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Old 28th Aug 2019, 15:54
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But rather easier into Dublin....
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Old 28th Aug 2019, 17:28
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Oh sorry muddled up there meant Dublin😂
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Old 23rd Oct 2019, 22:02
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So the PSO is due to start next week but still no word on who won the tender.

Flights beyond next week are still bookable to STN on the Loganair website, but surely we must have an announcement soon...!
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Old 29th Oct 2019, 08:27
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Its Loganair and to STN, PSO contract for another year
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Old 5th Nov 2019, 13:02
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According to the LCY W19 start of season report, Loganair have been given slots for a Dundee service 11x weekly starting from Feb 2020. https://www.acl-uk.org/wp-content/up...son-report.pdf
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Old 19th Dec 2019, 16:30
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"Flights between Dundee and London are set to shift to a new destination in the capital.

The Courier understands planes will take off and land at London City Airport, rather than London Stansted at present.

Services between the cities will continue to be operated by Loganair"

"Loganair said it would be increasing the size of plane on the route from a 33-seater to a 48-seater"

https://www.thecourier.co.uk/fp/news...mpression=true
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Old 19th Dec 2019, 19:30
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Its also being reported that Dundee-Belfast City will be annouced by Loganair tommorow as well.
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Old 19th Dec 2019, 21:10
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Good news. The Dundee/Angus/Perthshire/North Fife catchment is capable of sustaining more than just a London flight, in my opinion, time will tell I suppose. The old "use it or lose it".
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Old 19th Dec 2019, 22:49
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Where is this being reported? Would be great if true.
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Old 20th Dec 2019, 07:55
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Evening Telegraph are reporting it.
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Old 20th Dec 2019, 11:23
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Confirmed now by Loganair that London will move to LCY and they will start flights to BHD.

https://www.loganair.co.uk/our-story...dundee-airport
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Old 20th Dec 2019, 16:13
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BHD could be a shrewd move by Loganair, as the press release states, there a lot of Northern Irish students studying in Dundee.
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Old 20th Dec 2019, 17:53
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I really think this is great news for Dundee. LCY is a far better airport for business traffic and there are a huge number of NI students which hopefully should use the service to Belfast. Hopefully we'll see a reinstatement of the Amsterdam or Manchester service in the long term, but I don't think Loganair would be the right carrier unless there were connections - particularly for long haul.
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Old 20th Dec 2019, 18:07
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They interline with KLM so there shouldn't be a problem with them operating AMS in terms of connections, the real problem for them would be acquiring slots.
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Old 6th Jul 2020, 22:18
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Dundee - London City route


Loganair’s ATR 42-500 arriving from London City this evening.
Good to see the route getting underway again.
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Old 6th Jul 2020, 22:52
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BHD appears to be pushed back to October 25th.
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Old 7th Jul 2020, 07:58
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Dundee - Belfast City bookable from Friday 18 Sept 20.
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Old 7th Jul 2020, 12:01
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flew over my house last night (Balmullo) good to see this route back as used it a lot before.

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Old 7th Jul 2020, 17:37
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DND has had BHD before with flybe, but the prices were always pretty high way out of the reach of most students who made us of lower cost flights from GLA/EDI/PIK to Ireland. Hopefully Loganair can keep the costs low enough to make the route viable, same with LCY, although if that's business oriented it shouldn't be much of an issue.

I'd like to see AMS back again, Flybe were an absolute disgrace the way they dropped the route after so much faffing about with it. Loganair should have a serious look at the route as it was popular the last time and as things calm down with covid restrictions, they could make a success of it, especially if they can use it as a KLM feeder.
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Old 7th Jul 2020, 18:34
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BHD was still operated by Loganair wasn’t it just under the Flybe codeshare. AMS was scrapped for safety reasons to my knowledge - too many light aircraft flying around in what I believe was uncontrolled airspace and the Q400 was fairly big for DND. Not entirely Flybe’s fault and I don’t know how honest they would have been allowed to be in the circumstances.
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