Edinburgh Airport is one of the busiest airports of Scotland and the 6th busiest airport of UK. In the year 2014, over 10 million people traveled via this airport to over 100 destinations from 40 different airlines. Open 24 hours, 365 days a year, an average of about 30,495 passengers travel via the Edinburgh Airport every day. It has 32 airlines serving 173 routes to 122 destinations and about 313 flights take off or land at the airport every day. Some common aircraft types that operate via Edinburgh Airport include the Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner, Boeing 737, 757, 767, Airbus A319, A320, A321, A330, Dash 8, Embraer 135, 145, Fokker 100, F70, BAE 146, Avro RJ100, ATR72, Saab 340. It has 2 runways and the length of them being 2,560m and 1,976m respectively. From the back end to the front end, there are over 5,000 employees associated with the Edinburgh Airport. Out of this staggering figure, 661 of them are the Edinburgh Airport Limited employees. All the employees ensure that only the best of the service is offered to the customers. This is perhaps the reason why the customer service is available for 24 hours.
The Edinburgh Airport understands its responsibility towards the environment and the community. This is the reason it takes every bit of effort to reduce the waste levels. You can even browse through the Corporate Social Responsibility report published by the airport every year on its website so as to provide information and data on our economic, environmental, social and community performance. It also invests in several good causes and local projects covering education, environment and sport. Edinburgh Airport is also active in its correspondence with the local residence by producing and then delivering the community newsletter to 10,000 local homes regularly. Moreover, it charges more for the operation of the older noisier aircraft to operate at the airport so as to encourage the airlines to move to quieter models. This is done by recording the noise produced at the arrival as well as the departure of the aircraft. Based on the results, it fines the aircrafts that cross the noise thresholds set down by the UK Government. Besides all this, Edinburgh Airport takes measures to record the route taken by the aircraft for the arrival and departure to ensure that there is no failure on the agreed flight paths. It also monitors the air quality levels around the airport so as to ensure that the impact airport has on the environment is kept to just minimum.
Edinburgh Airport not only helps you with flight bookings and enquires but also caters to car rentals, currency requirements, parking facilities, airport lounges and more. You can book for such facilities by directly using the web portal of the airport. The airport keeps its customer commitment courtesy its partnership with airlines like CityJet, easyJet, Qatar, US Airways, KLM, British Airways, AirFrance, Thomson Airways, etc., car rental companies like Budget, Alamo, Hertz, Avis, Europcar, etc. Partner agencies like amey, Border force, BlackJack, empark, visit Scotland, etc. It is due to these brand partners that the Edinburgh Airport has successfully been able to offer only the best of the services in all the related areas.