Loganair takes flight to skies between Donegal and Glasgow again

first_imgAir services operated by Loganair between Donegal and Glasgow have officially taken off for the first time since 2015.Piloted by Paul Monaghan, the Captain who flew Scotland’s Airline’s last service on January 31 2015, the inaugural flight departed Glasgow Airport yesterday.Customers will be able to travel three times per week all year round on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays. Additional summer flights will operate on Wednesdays between June 27 and September 19 and Saturdays from 26 May to 3 November plus a Saturday service at Easter from March 31 until April 14.Loganair has a long history on the route stretching back almost 30 years after it began serving the two regions in the early 1990s.Kay Ryan, Loganair’s Commercial Director, said: “Glasgow to Donegal is a hugely important airlink for both Ireland and Scotland, offering an excellent connection for passengers. “The previous incumbent of the route completed its final trip yesterday so we’re ensuring a total continuation of service without break.“Bookings have so far been really positive and the route is proving popular with families, football fans and holiday-makers.“Customers can also connect to an extensive network of onward Loganair destinations out of Glasgow Airport using a single ticket, acting as a gateway to Scotland’s Highlands and Islands – including Stornoway, Islay, Campbeltown, Tiree and Benbecula.”Lead-in prices start at just €55.00 including a free 20kg checked baggage allowance for every customer – distinctly affordable for customers travelling on holiday, business, or visiting relatives.Anne Bonner, Donegal Airport’s Managing Director, said: “The Board, Management and Staff of Donegal Airport are delighted to welcome Loganair and see the Glasgow flights continue without any break in the service. I have no doubt that the loyal customers using the Donegal-Glasgow flights over the years will continue to support and strengthen the route.”She added “The airline and airport marketing teams in association with the tourism and business development authorities also commit to strengthen activities targeting new markets to grow passenger numbers on the route for the greater good of Donegal and the North West Region” Paul White, Business Development Manager at Glasgow Airport, said: “Loganair’s decision to reintroduce a regular service to Donegal fantastic news.“The stunning costal-based county remains a popular destination and the launch of this service is both fantastic news for our passengers and indeed the thousands of visitors who travel to Scotland from Ireland each year.”Local T.D. and Leas Cheann Comhairle Pat the Cope Gallagher, also welcomed the commencement of services between Donegal Airport and Glasgow.He said: “Loganair flights offer huge potential for Donegal Airport in terms of connectivity and future potential growth –providing excellent connections to and from Glasgow and our broader Irish diaspora. “Historically there have been deep and enduring connections between Donegal and Glasgow – these flights recognise that and provide the opportunity to build on these connections. It has the potential to increase tourism growth in west Donegal and the entire county.“It also provides new and exciting business opportunities for Donegal notwithstanding the service it provides for visiting relatives between Scotland and Donegal.”Bookings can be made via www.loganair.co.uk or by contacting 0344 800 2855Loganair takes flight to skies between Donegal and Glasgow again was last modified: March 26th, 2018 by StephenShare 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)Tags:donegalFlightsLoganairlast_img read more

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Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires

first_img Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires Kliff Kingsbury appears to be going all-in toward molding the Arizona Cardinals’ scheme into something resembling an elite college football offense.According to The Athletic’s Bruce Feldman, Kingsbury and the Cardinals are interested in Texas State head coach Jake Spavital for the team’s offensive coordinator opening.Spavital was named Texas State’s head coach on Nov. 28, 2018, and spent the 2018 season as the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach for West Virginia under coach Dana Holgorsen. The 33-year-old Spavital worked with Kingsbury on the Houston staff in 2009, when Spavital was a graduate assistant and Kingsbury was an offensive quality control coach. The Cardinals’ offensive coordinator candidate is familiar with current Cardinals and former Texas A&M products Christian Kirk, Ricky Seals-Jones and Brandon Williams.Related LinksCardinals lose director of football administration Mike Disner to LionsMcVay and friends: Rams coach endorses Cardinals’ hire of KingsburyKliff Kingsbury hire refreshes, brings life back to Arizona CardinalsArizona Cardinals hiring Kliff Kingsbury brings mixed reactionSpavital succeeded Kingsbury as Texas A&M co-offensive coordinator in 2013, directing an Air Raid offense while working under Kevin Sumlin, who is now the Arizona Wildcats’ head coach.Along with Holgorsen and Sumlin, Spavital has also coached under current Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn with Tulsa as an offensive quality control coach in 2008 and Sonny Dykes as Cal’s offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach in 2016. Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling Top Stories center_img 22 Comments   Share   The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impactlast_img read more

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