Flights suspended from Carlisle Airport

Loganair Saab 340 gets water cannon salute at Carlisle Airport launch
Loganair Saab 340 gets water cannon salute at Carlisle Airport launch

Loganair (LM/LOG) is suspending all flights from Carlisle Lake District Airport from the 27th March in response to the Coronavirus pandemic.

The airline, which is the airports only commercial operator, has already suspended its Dublin service but now London Southend and Belfast City will join the suspension leaving the airport without any commercial flights.

Simon Williamson, Managing Director of Carlisle Lake District Airport, said: “The unprecedented situation that we are all facing is having a major impact, with Government advising against all unnecessary travel. This decision reflects that important advice. Our priority must continue to be the health, safety and wellbeing of our employees, guests and the local community.

“Loganair has strongly advised that affected customers do not call their call centre as they are experiencing very high volumes of calls. Loganair has updated its website with all relevant information and those affected are advised to visit www.loganair.co.uk instead.

Loganair has said it will contact all affected passengers and fares will be refunded automatically.