First Aberdeen - Articles and news items

The first operator in Scotland launches contactless payments

Industry news  •  23 June 2017  •  Eurotransport

First Aberdeen has announced contactless payments for its services, making it the first bus operator in Scotland to deliver the innovation.

First Aberdeen welcomes 26 brand new micro-hybrid buses into fleet

Industry news  •  27 August 2014  •  First Group

First Aberdeen, the city’s leading bus operator, has unveiled 26 state of the art brand new buses, which are amongst the most fuel-efficient in the world…

Formula 1 technology to drive new buses at First Aberdeen

Industry news  •  21 July 2014  •  First Aberdeen

Local bus operator, First Aberdeen, said that passengers are set to benefit from brand new, state of the art buses from August which feature unique Formula 1 technology…

High-end bus service boosts passenger growth and satisfaction

Issue 2 2014  •  30 April 2014  •  Duncan Cameron, Director & General Manager, First Aberdeen

On 18 November 2013, First Aberdeen launched its brand new Platinum Service; described as the ‘future of bus travel’ and that it would ‘revolutionise’ local bus services. For Eurotransport, Duncan Cameron, Director and General Manager at First Aberdeen covers the benefits of operating a high-end bus service, details the changes that the vehicles were put through, and highlights the success so far of the new service…

Mobile phones are just the ticket for First customers

Industry news  •  11 March 2014  •  First Group

First Aberdeen and First Worcester to trial mobile ticketing…

New technology brings seat backs to life on First Aberdeen buses

Industry news  •  13 February 2014  •  First Group

Local bus operator, First Aberdeen, is thought to have become the first bus company in the world to bring its seatbacks to life using the latest ‘augmented reality’ technology.

First Aberdeen launches future of bus travel

Industry news  •  14 November 2013  •  First Group

In a blaze of glory First Aberdeen, unveiled the future of bus travel in the city, ‘Platinum’…

First Aberdeen announces £3.5 million investment in new buses

Industry news, News  •  7 May 2013  •  First Group

23 new vehicles, all fitted with free Wi-fi, to enter service in June…

Bus Engineer turns inventor and saves First Aberdeen thousands

Industry news, News  •  17 January 2013  •  First Group

First Aberdeen Engineer, Denis Noble, has saved the company thousands of pounds…

Makeover for First Aberdeen’s bus fleet

Industry news, News  •  13 June 2012  •  FirstGroup

First Aberdeen revealed that its entire bus fleet is set for a makeover as part of a wider ranging plan to invest in its services & improve bus travel for First Aberdeen customers…