Dublin Airport welcomes the announcement from Loganair to operate a new Dublin to Carlisle Lake District Airport route in partnership with Stobart Group.
The airline will operate its daily service with a 34 seater Saab 340 aircraft from 4th June 2018.
Managing Director of Dublin Airport, Vincent Harrison commented on the announcement saying “We are delighted to add the Lake District as a new destination to our route network. I have no doubt that the new route will be popular in both directions for Irish and UK customers.”
He further added that “UK passengers travelling to the US via Dublin Airport on the new service can avail of US Pre Clearance facilities at Dublin meaning passengers save time on arrival in the US by completing all the necessary immigration and customs checks prior to departure. The only queue a pre-cleared passenger encounters on arrival in the US is the taxi queue to their final destination”.
Head of Corporate Projects at Stobart Group, Kate Willard said “Stobart Group is committed to delivering a brilliant air travel experience between the UK and Ireland. There is huge demand for passengers in Ireland to visit Carlisle, which is home to major businesses and serves as a gateway to the Lake District, a UNESCO World Heritage site.”
Last year, Dublin Airport welcomed a record 29.6 million passengers, representing a 6% increase year on year, with an additional 1.7 million passengers travelling through the airport.
Dublin Airport has now flights to 191 destinations in 42 countries operated by 47 airlines.
13th March 2018