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New Route Launched from City of Derry Airport to Glasgow International

As City of Derry Airport (CoDA) celebrated the launch of Ryanairs new service to GLASGOW INTERNATIONAL departing passengers received a real Scottish treat with highland dancers and a piper from Walled City Tattoo providing entertainment in the departure lounge.  Scottish products were also available for those travelling including Tunnock’s Milk Chocolate Tea Cakes, Carmel wafer biscuits, Walkers shortbread and of course the very famous Barr Irn Bru.

Picture Martin McKeown.


CoDA is delighted with the news of its NEW Glasgow International Service, speaking earlier today, Commercial & Marketing Manager, Charlene Shongo stated:  “This is fantastic news for the airport and travelers in the North West.  The new service direct to Glasgow International offers our customers an extremely convenient alternative to Prestwick as Ryanair will now fly you directly into the heart of Scotland – Glasgow International”.  Charlene added “Glasgow is Scotland’s largest city and is renowned for its culture, style and the friendliness of its people.  Glasgow offers a blend of vibrant nightlife, fantastic shopping and a diverse array of restaurants and bars.  A vibrant and energetic city, Glasgow enjoys a year-round buzz with an arts scene that regularly produces cutting-edge productions and attracts high-profile exhibitions – there is certainly something for everyone in Glasgow.  It is the perfect destinations and I would encourage everyone to visit”.

Ryanairs low cost fares to Glasgow International commenced on Sunday 26th October and are available for sale online via the Ryanair Website – Prices starting from £14.99* each way (price includes taxes and charges).

Regional & City Airport’s Contracts Director, Clive Coleman, outlined that “CoDA encourages all travellers within the local catchment to think about flight options from their local airport when making future travel arrangements”.  He emphasised that air passengers must “Think Local and Book CoDA”.  Clive added:  “We have fantastic facilities on our doorstep and it is essential everyone takes advantage of their local airport for their travel to England and Scotland.  Approximately 400,000 passengers travelled to and from CoDA in 2013 and we look forward to continuing to serve the people in our area”.

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*prices correct at time of print.