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Old 7th Sep 2019, 11:09
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Originally Posted by jensdad
The photo on their facebook page looks very much like Bergen.
It looks like the same photo used on the Bergen page of the destination guide in Loganair’s website.

https://www.loganair.co.uk/destinati...guides/bergen/
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Old 7th Sep 2019, 18:03
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Loganair currently don't fly to Oslo Gardermoen or Sandefjord (70miles away though marketed by Ryanair as "Oslo Sandefjord")

They do serve Bergen currently from Edinburgh, Inverness & Manchester and seasonally from Sumburgh & Kirkwall.
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Old 7th Sep 2019, 23:07
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Interesting that they're launching two destinations but only one has been given the Newcastle Airport striptease act. Maybe the next one isn't quite as bonny!
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Old 8th Sep 2019, 07:29
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Originally Posted by jensdad
Interesting that they're launching two destinations but only one has been given the Newcastle Airport striptease act. Maybe the next one isn't quite as bonny!
Wish I understood that.
Must be a Geordie thing. Being long time married to one, I thought I knew all their strange customs. Obviously missed one. 😁
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Old 8th Sep 2019, 13:10
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Originally Posted by jensdad
Interesting that they're launching two destinations but only one has been given the Newcastle Airport striptease act. Maybe the next one isn't quite as bonny!
We will find out soon enough the 2nd destination. Can only surmise that you wouldn’t be excited or surprised by it. Makes me think it might be somewhere like LDY or SEN.

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Old 8th Sep 2019, 14:01
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I would say Bergen’s a definite, but the second eludes me. I know that originally Oslo was planned from NCL along with Bergen. However, Loganair pulling the ABZ-OSL route due to poor passenger numbers and competition with SAS makes me think otherwise. Nevertheless, I reckon Oslo’s the favourite.

Southend could be a serious contender. Can’t see Derry / Londonderry having much point. Not unless they can get a PSO out of it. Dublin would be more logical, with Ryanair cutting theirs in the winter. Cardiff, Exeter or Newquay would be 100/1 shots.
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Old 8th Sep 2019, 15:08
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Originally Posted by Rottweiler22
I would say Bergen’s a definite, but the second eludes me. I know that originally Oslo was planned from NCL along with Bergen. However, Loganair pulling the ABZ-OSL route due to poor passenger numbers and competition with SAS makes me think otherwise. Nevertheless, I reckon Oslo’s the favourite.

Southend could be a serious contender. Can’t see Derry / Londonderry having much point. Not unless they can get a PSO out of it. Dublin would be more logical, with Ryanair cutting theirs in the winter. Cardiff, Exeter or Newquay would be 100/1 shots.
Fingers crossed for Cardiff!!
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Old 8th Sep 2019, 19:09
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Southend makes sense
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Old 8th Sep 2019, 22:01
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... at 100/1, time to get your money out ladies and gentlemen!
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Old 9th Sep 2019, 08:52
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Loganair have announced the routes they are adding from NCL


Bergen

3 x Weekly from 26th April 2020 to 21 May 2020

LM506 NCL 08:30 BGO 11:05 ER3 7
LM506 NCL 09:55 BGO 12:35 ER3 24

LM507 BGO 11:40 NCL 12:15 ER3 7
LM507 BGO 13:05 NCL 13:40 ER3 24

4 x Weekly from 22nd May 2020

LM506 NCL 08:30 BGO 11:05 ER3 57
LM506 NCL 09:55 BGO 12:35 ER3 24

LM507 BGO 11:40 NCL 12:15 ER3 57
LM507 BGO 13:05 NCL 13:40 ER3 24

Guernsey

Weekly from 23rd May 2020

LM509 NCL 09:00 GCI 10:30 ER3 6
LM510 GCI 16:00 NCL 17:30 ER3 6

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Old 9th Sep 2019, 13:21
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So who predicted Guernsey? Interesting comment from LOG in the press release on the NIA website -
"We’re working on further developments of our services at Newcastle as well and hope to share further exciting news soon"
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Old 9th Sep 2019, 16:06
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I was wrong about the second destination not being very bonny, then! Great news about Guernsey. Will have to see how their fares compare to Flybe's via Southampton or Exeter, but nice to have a direct service to one of my favourite places in the British Isles.
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Old 9th Sep 2019, 19:26
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Good news with Loganair

maybe they will go after Flybe routes

Southampton
Cardiff
Jersey

wonder if they will try BHD ?
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Old 9th Sep 2019, 20:41
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They seem to have had mixed fortunes when they've deliberately gone head-to-head with flybe / Eastern. They won on the Northern Isles routes from Edinburgh etc, but they got chased off Teesside-Aberdeen. Belfast City might be a possibility. (Flybe don't do Jersey from Newcastle now btw)
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Originally Posted by jensdad
I was wrong about the second destination not being very bonny, then! Great news about Guernsey. Will have to see how their fares compare to Flybe's via Southampton or Exeter, but nice to have a direct service to one of my favourite places in the British Isles.
About £74.99 one way judging by their website for most Saturdays.
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Originally Posted by jensdad
They seem to have had mixed fortunes when they've deliberately gone head-to-head with flybe / Eastern. They won on the Northern Isles routes from Edinburgh etc, but they got chased off Teesside-Aberdeen. Belfast City might be a possibility. (Flybe don't do Jersey from Newcastle now btw)
The Teesside-Aberdeen was part of the chess game also involving the Shetland routes, an obvious attempt to force Eastern off those. Once they withdrew then the Teesside route came off - however I wouldn’t rule it out returning now they’re going head to head on other routes. There is a huge offshore market in the North East but they’re more price sensitive than before!
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Jet2 Winter 2020/21

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on sale now
TFS increases by 1x weekly
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Good to read that Loganair are looking to further develop their network from Newcastle, "with further exciting news soon".
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JULY STATISTICS FROM THE CAA

MAIN RISERS

Cancun......5796 + 45%
Krakow.....3238 +26%
Enfidha.....4623 +119%
Salzburg...1208 +11%
Nice............5288..+14%
Paris........14,739 +15%
Corfu......12,712..+24%
Heraklion..6793 + 8%
Skiathos...1572 +59%
Naples....4958...+49%
Pisa.........3039 +35%
Rome.....3230 +24%
Verona...3165 +10%
Faro.......24,553...+16%
Almeria.....3048...+24%
Palma....54,190....+9%
Stavanger....1444...+12%
Dalaman......23,829...+22%

Aberdeen .....1638....+6%
Jersey.........4749.....+10%
Southampton....10,819...+3%

MAIN FALLERS


Wroclaw........2794...- 8%
Orlando.......2905....- 32%
Brussels....1674....- 38%
Dubrovnik....3005...- 25%
Split............2274....-14%
Dusseldorf...3418....-5%
Kefallinia .....1391....-52%
Kos..............2717.....-32%
Salonica....1648....-15%
Santorini....1580....-13%
Zakinthos....8040....-8%
Dublin........19,319,,,,,-5%
Funchal......1721.....-5%
Mahon.........5993.....-31%
Malaga.....28,535....-4%
Reus.........9098.....-21%
Fuerteventura....4645.....-23%
Las Palmas.........4863.....- 31%
Tenerife...........16,645.....-17%
Geneva.........2891.....- 5%
Bodrum.........1381.....- 60%
Dubai.........21,888.....- 3%

Bristol........16,926...... - 3%
Cardiff..........514.......- 56%
Exeter........ 3879........- 11%
Heathrow....40,842.....-1%

Belfast ....24,250.....unchanged

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