increasing seat capacity by 21%.
Just four months since launching services between Newcastle and Aberdeen, Scotland’s Airline Loganair
has today announced that it will be introducing a larger aircraft on the route. From 13 January, a 49-seat
Embraer 145 jet aircraft will take over morning and evening services on the route, increasing seat capacity
by 21% and ensuring that more customers can get a seat on their preferred flight.
Loganair launched Newcastle-Aberdeen services on 1 September 2019 and the latest data published by
the UK Civil Aviation Authority shows that passenger numbers have increased by over 200% since
Loganair’s arrival, confirming the airline’s belief that more customers would use a reliable service.
A majority of customers on the route are now choosing to fly with Loganair, and CAA punctuality data for
October 2019 (the latest available) shows that the rival airline’s flights between Newcastle and Aberdeen
were nearly five times more likely to be cancelled than Loganair services.
Commenting on the latest development, Loganair’s Chief Commercial Officer Kay Ryan said:
“We are delighted customers have responded so positively to our service between Newcastle and Aberdeen.
It’s clear that passengers really value the Loganair product, in particular our frequent flyer programme