HIAL launches five year Gaelic Language Plan

Stornoway Airport SGD12031
Stornoway Airport SGD12031

Regional airports group HIAL has launched a new five year Gaelic Language Plan.

In common with other public authorities, HIAL is required by the Scottish Government to produce a Gaelic Language Plan under the terms of the Gaelic Language (Scotland) Act 2005.

The approved Plan outlines a series of measures by HIAL to support and promote the Gaelic Language and culture, in line with the aspirations and objectives set out in the National Gaelic Language Plan.

Proposals include the creation of a bilingual HIAL logo, increased use of Gaelic in airport signage, terminal information screens and online, Gaelic awareness training for frontline staff, and the appointment of Gaelic language ambassadors.

The plan has been produced following an extensive consultation with staff and stakeholders, and has been approved by national Gaelic agency Bòrd na Gàidhlig.