Tag: Glasgow Airport

Aberdeen and Glasgow airports dispute ends as Unite secures pay deal

Unite, Scotland’s leading aviation union, can confirm today (Monday 15 July) that around 300 ICTS central search members based at Aberdeen and Glasgow airports have overwhelmingly accepted an improved pay offer, ending the dispute. The pay deal delivers a basic pay rise of five per cent. A one-...

Aberdeen and Glasgow airport workers reject pay offer

Unite, Scotland’s leading aviation trade union, confirmed today (Thursday 6 June) that around 300 ICTS Central Search members based at Aberdeen and Glasgow airports have rejected a pay offer from the company. The ICTS Central Search workers at Aberdeen and Glasgow airports emphatically rejected...

Menzies Aviation workers at Glasgow airport secure 6.8 per cent wage deal

Ground services crew employed by Menzies Aviation at Glasgow Airport have accepted a new one-year pay deal which will boost pay packages by 6.8 per cent. Over 200 workers including dispatchers, allocators, airside agents and controllers have overwhelmingly accepted the Menzies Aviation pay offer,...

Unite warns of Glasgow airport security risks as workers ‘routinely’ denied breaks

Unite has warned of potential security risks ahead of the summer holiday rush at Glasgow Airport due to understaffing and security staff being denied contractual breaks. Scotland’s leading aviation trade union confirmed today (Thursday 30 May) that it has been directly informed by workers at I...

LED light switch ensures Glasgow Airport’s airfield even more energy efficient

A project is underway to swap out the LED floodlights illuminating Glasgow Airport’s airfield with a more sustainable model that is 25% more energy efficient. As part of the airport’s continued commitment to sustainability and the circular economy, around 75% of the components housed in the o...

Menzies secures a plethora of contract wins and renewals

At Glasgow, Menzies, provider of essential airport services, has agreed to a three year contract with Lufthansa, delivering passenger, ramp and de-icing services. Menzies has also landed a new five-year contract with United Airlines, which will see then provide passenger and ramp services. M...

Unite anger at Glasgow Airport plans to outsource security and fire brigade services

Unite the union has issued an angry response to the announcement from Glasgow Airport that they plan to outsource their security and fire brigade services. Glasgow Airport launched a consultation yesterday on the transfer of nearly 300 workers to ICTS (UK) who operate airport security functions ...

UK contract wins and renewals for Menzies Aviation

Menzies Aviation has secured a number of ground handling contract wins and renewals at airports across its UK business. At London Heathrow Airport, EgyptAir, a long-standing customer of 18 years, has renewed its contract with Menzies World Cargo for a three-year term. Operating a daily Boeing...

Glasgow Airport’s new £200,000 green vehicle fleet is flying hybrid

Glasgow Airport has invested more than £200,000 to introduce an eight-strong fleet of petrol/electric plug-in hybrid vehicles to its operations. The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV 4x4 vehicles will be deployed across the airport’s security, engineering and airfield operations teams. A number of cha...

Glasgow Airport radar project gives go-ahead for wind farm development

Following the installation of the new radar system at Glasgow Airport, plans for one of the largest wind farm developments in Scotland have been given the go-ahead. Glasgow Airport has introduced a new radar, working with air traffic services NATS and Banks Renewables, that can mitigate the impact ...

Glasgow Airport radar project given the green light

Plans for one of the largest wind farm developments in Scotland have been given the green light following the installation of a state-of-the-art radar system at Glasgow Airport. Together with air traffic services company, NATS, and Banks Renewables, Glasgow Airport has introduced a new radar earl...

Glasgow Airport opens new facility for passengers with complex needs

Glasgow Airport has opened a new £140,000 Changing Places facility to support passengers with profound and multiple learning difficulties. The room will also benefit passengers with a wide range of physical disabilities such as spinal injuries, muscular dystrophy and multiple sclerosis who often...

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