Loganair is a Scottish regional airline, serving over 40 destinations across 12 countries. The airline offers travellers a wide route network attracting business and leisure. Founded in 1962 in Glasgow, it has flown under franchise agreements with both British Airways and the now defunct airline Flybe. It then began flying under its own brand from 1st September 2017. Six of the Scottish routes served by Loganair are supported by external funding. The routes, namely Glasgow to Barra, Campbeltown, Tiree, Stornoway to Benbecula, Dundee to Stansted and the Inter Orkney Isles, are designated Public Service Obligation (PSO) routes.
The airline's main hub is at Glasgow Airport (GLA) and secondary hubs Aberdeen Airport (ABZ), City of Derry Airport (LDY), East Midlands Airport (EMA), Edinburgh Airport (EDI), Inverness Airport (INV), Kirkwall Airport (KOI), Norwich Airport (NWI) and Newcastle Airport (NCL).
A PSO, one of only two state aid mechanisms within EU legislation for air services, is imposed on routes that are not commercially viable and are essential to counter the remoteness of the regions. In February 2019, it was announced that the airline will launch three new routes from London Southend to Aberdeen, Glasgow and Stornaway. After Flybe axed its service from Southend to Glasgow, the new routes will be a welcome addition.
Check out our guide to domestic flights in the UK, for a full airline guide and FAQs.
Loganair as of November 2019 flies to 21 domestic destinations as well as 21 international destinations in 11 countries with 3 destinations to be added in 2020.
|AIRPORT||CITY AND COUNTRY|
|Brussels Airport (BRU)||Brussels, Belgium|
|Esbjerg Airport (EBJ)||Esbjerg, Denmark|
|Bristol Airport (BRS)||Bristol, England|
|Carlisle Lake District Airport (CAX) (Secondary Hub)||Carlisle, England|
|Humberside Airport (HUY) (Seasonal)||Kingston Upon Hull, England|
|London Southend Airport (SEN)||London, England|
|London Stansted Airport (STN)||London, England|
|Manchester Airport (MAN)||Manchester, England|
|Newcastle Airport(NCL) (Secondary Hub)||Newcastle upon Tyne, England|
|Newquay Airport (NQY) begins 1st April 2020||Newquay, England|
|Norwich Airport(NWI) (Secondary Hub)||Norwich, England|
|Dusseldorf Airport (DUS)||Dusseldorf, Germany|
|Guernsey Airport (GCI)(Seasonal)||Guernsey, Guernsey|
|Isle of Man Airport (IOM)||Isle of Man, Isle of Man|
|Jersey Airport (JER) (Seasonal)||Jersey, Jersey|
|Belfast City Airport(BHD)||Belfast, Northern Island|
|Derry Airport (LDY)(Secondary Hub)||Derry, Northern Island|
|Bergen Airport (BGO)||Bergen, Norway|
|Haugesund Airport, Karmøy (HAU)||Haugesund, Norway|
|Stavanger Airport (SVG)||Stavanger, Norway|
|Dublin Airport (DUB)||Dublin, Republic of Ireland|
|Donegal Airport (CFN)||Donegal, Republic of Ireland|
|Cardiff Airport (CWL)||Cardiff, Wales|
|AIRPORT||CITY AND COUNTRY|
|Aberdeen Airport (ABZ)||Aberdeen, Scotland|
|Barra Airport (BRR)||Barra, Scotland|
|Benbecula Airport (BEB)||Benbecula, Scotland|
|Campbeltown Airport (CAL)||Campbeltown, Scotland|
|Dundee Airport (DND)||Dundee, Scotland|
|Eday Airport (EOI)||Eday, Scotland|
|Edinburgh Airport(EDI)||Edinburgh, Scotland|
|Fair Isle Airport (FIE)||Fair Isle, Scotland|
|Glasgow Airport (GLW)||Glasgow, Scotland|
|Inverness Airport (INV)||Inverness, Scotland|
|Islay Airport (ILY)||Islay, Scotland|
|Kirkwall Airport (KOI)||Kirkwall, Scotland|
|North Ronaldsay Airport(NRL)||North Ronaldsay, Scotland|
|Papa Westray Airport(PPW)||Papa Westray, Scotland|
|Sanday Airport (NDY)||Sanday, Scotland|
|Sumburgh Airport (LSI)||Sumburgh, Scotland|
|Stornoway Airport (SYY)||Stornoway, Scotland|
|Stronsay Airport (SOY)||Stronsay, Scotland|
|Tiree Airport (TRE)||Tiree, Scotland|
|Westray Airport (WRY)||Westray, Scotland|
|Wick Airport (WIC)||Wick, Scotland|
Checked baggage on Loganair is dependent on the fare category that is purchased. Passengers purchased Fly Flex+ can carry up to 30kg in total but up to 25kg per piece free of charge and Fly Flex passengers can carry up to 23kg in a single bag free of charge. Fly customers will only get a free baggage allowance of up to 15kg. If you have baggage in excess of your free allowance, it will only be accepted if space is available at a charge of a small fee. The maximum any 1 bag at 25kgs. Any additional pieces of luggage will be charged at £10. Charges may vary and will be applied at the prevailing rate when payment is made.
The cabin luggage must be labelled at check-in, weigh under 6 kilos, and not exceed dimensions of 40cm x 35cm x 18cm. Fly Flex + passengers can carry one 6kg carry-on baggage and two personal items. Fly and Fly Flex passengers receive one carry-on baggage and a personal item.
Any item exceeding the limits above must be transported as checked baggage.
You can check-in online using this Loganair website and inputting in your surname and booking reference. Passengers are advised to check-in online as it'd save time queuing at the airport.
For flights departing from Scottish Highlands and Islands, Check-in opens 1 hour before departure and closes 30 minutes prior to departure. For flights from London, check-in opens 2 hours before departure and closes 45 minutes before departure. For all other UK domestic departures & Donegal, check-in opens 2 hours before departure and closes 30 minutes prior to departure.
Economy class is currently the only class provided on this airline’s planes. Passengers onboard economy class are served by the friendly and attentive crew in traditional Scottish attire. Onboard most flights where the flight is long enough, passengers will receive a complimentary inclusive onboard dining and drinking service, which includes soft drinks, tea, coffee and snacks. There is no In-inflight entertainment system however you can stay entertained by reading Longanair's in-flight magazine, the FlightFLOG. There's also no Wi-Fi connectivity onboard.
In economy class, passengers can choose to purchase their seat selection (unless on a Fly Flex or Fly Flex + where this is included free of charge) to be able to choose where they sit on the plane. The seats a comfortable with a good amount of legroom.
Although there is no specific cabin for business class, many business passengers choose to fly with Loganair as it meets their business needs. The set up of the airline’s schedule means that most of them have weekday day returns, meaning you can commute to work in the morning and return home the very same day. The Fly Flex and Fly Flex + fares allow passengers with hectic schedules more flexibility. If you arrive at the airport early, you may be able to hop on an earlier flight if there is the availability to be able to get home earlier. In addition, the Fly Flex + fare allows you to change your flight with no additional costs from the airline.
Fly Flex + not only gives full flexibility to change your flight when you want, without any additional cost, but it also puts you in the fast-lane by adding fast-track security and airport lounge access. So you can put your feet up, relax and enjoy the Wi-Fi, cakes and coffee!
The seats in Business class are full of comfort, you can easily stretch those legs.
As of October 2019, Loganair has a fleet of 39 aircraft:
Loganair is launching their frequent flyer programme, Clan Loganair, which will allow passengers to earn Clan points which you can redeem against a Clan Reward flight.
Loganair also offers in the event of a death in your immediate family, an unexpected critical medical situation, or the need to visit an immediate family member receiving treatment as an in-patient in a mainland hospital or hospice, you may find that you need to arrange urgent air travel at short notice, and thus do not have the time to qualify for an advance purchase discounted fare.
To be eligible for Compassionate Fares and Compassionate Flexibility, Loganair will consider an event of recent bereavement to an Immediate Family member, an Immediate Family member suffering a recent, unexpected critical medical situation, or an Immediate Family member attending a hospital or hospice as an in-patient.
Loganair is not part of any airlines alliance at this current time.
Glasgow Airport (GLA) also known as Glasgow International Airport and formerly Abbotsinch Airport is an international airport based in Glasgow, Scotland. 2017 saw the airport handle nearly 9.9 million passengers, meaning it is now the second-busiest airport in Scotland after Edinburgh and the eighth busiest in the UK.
This airport is also the base for airlines such as Jet2, Thomas Cook Airlines and TUI Airways. Other airlines also use this airport, though often with seasonal use, such as WestJet, Lufthansa, Air Canada Rouge and KLM.
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1st November 2019
The airline has announced six routes in early 2020 including Glasgow to Cardiff, Aberdeen to Haugesund, Aberdeen to East Midlands, Aberdeen to Brussels, Newcastle to Bergen, Newcastle to Guernsey.
3rd October 2019
Loganair will start services from Newquay to Aberdeen and Newcastle from the 1st April, Norwich from the 3rd April and Glasgow from 22nd May. Glasgow and Norwich will be summer-seasonal at up to three and four weekly. Aberdeen and Newcastle will be year-round, both at four-weekly and up to daily in peak summer.
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