Donald Trump may be gearing up to escape to Scotland as his successor prepares to take office
Sources from a Scottish airport have said that an aircraft which is occasionally used by the President of the United States is scheduled to arrive later this month.
The Sunday Post reported that Prestwick airport has been told to expect the arrival of a US military Boeing 757 aircraft, that is sometimes used by the current US President Donald Trump, on January 19, which is the day before Joe Biden takes charge at the White House.
US media has reported that Trump will break with tradition and snub the inauguration of President Joe Biden on January 20, instead announcing a re-election bid on Air Force One.
The anonymous source at Prestwick airport, said: “There is a booking for an American military version of the Boeing 757 on January 19, the day before the inauguration.
"That’s one that’s normally used by the Vice-President but often used by the First Lady.
"Presidential flights tend to get booked far in advance, because of the work that has to be done around it.”
Airport sources said surveillance planes appeared to lay the groundwork for Trump’s arrival in November, last year.
The White House has downplayed the speculations that the current President will be travelling to Scotland on January 19, Judd Deere, the deputy White House press secretary, told Fox News: "Anonymous sources who claim to know what the President is or is not considering have no idea.
"When President Trump has an announcement about his plans for January 20, he will let you know."