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New Loganair and BA tie boosts Highlands

Jonathan Hinkles: welcome development

British Airways has announced a new codeshare agreement with Scottish airline Loganair in a deal hailed as a boost for the Highlands’ economy.

The agreement comes into effect on 1 September when Loganair begins operating as an independent airline.

The two companies have had a business relationship for more than a quarter of a century.  The airlines operated as franchise partners between 1994 and 2008 and have operated a code share agreement under the Loganair/Flybe franchise.. 

Rishi Kapoor, British Airways’ Head of Alliances, said: “We believe the new codeshare agreement will bring enormous benefits to the Highlands and Islands, significantly boosting the region’s economy.

 “Additionally, it will boost the region’s inbound tourism sector.”

Loganair’s Managing Director Jonathan Hinkles said: “Today’s announcement marks a new and welcome development in the long-standing partnership between British Airways and Scotland’s airline, Loganair.”

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