Scottish carrier Loganair has launched a new service between Aberdeen International Airport and Haugesund in Norway.
The first service took off on Monday 24 February and flights will operate all year round four times a week on a Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday.
Haugesund is the fourth route to Norway from Aberdeen including Oslo, Stavanger and Bergen. Aberdeen International Airport managing director Steve Szalay said: “We’re proud to welcome the new international Loganair route connecting the northeast of Scotland with Norway.
“The new route strengthens Aberdeen’s links with strategically and economically important regions, boosting the local economy and providing greater choice for holidaymakers.
“Haugesund has some stunning attractions including the Langfoss waterfall which was voted one of the top 10 most beautiful in the world.
“I had the pleasure of visiting Haugesund last year. It is such a beautiful spot with a lively and charming town centre. The locals I met were also keen to visit Aberdeen and see our wonderful local attractions
“We warmly welcome the service operated by Loganair and look forward to seeing our passengers take advantage of this stunning location.”
Loganair’s chief commercial officer, Kay Ryan added: “As an airport, a city and a gateway to some of our most popular routes, Aberdeen is very important to Loganair.
“The addition of Haugesund to our Aberdeen schedule opens up yet another European destination to passengers in the northeast and we look forward to helping them discover everything this stunning destination has to offer.”
Loganair currently operates over 1,000 flights every week with a fleet of 44 aircraft ranging from eight to 50 passenger seats.
It carries around 1.4 million passengers per year on its scheduled service network. Loganair is a codeshare partner of British Airways and has interline agreements with several airlines.