Loganair bolsters commitment to North East with Newcastle United partnership
Regional airline Loganair has confirmed its commitment to the North East region with the a new partnership with Premier League club Newcastle United.
The partnership will see Loganair advertising at live televised Premier League games from January 18.
Loganair has also announced that to celebrate the partnership, customers booking flights from Newcastle between January 9 and February 29 will be entered into a competition to win one of four signed Newcastle United home shirts.
Kay Ryan, chief commercial officer at Loganair, commented: “We are delighted to announce our partnership with Newcastle United. Travellers from the North East can now fly from Newcastle to Norway as well as other destinations in Belgium, Cornwall and the Channel Islands.
Dale Aitchison, head of commercial at Newcastle United FC, added: “We are delighted to welcome Loganair, the UK’s fastest growing airline, onboard as our newest Associate Partner.
“Loganair is not only showing a huge commitment to Newcastle United but the North East region as a whole and we look forward to working closely with the team to raise awareness of the routes from Newcastle Airport.”
The news comes in the same week that the airline announced the introduction of a larger aircraft on its Newcastle to Aberdeen route.
Kay continued: “Earlier this week we were pleased to announce increased capacity on our popular Aberdeen to Newcastle route, improving links between North East Scotland and the North East of England.
“We look forward to discussing how we can further collaborate with Newcastle United later in the year.”
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