THE battle between Scotland's two busiest airports to attract a direct flight with China is intensifying as Edinburgh launches a project dedicated to bringing the coveted route to the capital.
MAJOR rail engineering works at the Winchburgh Tunnel remain "on schedule", Transport Minister Derek Mackay has said as he visited the site to mark the halfway point in the six week project.
CUTTING air passenger duty in Scotland would be unfair to travellers in the rest of the UK, according to a majority of MPs.
CRUNCH talks will be held on Tuesday between ScotRail bosses and train drivers' union, Aslef, in a bid to avert a second weekend of train cuts.
New car registrations in Scotland for June totalled 21,576 units.
BUSINESS leaders have claimed UK could lose up to £31 billion in trade by 2030 because of the failure to increase flights to China, Brazil, Russia, India.
FERRY services face major disruption again next week as crews strike for the second time in a fortnight.
Days of misery have ended for lorry drivers who languished in miles of queues in southern England following strike action in France by ferry workers.
SCOTLAND could end up with even fewer connections to an expanded Heathrow than it has now unless the Government reforms how it uses public subsidies to support domestic routes, the Airports Commission has warned.
TRADE union leaders have blasted the ScotRail operator over "shambolic" industrial relations which have forced a third of Sunday train services to be cancelled due to a lack of drivers.
A TECHNICAL glitch caused security delays for passengers passing through Edinburgh Airport today [Thu], just a week after a similar problem led some travellers to miss flights.
BUDGET airline easyJet is launching the first ever direct flights between Glasgow and Milan.
A SENIOR executive at Prestwick Airport is stepping down to pursue "new opportunities" after five and a half years in the post.
A THIRD of Sunday rail services will be withdrawn from this weekend as ScotRail struggles with a shortage of train drivers.