This week marks a momentous occasion at City of Derry Airport as the airport team and Scottish airline, Loganair, celebrated 40 years since the inaugural commercial flight from City of Derry Airport to Glasgow back in 1979.
Today, 27th February 2019, Loganair’s new service between City of Derry Airport, (CoDA), and London Stansted commenced operations. The route runs twice daily on a 49-seater jet aircraft with an early morning departure each day that is particularly suited to business travellers and commuters from the North West region.
Following on from the positive news that Derry City and Strabane District Council has agreed to appoint Loganair to operate the London Stansted route from City of Derry Airport, Loganair has confirmed it will operate a new daily air service to Manchester.
Derry City and Strabane District Council has confirmed it has agreed to appoint Loganair to operate the London Stansted route from City of Derry Airport. Welcoming the announcement, the Mayor of Derry City and Strabane District Council Cllr John Boyle praised the efforts of officers from Council, the City of Derry Airport and the Department for Transport for their work and commitment throughout the week to secure a replacement airline.
Causeway Chamber will reveal their key priorities for 2020 at a President’s Business Lunch on 20th February from 12 noon to 2pm in the Royal Court Hotel, Portrush. Guest speaker, Sue Gray, Permanent Secretary, Department of Finance, will also be on hand to provide an insight into wider Programme for Government objectives.
Ryanair’s new bag policy will take effect as of tomorrow, Thursday 1st November 2018. The objective of the new bag policy is to cut check bag fees by introducing a lower cost check bag service and reduce the volume of free second gate bags which has been causing flight delays.
Flybmi and City of Derry Airport are delighted to be supporting local excellence in the travel trade. Mrs Emma McHugh, Manager of Letterkenny based travel agent, Atlantic Travel, has been selected as a finalist for “Travel Agency Manager of the Year” award at the Travel Trade Gazette (TTG) awards in London on September 17th.
City of Derry Airport has been ranked one of the top UK airports for providing service excellence for passengers with reduced mobility. The ranking comes as part of the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) annual report published this week. The report details the accessibility services offered by 30 UK airports, with City of Derry Airport listed as one of the top in the ‘Very Good’ category alongside Edinburgh and Liverpool.