Edinburgh Film Festival line-up announced

Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) organizers have finalized plans for its industry program content including an onstage one-on-one career interview with Oscar-winning cinematographer Chris Menges by fellow craftsman Seamus McGarvey during this year’s fest. This year’s industry content is planned to roll out across nine days during this year’s festival with discussions focusing on all […]

Edinburgh Airport sale generates international interest

Edinburgh Airport is Scotland’s busiest airport and its sale has sparked interest across the globe . The government decided that it had to be sold by its current owners. There are three bidders at the moment –  Global Infrastructure Partners, JP Morgan Asset Management, and a consortium of 3i, M&G Infracapital and the Universities Superannuation Scheme. […]

Funding reduced for Edinburgh cycleways

Cycle campaigners in Edinburgh and throughout Scotland are calling on the Scottish Government to increase spending on active travel. Campaign group SPOKES has been encouraging local cyclists to lobby their MSPs to demand that a greater proportion of Scottish Government money is allocated towards cycling infrastructure. The Scottish Government has set an ambitious national target […]

Edinburgh Airport strike causes delays and disruption

Today’s strike at Edinburgh Airport by public sector staff , including the UK Border Agency , is causing delays and disruption. The airport has said there will be  some delays at peak times for international passengers arriving at Edinburgh Airport . Delays will also occur for departing passengers due to disruptions at other airports. The […]

Special delivery – two pandas for Edinburgh Zoo

Edinburgh Airport will receive a special delivery delivery on Sunday – two pandas bound for Edinburgh Zoo. The pandas will fly on their own plane courtesy of Federal Express. Edinburgh Zoo is expecting a 30% increase in visitors due to their arrival. The breeding pair, Tian Tian – meaning “sweetie” – and Yang Guang – […]

Edinburgh Airport strike 30th November 2011

Passengers have been warned about significant delays on Wednesday 30th as immigration and passport staff join a 24-hour strike by up to two million public-sector workers over pension reforms. Heathrow Airport could be facing gridlock with people forced to wait for up to 12 hours on planes. Glasgow and Edinburgh airports also predicted problems due to […]