Loganair adds 2 new international routes from Edinburgh, increases domestic services

Dec 16, 2019

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Loganair announced on Monday that it’ll add two new routes from its base at Edinburgh Airport (EDI) as well as increasing domestic services from its Glasgow (GLA) base. Passengers will soon be able to fly direct from Edinburgh to Esbjerg, Denmark (EBJ) and Hannover, Germany (HAJ). Meanwhile, there will be additional services from Glasgow to Benbecula (BEB) in the Outer Hebrides, increasing seat capacity by a third.

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Flights to Hannover — home to the second-largest Oktoberfest in the world — will operate five times weekly and start 17 April 2020. The schedule will operate as follows:

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays:

  • LM0383 Edinburgh (EDI) 9:20 a.m. Departure ⇒ Hannover (HAJ) 11:10 a.m. Arrival
  • LM0384 Hannover (HAJ) 11:45 a.m. Departure ⇒ Edinburgh (EDI) 1:45 p.m. Arrival

Sundays:

  • LM0383 Edinburgh (EDI) 8:30 a.m. Departure ⇒ Hannover (HAJ) 10:20 a.m. Arrival
  • LM0384 Hannover (HAJ) 10:55 a.m. Departure ⇒ Edinburgh (EDI) 12:55 p.m. Arrival

Saturdays (from June 13 June to 26 September):

  • LM0383 Edinburgh (EDI) 1:30 p.m. Departure ⇒ Hannover (HAJ) 3:20 p.m. Arrival
  • LM0384 Hannover (HAJ) 3:55 p.m. Departure ⇒ Edinburgh (EDI) 5:55 p.m. Arrival

Flights to Esbjerg will be less frequent, with three weekly flights on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays. The city is already served by the airline from Aberdeen (ABZ). The first flight will be 7 May 2020 and the schedule is planned as follows:

Tuesdays and Thursdays:

  • LM0387 Edinburgh (EDI) 9:50 a.m. Departure ⇒ Esbjerg (EBJ) 11:20 a.m. Arrival
  • LM0388 Esbjerg (EBJ) 12:00 p.m. Departure ⇒ Edinburgh (EDI) 1:30 p.m. Arrival

Sundays:

  • LM0387 Edinburgh (EDI) 1:35 p.m. Departure ⇒ Esbjerg (EBJ) 3:05 a.m. Arrival
  • LM0388 Esbjerg (EBJ) 3:40 p.m. Departure ⇒ Edinburgh (EDI) 5:10 p.m. Arrival

The airline also plans to boost its domestic connections with flights from Glasgow to Benbecula, which will be operated by an Embraer regional jet. The added frequencies are set to boost tourism and are set to begin in February 2020. Tickets on all new routes are now available to purchase.

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