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Cheap fares on the Stornoway - Glasgow plane service are gone with Flybe pulling out.


The airline said it will no longer compete with Loganair in four weeks.


Fybe said the service is not showing “indications of becoming commercially viable.”


At the same time the airline’s franchise partner Eastern Airways to add 12 flights a week including a new Sunday service between Aberdeen and Stornoway.


All customers who are affected by Glasgow route changes will be re-routed or offered the choice of a full refund. They will be contacted directly by Flybe in order of date of travel to action their preference.


Roy Kinnear, Flybe’s Chief Commercial Officer, said: “We are naturally disappointed that passenger volumes on the Glasgow to Stornoway route have remained below the level needed to make it commercially viable for either Flybe or Eastern Airways.


“However we look forward to Eastern’s established franchise flights continuing to serve customers travelling between Stornoway and Aberdeen.”



Flybe pull out of competition on Stornoway flights  

5 February 2018