Varsity Express is to commence a daily weekday route from London Oxford airport to Newcastle this April, with the service also continuing on to Edinburgh.
The start-up airline is due to commence operations on March 1, with a direct daily weekday service between London Oxford and Edinburgh using18-seater BAE Jetstream 31 aircraft (see online news January 20).
It will then follow this with a Newcastle route starting on April 5. The service will depart Newcastle at 1045, landing in Oxford at 1200, before returning at 1430 and arriving back in Newcastle at 1545. The new service will also continue to Edinburgh, with the full timetable shown below.
Varsity Express says introductory fares start from £49 one-way, for “a business class style service”, with complimentary tea, coffee and water, plus “a small snack”. Further onboard refreshments will also be available for purchase.
For more information visit flyvarsity.com.
Report by Mark Caswell
New Timetable effective 5 April
LNQ601 Depart Oxford 0800 Arrive Edinburgh 0930
LNQ610 Depart Edinburgh 1000 Arrive Newcastle 1030
LNQ610 Depart Newcastle 1045 Arrive Oxford 1200
LNQ611 Depart Oxford 1430 Arrive Newcastle 1545
LNQ611 Depart Newcastle 1600 Arrive Edinburgh 1630
LNQ602 Depart Edinburgh 1730 Arrive Oxford 1900