Aer Lingus are awaiting the a decision by the European Commission to start operation from Edinburgh to London Heathrow. The airline are hoping to take over the routes from BMI who was bought this year by IAG, the owner of British Airways. Also competitng for the routes are Virgin Atlantic who also hope to operate from Aberdeen.
Irish airline Aer Lingus expects to get a progress report next week on its application to take over former BMI routes between Edinburgh and Heathrow after announcing a 30 per cent jump in operating profits for the first nine months of the year.
More detail from The Scotsman
Aer Lingus already fly from Edinburgh and London Heathrow to Dublin and Cork