Air Departure Tax: emergency landings and lost routes: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

FOI reference: FOI/18/01990
Date received: 24 July 2018 
Date responded: 20 August 2018
Information requested
  • A breakdown of all air craft emergency landings at Scottish airports from 2007-present including the reason for the landing, the air craft type and owner/airline, the departure and intended destination of the aircrafts and any immediate consequences that resulted from the emergency landings. 
  • A breakdown of all potential airline routes that were lost as a result of the Scottish Government announcing it would not go ahead with its planned policy of cutting Air Departure Tax.

The information you have requested that we hold is attached at Annex A.  To clarify the Scottish Government does not collate the data you have requested as standard.

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Central Enquiry Unit 
Phone: 0300 244 4000 
The Scottish Government 
St Andrews House 
Regent Road 
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