SAS announces Humberside to Copenhagen route

SAS announces Humberside to Copenhagen route

Carrier planning to start only service between Lincolnshire, Yorkshire and the Humber and Copenhagen

Carrier planning to start only service between Lincolnshire, Yorkshire and the Humber and Copenhagen

An SAS plane in action
An SAS plane in action

Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) is to start direct routes between Humberside Airport and Copenhagen, as of 28 October, it has announced.

The carrier will introduce a five weekly service to the Danish capital, with flights departing on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. Week flight will depart at Humberside 7:15pm, arriving at 9:50pm. The services depart Copenhagen at 6:10pm during the week and land at 6:45pm.

Sunday services will depart at 2:55pm.

Paul Litten, Humberside Airport’s commercial director, said: “Our new convenient service to Copenhagen is the only non-stop service to Scandinavia from the Humber, Lincolnshire and Yorkshire region, which will save business travellers and leisure passengers valuable time.

“This latest development from Humberside demonstrates both our commitment along with SAS’s to support the business community with a valuable air link that enhances the region’s transport connections and helps businesses to further grow and prosper.

“With over two million people within an hour’s drive of the airport, the Humberside – Copenhagen service will benefit tourists and leisure travellers heading to the Scandinavian and Baltic countries and also visiting our region.”

Hans Dyhrfort, SAS’s regional general manager Western Europe, commented: “This is a major milestone for SAS, as we will start providing the only non-stop, direct service to Scandinavia from the Humber, Lincolnshire and Yorkshire region. With the area on its way to becoming the renewable energy capital of the UK, the Humber region is an important northern hub and area of development for SAS.”

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