Almost half of Scots one-year-olds have been on a flight, airline reveals

Almost half of Scottish children have been on a flight by their first birthday, according to an airline.

Figures from Emirates found 48% of one-year-olds in Scotland have travelled by plane.

It also found that one in four children have been to four countries by the time they start school.

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The research found parents like to travel with their children to create lasting memories (Steve Parsons/PA)

Parents said the main reasons they want to travel with their children is to create new memories as a family and to spend quality time together.

A total of 132 people took part in the survey in Scotland.

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