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Manchester flight takes off from Derry 27.05.18

CITY of Derry Airport celebrates as Loganair’s inaugural flight to Manchester took off on Friday, 24th May. The new daily service is available from just £39.99pp one way and brings fantastic news for the North West as it provides direct connectivity to one of the main hubs in the North of England and creates onward connectivity to an abundance of international destinations.
Mayor Michaela Boyle with Charlene Shongo, City of Derry Airport manager, at the launch of the Loganair Manchester inaugural flight from City of Derry Airport. Included on left are Clive Coleman, contracts director, Loganair, Paul McElwee, Loganair cabin crew and on right, Arlene Lowry, cabin crew and Capt. Stephen Devenney, pilot.
Kay Ryan, Commercial Director at Loganair commented: “We are delighted to be starting our third route from City of Derry Airport now flying to Manchester daily with fares starting from as a little as £39.99. Forward bookings are very encouraging and it’s great to see customers taking advantage of this new route for visits to the north west and also being able to make those vital onwards connections with our interline partners, Emirates and Qatar Airways.”
Charlene Shongo, Airport Manager at City of Derry Airport, stated: “We are absolutely delighted to be celebrating Loganair inaugural flight to Manchester. This is excellent news for the airport and our customers as Loganair’s new daily service to Manchester, on top of their existing services to London Stansted and Glasgow International, is evidence of the airlines commitment to maintain frequent, conveniently scheduled air services from City of Derry Airport. This is a very welcome boost for both the Airport and the wider North West region. A direct air link with Manchester is important for the economic development of the region."
For more information on Loganair’s new daily Manchester service now in operation at City of Derry Airport, visit www.cityofderryairport.com .
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