Highland and Islands Airports Limited (HIAL) is a public corporation wholly owned by the Scottish Ministers. The company operates and manages 11 Airports at Barra, Benbecula, Campbeltown, Dundee, Islay, Inverness, Kirkwall, Stornoway, Sumburgh, Tiree and Wick. HIAL’s airports are vital to the social and economic welfare of the areas they serve, but are loss making, and are supported by subsidies from the Scottish Government in accordance with Section 34 of the Civil Aviation Act 1982.
HIAL is a private limited company wholly owned by Scottish Ministers. HIAL receives subsidies from the Scottish Government in accordance with Section 34 of the Civil Aviation Act 1982, and is sponsored by the Scottish Government’s Transport Directorate. HIAL’s Board of Directors is accountable to the Scottish Ministers. The Board operates under its Members Code of Conduct, which is derived from the Model Code produced by the Standards Commission of Scotland, together with recognition of other published corporate governance guidelines.