New service takes off from Aberdeen Airport

Greig White and Steve Szalay

AN airline today introduced a new route from Aberdeen to Norway.

Passengers can now travel from Aberdeen International Airport to Haugesund with flight operator Loganair.

The service will operate all year round four times a week on a Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday.

It is the fourth route to Norway from Aberdeen including Oslo, Stavanger and Bergen.

Steve Szalay, Aberdeen International Airport managing director said: “We’re proud to welcome the new international Loganair route connecting the north east of Scotland with Norway.

“The new route strengthens Aberdeen International Airport’s links with strategically and economically important regions, boosting the local economy and providing greater choice for holidaymakers.

“I had the pleasure of visiting Haugesund last year. It is such a beautiful spot with a lively and charming town centre.  The locals I met were also keen to visit Aberdeen and see our wonderful local attractions

“We warmly welcome the service operated by Loganair and look forward to seeing our passengers take advantage of this stunning location.”

Kay Ryan, Loganair’s chief commercial officer, said: “As an airport, a city and a gateway to some of our most popular routes, Aberdeen is very important to Loganair. 

“The addition of Haugesund to our Aberdeen schedule opens up yet another European destination to passengers in the North East and we look forward to helping them discover everything this stunning destination has to offer.”

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