Commercial flights to the Lake District reinstated for the first time in 26 years

Mail Online | 7/4/2019 | James Salmon Transport Editor For The Daily Mail
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Families can fly to the Lake District after commercial flights to the area returned for the first time in 26 years yesterday.

The service has been resurrected by Loganair, which is operating flights between Carlisle Lake District Airport and London Southend, Belfast City and Dublin.

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There will be one flight each way between the two destinations every day.

The flight from Southend to Carlisle will take just under 90 minutes – although it would still then be almost an hour’s drive to Keswick in the northern Lakes.

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That compares with typically well over five hours to drive from London to the Lakes, and just over four hours by train from London Euston to Carlisle.

But nervous flyers may prefer to stick with the car or train because Loganair is using a...
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