New direct service to start 31st March 2014
Leeds Bradford Airport is delighted to announce today (Thursday 21 November) that it will offer a new direct route to Copenhagen from 31 March 2014, providing passengers with a gateway to Scandinavia. Flights, operated by Scandinavian Airlines (SAS), will run two days a week – Monday and Friday. Flight time to Copenhagen is just 1 hour 50 minutes, and prices start from £92 one-way including all taxes and charges.
Leeds Bradford-Copenhagen: Departs 17:20 arrives 20:00
Copenhagen-Leeds Bradford: Departs 16:00 arrives 16:50
Leeds Bradford-Copenhagen: Departs 20:20 arrives 23:00
Copenhagen-Leeds Bradford: Departs 19:00 arrives 19:50
Tony Hallwood, Leeds Bradford Airport's Aviation Development and Marketing Director, added: “Leeds Bradford International Airport is delighted to welcome SAS linking Copenhagen, Denmark's capital, with Leeds, the UK's third largest city and one of the major tourist centres in Yorkshire.
“Regional businesses and tourism partners will also be pleased that this new direct service will offer a range of onward connections across Scandinavia to Sweden, Norway, Finland and Eastern Europe.''
Hans Dyhrfort, SAS’ Regional General Manager Western Europe, commented: “With almost 3 million people living within reach of the airport, Leeds Bradford and the Yorkshire region is an important hub of development for SAS. With York having established itself as the ‘Viking’ capital of the UK and the Yorkshire area having already strong cultural connections with Scandinavia, this is the perfect time to also strengthen business and commercial links between Leeds and Scandinavia.
“By launching this new direct route to Copenhagen, we are pleased to offer passengers the choice and flexibility to fly direct from Leeds to Copenhagen and onwards to many other destinations in Scandinavia and beyond.”
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