Uk news Prices set to soar as Glasgow Airport announce drop-off charges will double MetiNews.Com
MetiNews.Com - The fee is set to increase from £2 to £4 as a response to the economic challenges the airport faces as a result of the Covid-19 crisis.
Breaking News ! Glasgow Airport confirmed yesterday that the entry fee for its pick-up and drop-off facility will be hiked up from £2 to £4 for up to ten minutes. The change, starting on Friday, is a direct response to the economic challenges the airport and the wider industry continue to face as a result of the ongoing Covid-19 crisis. To support its efforts to operate in a more sustainable manner, passengers with electric vehicles will be able to access the pick-up and drop-off facility directly opposite the terminal free of charge for the first ten minutes. Read More Related Articles Man hospitalised after being battered in broad daylight Read More Related Articles Hunt for three men following attempted murder Electric vehicle users can pre-register for free access for the first ten minutes online at https://www.glasgowairport.com/forms/electric-vehicle-pre-register/ A 30-minute free parking option will still be available to all other passengers in the long-stay car park on the airport grounds, which is accessible via a 24-hour on demand bus service. Blue Badge holders will continue to park for up to 30 minutes for free in Car Parks 1 and 2. The pick-up and drop-off facility is intended for short visits of up to ten minutes only.
. Derek Provan, chief executive of AGS Airports Ltd, which owns Aberdeen, Glasgow and Southampton airports, said: “The impact of Covid-19 continues to have a devastating impact on Glasgow Airport, which has been brought to a standstill during a nine-month period.
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“Our passenger numbers are down by as much as 96 per cent and we anticipate next year’s figures to be on a par with the passenger levels we experienced in the early 1990s. “The funds generated through these changes will go directly towards re-establishing Glasgow’s vital connectivity. “It will take years for the airport to return to pre-covid levels, however, it’s important we start the long process of rebuilding the routes and services our passengers demand and the economy relies so heavily on. “Despite the huge economic challenges brought about by the pandemic, we have also made improvements to the facility to further enhance the convenience it provides.” More details can be found at https://cm.glasgowairport.com
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