Press Releases

April 2018

HIAL passenger numbers increase yet again

March 2018

Car parking charges to be introduced at Kirkwall, Stornoway and Sumburgh

January 2018

HIAL seeking to ‘Future Proof’ regional Airport Operations

October 2017

Further passenger growth for HIAL during July to September 2017

August 2017

HIAL Airports praised in latest Civil Aviation Authority report on accessibility

June 2017

HIAL Team Updates Political Stakeholders on Air Traffic Management Study

April 2017

HIAL announces record breaking period

January 2017

HIAL End of Year Passenger Figures

October 2016

HIAL Airport Summer 16 Passenger Numbers

July 2016

HIAL Airports report increased Q2 passenger traffic

March 2016

Inverness Airport unveils expansion plans

February 2016

Dundee gains new service to Amsterdam

HIAL flies into record books with highest ever passenger numbers

January 2016

HIAL pledges support for Armed Forces

December 2015

Heathrow runway delay “hugely disappointing”

KLM announces new Inverness-Amsterdam link

November 2015

Success for Dundee – Amsterdam funding bid

New joint fire training facility at Stornoway Airport

British Airways returns to Highland capital

October 2015

Strong run of growth continues at HIAL

September 2015

Annual report highlights top flight performance from HIAL

Dundee Airport becomes golfing mecca

easyJet adds more flights from Inverness to London

Loganair expands Inverness base

August 2015

Welcome for Dundee air link shortlisting

July 2015

HIAL enjoys surge in passengers

Airports Commission report a ‘significant victory’ for Highlands and Islands

June 2015

Callum’s a champion

April 2015

HIAL reports strong start to 2015

Inverness Airport gears up for busiest ever summer

Passenger advisory: industrial action

March 2015

Inverness Airport opens new car park in time for Easter

Zurich flights set to boost Highland economy

February 2015

Wick John O’Groats Airport set for airfield cash boost

HIAL airports end 2014 on a high

North businesses offer ‘conditional’ backing for Heathrow expansion

December 2014

Inverness Airport toilets flushed with success

Premier win for Inverness Airport

Scottish Government announces major investment at Sumburgh

Geneva service rounds off busy year of route expansion at Inverness

November 2014

New fire tenders go into action at island airports

October 2014

Inverness Airport takes off with new flights

HIAL quarterly passenger numbers

September 2014

2013-14 Annual Report: HIAL invests for the future as passenger numbers reach all time high

August 2014

Inverness Airport Awarded ‘Recommended Provider’ status in Which? Survey

Islay air show flies back in time

July 2014

Even Nessie’s offski to Geneva as winter flights go on sale

Island airports deliver passenger growth for HIAL

North business links set for take off

Inverness Airports gears up for summer getaway

June 2014

HIAL launches Gaelic Language Plan 

April 2014

Flybe announces new Inverness-London City route

HIAL records busiest ever year

March 2014

easyJet launches new Inverness flights with unique tartan aircraft

City favourites celebrate new Dundee-London service

Business and tourism boost for regional airports

Budget response from HIAL

February 2014

Barra goes for Gold in airport poll

Dundee Airport firefighter leads training mission to Albania

Wick John O’Groats well placed to become energy gateway

January 2014

Dundee Airport secures new London link

December 2013

Airport staff ‘flushed with pride’

Ski Saturday at Inverness Airport

HIAL passenger numbers

‘Airport expansion plan must reflect needs of regional airports’

November 2013

HIAL passenger numbers up by 10%

Premier win for Inverness Airport

Inverness Airport takes off with runway investment

October 2013

Passenger growth continues at HIAL

New course to fight fire at sea

Revised operating hours at Stornoway Airport 16 & 17 October

HIAL Annual Report 2012/13 released / Aithisg Bhliadhnail 2012/13

September 2013

EC Consultation on State Aid

HIAL airports handle 37,000 extra passengers this summer

August 2013

HIAL airports enjoy strongest growth of the year

HIAL and Orkney College launch fire training partnership

Flybe announce over 130 additional seats per week between Glasgow and Shetland

Flybe announce additional Friday services between Edinburgh and Wick John O’Groats

July 2013

HIAL gains more passengers but highlights challenging conditions

Additional services between Kirkwall and Edinburgh in September and October 

June 2013

easyJet to add additional Inverness-London flights as part of five year airport deal

Dundee Firefighters return from life-saving Bosnia mission

HIAL passenger numbers up by 8,000

Take off for new Sunday flights to Campbeltown 

Inverness Provost helps celebrate Flybe landmark at Belfast City Airport

May 2013

Passenger growth continues at HIAL

Diamond Jubilee Awards for Dundee Airport Firefighters

April 2013 

Flybe is “European Airline of the Year” at Amsterdam Schipol Airport

Growth heralds positive end to winter flying season

HIAL launches draft Gaelic language plan

March 2013

Alba Travel launches new Swiss holiday package

HIAL welcomes Bristow SAR investment

HIAL introduces free Wi-Fi across network

Inverness Airport lands Geneva link

From Barra to Brazil

Demand Increases at Regional Airports

February 2013

Its tee time at Islay Airport

Passenger Boost for Regional Airports

Local produce set for take-off 

Travel show takes off at Inverness Airport

January 2013

Barra flies high in world’s top ten airport landings 

December 2012

Inverness Airport launches new push to promote long haul connections with NYC style yellow taxi

Inverness Airport cleans up in national loo awards

Energy Sector Boosts Passenger Numbers at HIAL Airports 

Barra’s “bucket list” beach runway is on top of the world

November 2012

HIAL Airports Get Ready for Winter

HIAL looks for new business opportunities in “tough” economic market

Fresson Trust honours life saving air ambulance service

easyJet announces public sector travel deal

October 2012

Loganair to withdraw Dundee services from December

Demand slows at HIAL airports

EasyJet celebrates flying 1 million passengers between Inverness and London Gatwick

September 2012

New marketing push aims to make Dundee the airport of choice for air travellers

HIAL unveils multi-million pound upgrade for airport fire service fleet

August 2012

HIAL airports “punching above” European rivals on growth

Inverness Airport flying harder to impress passengers

HIAL Board to visit Campbeltown

HIAL launches £200,000 project to upgrade Tiree runway

Loganair increases Shetland services from Glasgow and Edinburgh ahead of October school break

Airport staff backing Inverness paralympic hopeful

July 2012

Takeoff for Europcar at Wick

Memorial to mark Shetland air tragedies

Inverness Airport marks flybe 10th anniversary

Dundee Airport launches new life saving water rescue service

June 2012

International passenger boost for HIAL

Loganair restores day return service to Inverness every weekday

May 2012

Inverness Airport set for major investment

Loganair’s seasonal service from Sumburgh to Bergen takes off

HIAL airports report strong start to summer season

North flights to UK’s sunshine island

UK first for HIAL as it trials new fire training programme

April 2012

Passenger numbers increase at HIAL airports

New Loganair route improves island connections

March 2012

New regional hub offers improved connections for north air passengers

HIAL records February boost in air passengers

David has all the luck of the Irish

Summer flights take off at Inverness Airport

February 2012

HIAL releases passenger figures for January 2012

January 2012

Inverness Airport Travel Fair 

HIAL Releases Passenger Figures for December 2011

Inverness Airport Wins Which? Award