Published on October 31st, 2021 | by Alan Dwyer0
New Loganair Route for City of Derry Airport
Loganair has announced a new route connecting the City of Derry Airport with Edinburgh. The new route will start on 17th May 2022. Initially, the route will operate on Tuesday’s, Friday’s and Sunday’s, with additional services on Thursdays and Saturdays during the summer peak season. The 55 minute service will be operated by a 49 seat Embraer 145 aircraft.
Commenting on the new route, Loganair’s Chief Commercial Officer, Kay Ryan said, “Keeping people connected is a key driver for us and launching this route further strengthens our network across the UK while developing our partnerships with each airport. Offering greater choice, we now operate services from City of Derry to Edinburgh, Glasgow, London Stanstead and Liverpool, with further onward connections to the Highlands and Islands, benefiting business and leisure travellers alike.”
Also commenting was the Managing Director of City of Derry Airport, Steve Frazer who added, “We are delighted to welcome the Edinburgh route to the Loganair network from the City of Derry Airport. Improving connectivity is key to strengthening our frequency to key business routes in support of the North West’s regional development plans. We are experiencing a high demand for leisure, visiting friends and family and as tourism is growing element of our economy we see this as a great opportunity to connect both cities and regions. We look forward to also welcoming inbound visitors to the Walled City and to where the world-famous Causeway Coastal Route meets the breath-taking Wild Atlantic Way.”