Loganair announces new Scotland to Ireland routes for 2022


LOGANAIR has announced that, as of 2022, the carrier will be operating two new Irish routes.

First up was the news that the UK’s largest regional airline had added Inverness to Dublin flights as part of its Summer 2022 programme.

Those flights will recommence for the first time since before the pandemic, flying from May 27, 2022 up to four times per week with lead in fares of £65.99 from Inverness or €76.15 from Dublin.

“Loganair’s routes expansion and the increasing frequency of its services is a further indication the aviation industry is emerging from the pandemic and reacting positively to pent up demand,” Highlands and Islands Airport Limited Managing Director, Inglis Lyon, said. “It is especially pleasing to see Inverness and Dublin connecting once more and I am sure this popular route will see passengers take advantage of the leisure and business opportunities it presents.”

The airline also announced that it had has added a new route between Edinburgh and Derry, also starting next year.

The 55-minute service will begin on May 17, 2022, and will initially operate on Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays. Flights will be added to the carrier’s schedule on Thursdays and Saturdays during the peak summer months.

One-way fares on the route start from £53.99.

“This is very good news for passengers as we increase connectivity between Northern Ireland and Edinburgh as part of our move to strengthen our domestic schedule where we can,” Kate Sherry, Aviation Director at Edinburgh Airport said. “It’s important that we provide sustainable choice for passengers who need and want to travel whether that be for business or leisure, and we look forward to working with Loganair to identify further opportunities.”

Steve Fraser, Managing Director of City of Derry Airport, added: “We are delighted to welcome the Edinburgh route to the Loganair network from City of Derry Airport. Improving connectivity is key to strengthening our frequency to key business routes in support of the North West’s regional development plans.

“We are experiencing a high demand for leisure, visiting friends and family and as tourism is growing element of our economy we see this as a great opportunity to connect both cities and regions. We look forward to also welcoming inbound visitors to the Walled City and to where the world-famous Causeway Coastal Route meets the breath-taking Wild Atlantic Way.”