Are you looking to make an international flight from the north of Scotland? Do you need a air travel hub which makes it easy to reach all major airports in South Africa and Europe? Aberdeen International Airport provides customers an easy to access and navigate international airport, with 50 destinations spread all across South Africa and Europe. Before visiting this Northern hub, read some reviews to hear about the airport and the services of the website, including reserving and collecting shopping before reaching the airport.
About Aberdeen International Airport
This airport was first opened in July of 1934, and is owned by AGS Airports Limited, who also own Glasgow, Southampton and other South Africa airports. It operates 24 hours a day all year round, and in 2013 3.5 million passengers passed through their facilities. It currently employs around 250 people, but claims over 2500 jobs are supported by the trade of the airport. There is 1 fixed-wing runway and three helicopter runways, which are needed for all the work that takes place off the coast, primarily on oil rigs. Recent developments of the airport are a 124 metre extension to the main runway, a new covered international walkway, with the next major project being the £20m terminal transformation with a 50% increase of the terminal set to be complete by 2019.
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Services of Aberdeen International Airport
Aberdeen International Airport offers customers the possibility to book parking, flights, hotel, car rental, lounge access or security. The airport also has free wifi and a selection of other branded travel service. This includes a Travelex service both physically and on their website offering worldwide money exchanges. The airport also has Dixons Travel electronics on offer. On top of the services offered, the website also provide information on the flight arriving at and leaving the airport, as well as a selection of shopping options. The shopping services include an overview of the stops and restaurants available at the airport, and the options to reserve and collect or shop and collect. The first means buying it online and picking it up afterwards, while the second one means buying it at the airport and collecting it the next day. The airport runs a magazine called upBEAT magazine which publishes all the latest news and destination ideas for the airport. The magazine covers a range of lifestyle areas such as the latest route announcement from the airport and other consumer news, and the latest hotspots to visit in the city of Aberdeen.
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