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LONDON, United Kingdom— It may be an airport in Scotland, but it’s actually a huge logistics hub for Britain’s transport system.
The UK’s largest carrier, British Airways, has more than 1,000 employees at Lindos, where the terminal has become an increasingly vital hub.
The terminal is the heart of Britain’s airport system, and it’s now the destination for nearly 10 percent of British passengers.
British Airways has become the first major carrier to open its doors to Dublin, its first stop in Ireland.
Lindos Terminal is the hub of the airport system and the hub for British Airways.
“We’re excited to welcome more British passengers to Ireland in a few weeks,” said British Airways CEO David Brailsford.
London is the second largest economy in Europe and has a population of over 20 million people.
The airport system provides about a quarter of Britain “economic activity” in its capital.
Lindes airport is home to the airport and a number of other key sectors including the Royal Navy, the Royal Air Force, the British Embassy, the Foreign Office, the Civil Aviation Authority and the Department of Health and Social Care.
At Lindys terminal, British and Irish airports are also co-located.
On Thursday, British Prime Minister David Cameron said that British Airways has been a huge supporter of Irish airport development.
While it’s not yet clear what kind of business British Airways will be doing in Lindo, the company has said it’s looking to help create jobs in the city and in the north of Ireland.
“We will support Irish airport and regional development with investment in infrastructure, infrastructure upgrades and opportunities for business and investment,” said Brailsfield.
Britain’s Minister for Transport, Richard Benyon, also welcomed British Airways opening its doors in Linn.
“British Airways is delighted to welcome Linn to its family, and is looking forward to working closely with the city’s people, business and economy,” he said.
Meanwhile, the Government’s Northern Ireland Minister, Charlie Flanagan, welcomed the airport opening and said the airport has a “special place in the heart” of Northern Ireland.
He said the opening of Linn will bring jobs, new business, investment and tourism to the area.
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