Aberdeen, UK, 2020-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — A new service is set to take-off from today (February 24) to Haugesund, operated by Loganair at Aberdeen International Airport.
From Monday 24th February, flights will operate all year round four times a week on a Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday.
The lively city on Norway’s beautiful west coast is the perfect base to explore mountains, fjords and waterfalls.
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.
“Haugesund has some stunning attractions including the Langfoss waterfall which was voted one of the top 10 most beautiful in the world.
“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.”
Aberdeen International Airport
Aberdeen International Airport is the north-east of Scotland’s major transport hub and is a vital economic driver for the region, contributing more than £110 million a year to the local economy. It is the gateway to Europe’s energy capital and is Europe’s busiest commercial heliport. Aberdeen International Airport supports 3,400 jobs across the north-east of Scotland.
With 20 airlines serving 40 destinations, the airport handled 3.1 million passengers in 2018. It is nearing the completion of the largest investment programme in its history. The airport’s £20 million terminal transformation programme has resulted in a 50% increase in the size of the terminal building and with it, a comprehensive transformation of current passenger facilities.
Source: Aberdeen International Airport