Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is situated 8 miles to the west of the city and is one of the busiest airports in the United Kingdom. It is near Fife Circle and the Edinburgh-Glasgow railway lines. A proposed tram line called the Edinburgh Tram Network is currently being planned to connect the airport to various parts of the city.
Ryanair, Europe’s largest low-cost airline, offers cheap flights to Edinburgh. Ryanair pioneered free seat giveaways in May 2007 when they offered a million seats at absolutely no cost.
You can also get Edinburgh flights on easyJet, one of Europe’s largest cut-rate carriers. Eco-friendly easyJet flies newer, more energy-efficient planes that use less fuel and have room for more people as compared to other aircraft. These lower carbon emissions to 27% less compared to other planes which fly the same routes.
Other low-cost carriers offering Edinburgh flights are bmibaby, Flyglobespan, and Jet2.com.
British Airways is the UK’s flag carrier and they offer year-round economy fares on Edinburgh flights, with an extensive network of global routes to most of the major airports around the world. Travel using BA’s premium economy standard, World Traveller Plus, and get the best economy seats and more baggage allowance, and even check in online. Fly with World Traveler Plus and you can earn Tier points and travel mileage points for future discounts and free flights.