Leeds Bradford Airport to add new destinations for 2014

2014 will be a full year for Leeds Bradford Airport as it is preparing to add at least 7 new routes, offering new destinations and options for Yorkshire travellers and tourists all over the world.

First announced route for 2014 is going to be between Leeds Bradford and Copenhagen. Jet2.com and Eastern Airways will also add new destination to their current routes.

From January 20, Eastern Airways will add services between Leeds Bradford and Southampton, expanding on their current activities to Aberdeen.

The airline will have three courses per day from Monday to Friday and a Sunday afternoon service, offering choices for business and leisure travellers.

SAS airline will operate, starting March 31, a twice weekly service to Copenhagen with a direct link to the capital and onward connection across Scandinavia and Eastern Europe.

Jet2.com, Leeds Bradford’s largest based airline will also introduce five new destinations this year. Starting with April 3, a direct route to Budapest will operate twice a week. From April 4, passengers will be able to fly to Fuerteventura, Canary Islands, and from May 6 in Greece. Another route operated by the company will bring a new destination – Verona, Italy.

Tony Hallwood, Leeds Bradford Airport aviation development and marketing director, said: “I am delighted to introduce new airline SAS this year alongside the growth of our existing airlines Jet2.com and Eastern Airways.

“We are anticipating another exciting year for Leeds Bradford Airport, building on our established route network to offer more choice for our business and leisure passengers than ever before.

“We are particularly excited to offer two brand new destinations; Copenhagen operated by SAS and Verona with Jet2.com, we hope Yorkshire travellers will take advantage of this increased destination choice this summer by flying locally from LBA.”

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