FLYBE/LOGANAIR TAKE OVER DONEGAL/DUBLIN ROUTE

first_imgFlying start for new Donegal services Flybe’s new air services from Donegal, operated by its franchise partner Loganair, take to the skies in Donegal today (Thursday 3 November) as the airline assumes operation of services to both Dublin and Glasgow.With two return flights per day on the Dublin route and prices starting from €31.49 one way, the conveniently timed flights allow both Donegal and Dublin-based passengers the opportunity to travel out and back in one day.  In addition, a baggage allowance of one checked bag of up to 20kgs is included in all Donegal-Dublin fares, together with complimentary in-flight refreshments.The airline is also launching its newest international route from Donegal to the Scottish city of Glasgow, with between three and five return flights per week.From Summer 2012, the airline plans to enhance passenger choice from Glasgow with daily onward connections throughout Flybe’s UK domestic and European networks.  Fares to Glasgow start at €55.49, inclusive, one way.Loganair’s Chief Operating Officer Jonathan Hinkles said: “Donegal is a key marketplace for us and we’re thrilled to be taking over these two new services.“In the run up to this launch, we have seen dozens of new bookings being made each day and it’s clear that Donegal businesses and residents are keen to secure the very best deals when travelling to Dublin and Glasgow“I’m confident that we have the right mix of competitive fares, fantastic customer service and onward connections across the UK and Europe that will prove popular, and we very much look forward to serving Donegal for years to come.”Welcoming the new carrier, Anne Bonner, Managing Director of Donegal Airport, said: “We are looking forward to working with the Loganair team to continue to provide flights to Dublin and Glasgow over the next three years.“Loganair is a long established airline and we have no doubt it will deliver a good, reliable service to its Donegal customers.”The link to Glasgow will also provide new connections from Donegal, facilitating links to Flybe and Loganair’s extensive network of UK and Highlands & Islands services; British Airways onward flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow, Gatwick and City; and Emirates Airline’s daily service from Glasgow to its Dubai worldwide hub.Loganair’s franchise agreement with Flybe also provides access to a wide range of connecting flights from Dublin through Flybe’sinterline agreements with other airlines. Through-bookings and onward connections are available from Donegal via Dublin with a variety of carriers including Air France to Paris CDG and London City; and Etihad to its gateway airport at Abu Dhabi.Loganair operates an extensive network of services throughout the Highlands and Islands of Scotland and beyond, carrying over half a million passengers each year with a fleet of 20 aircraft. UK Civil Aviation Authority figures show that the airline has an exemplary punctuality record, achieving the distinction of providing the UK’s most punctual domestic air route (between Dundee and Birmingham) for the second consecutive year. Loganair also achieved 86.4% of flights on time in 2010, significantly ahead of the industry average of 80.7%. All services are bookable via www.flybe.com, via the Flybe call centre on 1-890-925-532 in Ireland or 0871 700 2000 in the UK, or via Donegal Airport ticket desk on 074 9548284.FLYBE/LOGANAIR TAKE OVER DONEGAL/DUBLIN ROUTE was last modified: November 3rd, 2011 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more

GAA NEWS: MCHUGH AND MURPHY INCLUDED IN HOGANSTAND TEAM OF THE WEEK

first_imgDonegal duo Ryan McHugh and Michael Murphy have been included in Hoganstand’s team of the week.The Donegal stars helped their county overcome a flat Down team in the first round of the Allianz League Division 1 clash at Pairc Esler on Saturday night, by 17pts.Ryan McHugh played superbly and also added to the score sheet twice with two well-taken goals which heaped misery on Down. Hoganstand wrote, “The diminutive McHugh found the back of the Down net twice as Donegal coasted to a 17 point victory against Down”Captain fantastic Michael Murphy again proved influential as he added 8 points to Donegal’s tally, one of which was from a sideline ball 20 metres from the endline.Michael Murphy scored 0-8 against Down in the first round of fixtures of the Allianz National Football League“Michael Murphy produced another exhibition of dead ball kicking and a sideline effort was worth the admission price alone” said the Hoganstand selection panel. Their inclusion in the team of the week is a promising sign for the year ahead.Donegal now take on Cork, who also had a comprehensive win over Mayo in the first round of fixtures, at Fr.Tierney Park Ballyshannon, on Sunday afternoon, hoping to add another 2 points to their position in the league standings.GAA NEWS: MCHUGH AND MURPHY INCLUDED IN HOGANSTAND TEAM OF THE WEEK was last modified: February 3rd, 2016 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more