Saturday, 22 March 2008
Glasgow Prestwick Airport staff celebrate St Patrick’s Day
WORKERS at Glasgow Prestwick Airport got into the spirit of St Patrick’s Day on Monday 17 March by dressing up in the hope of winning flights to the Emerald Isle.
More than 40 flights now leave the airport every week bound for six popular Irish destinations – Dublin, Belfast, Cork, Shannon, Derry are served by Ryanair and Donegal by Aer Arann.
Both airlines donated flight tickets as prizes for the best dressed personnel, and the winners were –
Andrea Rae : Information Desk : Cork
Carrie Paterson : Ticket Desk : Belfast
Ian Harding : Security : Donegal
Martha Harvey : Sercon (cleaners) : Shannon
Sharon Smith : SSP (Yates’s Bar) : Derry
Glasgow Prestwick Airport is located 32 miles south of Glasgow City Centre and celebrated its 70th birthday in 2005.
The airport currently handles approximately 2.5 million passengers per year and offers more than 30 scheduled services to European destinations, as well as charter flights to popular holiday spots. Glasgow Prestwick has excellent road and rail links to the rest of Scotland.
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