Showing the popularity of Cornwall across the UK, Cornwall Airport Newquay (CAN) has confirmed that Loganair will start four routes from summer 2020. Loganair, the fast-growing regional airline, will join the expanding network of airlines serving CAN.
Loganair will begin services from Newquay to Aberdeen (1 April), Newcastle (1 April), Norwich (3 April) and Glasgow (22 May). Glasgow and Norwich will be summer-seasonal at up to three- and four-weekly respectively. For the first time, Aberdeen and Newcastle will be year-round, both at four-weekly and up to daily in peak summer. Aberdeen will mainly operate via Newcastle, but it will be non-stop on Saturdays – when it becomes the longest non-stop service in the UK mainland. Loganair’s new Norwich service will see East Anglia reconnected to Cornwall for the first time since 2013, negating the need for a long overland journey.
Commenting on the announcement, Al Titterington, Managing Director at Cornwall Airport Newquay said: “We welcome Loganair as our newest airline partner at Cornwall Airport Newquay, expanding choice for residents and businesses within our catchment and further enhancing options to fulfil the ever growing inbound tourism demand. Offering more airline choice and more year-round destinations is key to our strategy and we are delighted that this latest announcement offers both of these.”
Also commenting on the new services, Jonathan Hinkles, Loganair’s Managing Director, said: “We’re excited to be working with Cornwall Airport Newquay and have been working for some time to develop these routes at just the right level. With more and more people holidaying in the UK, avoiding expensive Euro exchange rates or enjoying a staycation with friends and family, we’re confident that the routes will do well.”