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SUN-AIR flying to Manchester from Göteborg Landvetter Airport

2012-06-25, kl. 16:41

On August 27, SUN-AIR will launch a new route between Göteborg Landvetter Airport and Manchester. With eleven departures a week to Manchester, people in western Sweden will once again have service to an important and popular destination to our “neighbour” in the west.

“We are extremely pleased to welcome SUN-AIR’s new route to Göteborg Landvetter. Manchester is an important destination for western Sweden both from a business and leisure travel perspective,” says Olle Sundin, airport director at Göteborg Landvetter.

Business executives, football fans and music lovers will once again have the opportunity to fly non-stop to a city that in many respects is in the premier league of European destinations. SUN AIR’s route will have two daily departures five days a week (Monday-Friday) in each direction, with one flight in the morning and one in the evening. There will be an additional departure on Sunday evening.

“Many Swedish companies in the Gothenburg region have been asking for this very route – which will not come as any surprise since there are many companies with British operations in the area and a customer base of more than 30,000 passengers. Because we already fly to both Manchester and Gothenburg from other airports, it felt natural for us to also offer this service,” says Kristian Tvergaard, commercial director at SUN-AIR.

The route will be operated by SUN-AIR aircraft of the Dornier 328 Jet type with seating for 32 passengers.

With the added service, people in western Sweden have four options to choose from when flying to England from Göteborg Landvetter Airport: three airlines to London – British Airways, Norwegian and SAS – and now one airline to Manchester – SUN AIR.

Timetable (all times local):

Departs Göteborg Landvetter 08.00
Arrives Manchester 09.00
Departs Manchester 09.30
Arrives Göteborg Landvetter 12.30
Monday-Friday, Sunday
Departs Göteborg Landvetter 17.00
Arrives Manchester 18.00
Departs Manchester 18.30

About SUN-AIR of Scandinavia

SUN-AIR of Scandinavia is a Danish carrier and a franchise partner of British Airways. In addition to service between Gothenburg and Århus as well as Gothenburg and Manchester (August 27), it offers the following routes in Scandinavia: from Aalborg to Oslo; from Århus to Oslo, Stockholm-Bromma and Manchester; and from Billund to Bergen, Brussels, Düsseldorf, London City, Manchester, Munich, Oslo and Stockholm-Bromma. The airline’s head office is located in Billund, Denmark.