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Loganair commences services to Durham Tees Valley and Aberdeen from Norwich Airport

LOGANAIR COMMENCES SERVICES BETWEEN ABERDEEN, DURHAM TEES VALLEY AND NORWICH 

Scotland’s Airline Loganair has officially reinstated air operations between Norwich and Durham Tees Valley Airport for the first time in two decades.

The regional airline is providing a six-day, direct service from East Anglia to England’s North East.

Passengers from Norwich will also be able to remain on the same aircraft during a brief stop at DTVA to fly onwards to Aberdeen, with both routes commencing on October 15.   The same-plane service will operate on six days per week (Sunday to Friday) and add Aberdeen to Loganair’s growing network of services from Norwich.

The new routes mark the beginning of Loganair’s presence in Durham Tees Valley and the airline has already committed to establishing an operating base out of the airport with the creation of 12 jobs.

However, Loganair already employs 25 staff including pilots, cabin crew and engineers in Norwich, providing regular flights to Edinburgh, Manchester and Jersey.

Customers travelling north will also have access to Loganair’s extensive network across Scotland’s Highland’s and Islands accessible from Aberdeen or it’s codeshare agreement with the airline’s sister company bmi Regional which provides routes to the Danish seaport of Esbjerg and Norway’s capital Oslo.

Kay Ryan, Loganair’s commercial director said: “It’s fantastic to commence services on these two routes, acting as an important gateway for the region’s energy sector.

“Our team has been working hard to build relationships with corporate and agency partners, which are essential to the long-term sustainability of the operation.

“For anyone looking to venture further north, the daily link to Norwich is by far the fastest way to travel between Aberdeen and the South East of England. Land transportation takes  up to five and a half hours or a number of different rail connections so we’d strongly encourage anyone in the business community with links to either destination to opt for aviation next time they are making the trip.”

The new services will be operated by a 34-seat Saab 340B aircraft. Flights from Norwich will depart at 16:00 (Sun-Fri), arriving in DTVA at 17:00 and then in Aberdeen at 18:20.   Flights will leave Aberdeen at 13:00 (Sun-Fri) and will leave DTVA at 14:20 for the one-hour flight south to Norwich.

Lead-in fares from Norwich to DTVA commence at £49.99 and £89.99 between Norwich and Aberdeen.

All Loganair fares include a complimentary 20kg checked baggage allowance and in-flight refreshments.  The airline also enables customers to pay by credit card without surcharge.   Bookings can be made directly via www.loganair.co.uk or via calling Loganair on 0344 800 2855.