British Airways and Loganair have further expanded their codeshare agreement to cover more flights across the UK.
The agreement between the two carriers will give BA customers access to a further 18 Loganair domestic routes, bringing the total available via codeshare to 38.
Additions include the Scottish carrier’s routes from Aberdeen to Belfast City, Birmingham, Bristol, Manchester and Southampton, as well as Derry City to Stansted and Liverpool, and Exeter to Edinburgh, Glasgow and Newcastle.
Other new codeshare routes are: Isle of Man to Birmingham, Edinburgh and Manchester, Cornwall Newquay Airport to Manchester, Inverness to Birmingham, Norwich to Aberdeen and Edinburgh, and Teesside to Southampton.
Loganair chief executive Jonathan Hinkles said the codeshare expansion with BA came as the airline celebrated its 60th anniversary.and anniversary and was “great news for connectivity to and from parts of the UK”.
“The development cements what we believe is the longest standing relationship between two British airlines, and it’s a partnership that will continue to benefit customers across the UK,” Hinkles added.
BA passengers flying to Manchester from Aberdeen and the Isle of Man will also be able to connect to the airline’s codeshare flights with other carriers to long-haul destinations such as New York, Barbados and Orlando.
Neil Chernoff, BA’s Director of Network and Alliances, added: “This will create better connectivity and give our customers more choice between UK regions and destinations around the world through our extensive network of global routes. and extended regional services from Loganair.”