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Derry to London Southend service takes flight 29.10.19

LOGANAIR’S new daily service from City of Derry Airport to London Southend Airport took to the skies for the first time on Sunday, 27th October. Mayor of Derry City & Strabane District Council, Councillor Michaela Boyle joined the festivities at the airport to mark the inaugural flight of the Public Service Obligation route to London Southend Airport, with cake, refreshments and special prize giveaways.
Loganair’s new daily service from Derry to London Southend took to the skies for the first time on Sunday, 27th October.
Airport Manager at City of Derry Airport, Mrs Charlene Shongo, commented: “We are absolutely delighted to be celebrating Loganair’s inaugural flight from City of Derry Airport to London Southend today. The new London Southend service offers our customers a minimum of 13 departures per week with fares starting from £39.99pp one way and flight times which are conveniently scheduled for a full working day at either destination.
London Southend Airport has been rated as the Best London Airport by Which Magazine for the sixth consecutive year, and we are confident it will provide a convenient and friendly passenger experience for our customers who commute to London on a regular basis. The benefits of travelling via London Southend include check-in and security queues that are 10 minutes or less and a maximum three minute walk from the departure lounge to any gate. There is also a direct train link to London City Centre, with a journey time of just over 50mins. Trains depart to London Liverpool Street ever 15mins”.
Mr Jonathan Hinkles, Loganair’s Managing Director said: “We’re delighted to connect City of Derry with Southend Airport. An extremely convenient entry point to London, Essex and the South East, the airport’s dedicated train station is only 100 steps from the terminal, whisking customers to Liverpool Street station in only 53 minutes. The route is ideal for business travellers, but it will also be popular with holidaymakers in both directions, eager to explore London and South East England as well as everything Northern Ireland’s North West has to offer.”
Flights to London Southend are on sale now via www.loganair.co.uk . For more information on this new daily service from City of Derry Airport to London Southend Airport, visit www.cityofderryairport.com .
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