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World duty free store launch – 40 + new jobs at Edinburgh Airport

Posted: 18th November 2015

Edinburgh Airport has today welcomed the official launch of the new World Duty Free store – which has delivered 44 new jobs.

Commenting Edinburgh Airport Chief Executive Gordon Dewar said:

“This fantastic World Duty Free store doubling in size is a great example of how we have listened to our passengers and have delivered greater choice to improve the constantly evolving Edinburgh Airport experience.

“The creation of 44 new jobs at this store and the development of the whisky and beauty brands shows that World Duty Free recognises the ambition that Edinburgh Airport has for greater growth.

“Edinburgh Airport is going from strength to strength – with more airlines and a greater choice of routes and destinations than ever before – and we are well on course to make 2015 our busiest year ever.”

Fred Creighton, Director of Retail Operations for World Duty Free, said:

“Edinburgh Airport is one of the UK’s most successful and vibrant airports and is an important part of our business.  We’ve enjoyed working in close partnership with the airport team to create this new store, which delivers a very different shopping experience, along with a variety of new brands that our customers most want to see.”

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