Nick Jones, chief executive of Newcastle International Airport.
Jane Imrie

Newcastle International Airport to resume scheduled flights from Monday

Newcastle International Airport has announced that scheduled flights will resume operating from June 1.

The airport has announced that from this coming Monday, flights will resume across a number of airlines following the disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

From Monday, Loganair will commence six flights per week to Aberdeen, and KLM will operate five weekly flights to Amsterdam.

In the second half of June, easyJet will commence up to four flights a week to Belfast, and Eastern Airways will operate up to six flights per week to Aberdeen and double-daily weekday flights to Southampton.

Loganair has confirmed it will add an additional six flights per week to Southampton and Air France up to five flights every week to Paris. Ryanair is also expected to commence two flights per week to Alicante.

Nick Jones, chief executive of Newcastle International Airport, commented: “This has been a very challenging period for aviation so it is pleasing that we are now taking cautious and carefully planned steps forward.

“We will continue to work with the government, our airlines and other business partners to ensure our customers and employees are as safe as possible.

“Aviation is critical to kick starting the economy so to have airlines ready to restore connectivity is positive news for both the Airport and the wider North East.”

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