Loganair launches Aberdeen from Teesside
Loganair began Teesside to Aberdeen on 1 February.
The 304-kilometre service currently operates six-weekly (no Saturday service) using the 49-seat Embraer 145.
Frequency will increase to 10-weekly from the start of the summer season, with the schedules timed for a day trip Monday to Thursday in both directions.
Eastern Airways has operated the route for years and had nearly 32,000 seats at its peak. It competes directly with Loganair and currently has a six-weekly offering using 50-seat Embraer 145s. It’ll rise to 10-weekly from the start of summer using Jetstream 41s, its website shows.
Most replace Eastern Airways, while Jersey was a long-standing flybe route.
Ben Houchen, Tees Valley Mayor, said: “The Aberdeen connection from Teesside is one of our airport’s flagship routes and remains a vital connection for our businesses and key workers, including those going offshore, and who still have to travel despite coronavirus restrictions being in place.
“More than that, though, these new departures represent the new start of our long-term partnership with Loganair, who have returned to the airport after more than two years. It’s brilliant to have them back on board and we look forward to working with them more closely in the months and years to come.”