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Edinburgh welcomes first Wow Air flight from Iceland

Edinburgh welcomes first Wow Air flight from Iceland

20th Jul 2016 Airline News Tourism News

Edinburgh Airport has welcomed the first Wow Air flight from Iceland. Travellers arriving from the Nordic nation, as well as North America were greeted at the arrival gate by a bagpipe player, providing an authentic Scottish musical welcome. Flights will depart Edinburgh Airport for the airline’s hub in Reykjavik twice-weekly between July and October on Sundays and Wednesdays, with a total flight time of two hours 30 minutes.

Delta Air Lines launches year-round Edinburgh-New York flight

Delta Air Lines launches year-round Edinburgh-New York flight

26th May 2016 Airline News Tourism News

Delta Air Lines will launch its new non-stop flight between Edinburgh and New York’s John F. Kennedy airports today, offering more onward connections and on-board amenities than any other airline serving this route. The new service extends Delta’s UK network into Scotland and will operate year-round, offering customers a choice of 60 onward connections throughout the US including popular destination such as Los Angeles, Orlando and San Francisco.

Loch Ness at centre of Scottish Highlands advertising campaign

Loch Ness at centre of Scottish Highlands advertising campaign

A set of ‘tips’ to help monster hunters track down Loch Ness’ most famous resident, the Loch Ness Monster, is at the heart of a new campaign to inspire international visitors to book a trip to Inverness and Loch Ness in the Scottish Highlands outside the busy summer months. The Inverness Loch Ness digital marketing campaign, run by national tourism agency VisitBritain, kicks off this week across three markets - the Netherlands, France and the US.

Hoseasons teams up with VisitScotland

Hoseasons teams up with VisitScotland

Hoseasons has signed a major partnership with VisitScotland to enable its portfolio of more than 2,000 Scottish properties to pass the highest accreditation standards. Scottish Country Cottages, Welcome Cottages and cottages4you are three of The Hoseasons Group’s leading brands which will have their Scottish properties assessed by VisitScotland’s Quality Assurance Scheme.