11 JUNE 2018
BTN also goes out by email every Sunday night at midnight (UK time). To view this edition click here.
The Business Travel News
PO Box 758
Edgware HA8 4QF
+44 (0)20 8952 8383
© 2021 Business Travel News Ltd.
A twice-weekly service between Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA) and Norway’s second-largest city, Bergen (BGO), is being launched on 17 August by Scandinavia’s largest regional airline, Widerøe.
Departures will be on Mondays and Fridays with connections in Bergen to other Scandinavian cities including Oslo and Helsinki. Widerøe will use the 114-seat Embraer E190-E2 jet, the first time the aircraft has operated to a UK regional airport.
LJLA CEO John Irving said: “The new service will provide passengers from across northern England with a great way to reach Bergen businesses as well as access to the fjords and the popular cruise market from there.”
Widerøe commercial director Christian Skaug noted that the airline through its co-operation with Finnair, also provided a fast and efficient gateway to the Far East through the Helsinki route.
He added: “We are excited to give passengers in both directions access to important business markets as well as presenting a gateway to the magnificent fjords of the western region of Norway.
“Also as a potential stopover to the far north with the midnight sun and Northern Lights, Bergen offers a diverse experience. from the cultural and historic to an impressive scenery.”
All comments are filtered to exclude any excesses but the Editor does not have to agree with what is being said. 100 words maximum
No one has commented yet, why don't you start the ball rolling?