2014.

9 Jan 2015 06:30

Bad weather advice issued to transport providers

WITH bad weather expected to hit the UK today and winds of up to 100mph likely to cause disruption, travellers are being warned to be prepared.

8 Jan 2015 09:30

SCDI welcomes bid for domestic flights connecting Scotland's top four cities

THE aviation industry’s proposal to introduce domestic flights between Scotland’s main cities has been welcomed by the Scottish Council for Development and Industry (SCDI).

7 Jan 2015 09:30

One in seven risking lives to correct sat-nav mistakes, warns charity

A survey carried out by road safety charity Brake and Direct Line has found that more than one in seven (15 per cent) drivers who use sat-nav admit making illegal or risky manoeuvres to correct mistakes when following sat-nav instructions, putting themselves and other road users at risk of a crash.

7 Jan 2015 09:30

Council calls "urgent" government meeting over Rosyth to Zeebrugge freight service

FIFE Council says it wants an urgent meeting with the Scottish Government to ensure everything possible is being done to safeguard the future of the Rosyth to Zeebrugge freight ferry service.

22 Dec 2014 09:30

Stranded employees shouldn’t necessarily be out of pocket, says Law Society

ACCORDING to the Law Society of Scotland, employees stuck overseas because of airport strikes, bad weather, delays or cancellations could still be entitled to payment if they can work from their laptops.

22 Dec 2014 09:30

Edinburgh Airport thanks city partners as it reaches numerical milestone

EDINBURGH Airport is bracing itself to hit the 10 million passenger mark tomorrow (Tuesday, December 23) afternoon - an achievement it attributes to the support of its city partners.

22 Dec 2014 09:30

Thomson and First Choice to meet Scottish demand for Canaries and Cyprus

TOUR operators Thomson and First Choice have announced plans to increase capacity at Edinburgh Airport by introducing new routes to Gran Canaria and Paphos on Thomson Airways next winter.

2 Dec 2014 09:30

Warnings over increase in lorry speed limit

ROAD safety charity BRAKE has criticised the government’s plans to raise the speed limit for large lorries on dual carriageway roads to 60mph.

25 Nov 2014 09:30

Three Fife groups to benefit from nearly £9k courtesy of ScotRail

THREE Fife-based community groups are set to share a £8,923 donation from the ScotRail Foundation.

25 Nov 2014 09:30

Direct business link to Copenhagen to launch in the spring

SCANDINAVIAN Airlines (SAS) has announced it will launch a new service between Edinburgh and Copenhagen in March 2015.