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SUN-AIR to resume franchised British Airways flights to Billund

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SUN-AIR, the airline which operates British Airways flights out of Denmark under a franchise agreement, is returning to the skies.

The route from London City Airport to Billund (home of LEGOLAND, and indeed the LEGO HQ) will restart on 5th September.

According to a statement on their website:

Sun Air of Scandinavia

At last, we have a date to re-open! On 5 September 2022 we will restart our route between Billund and London City following the routes suspension as the result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

We are so excited to offer you a direct route between Billund and London City again and welcoming you back on board. The route starts up with six weekly rotations from Monday to Thursday with morning and evening flights and with SUN-AIR’s well-known high level of service before, during and after the flight.

We are extremely proud of our franchise partnership with British Airways and are thrilled that we are soon back in the sky with our Dornier 328 Jet painted in the British Airways colors.

We can’t wait to see you on board and wish you a nice summer.

The other UK route – from Manchester to Billund – remains suspended, as do the routes from Billund to Brussels and Oslo.

Tickets on the London City route are now bookable for cash (full fare only at present) and Avios. It isn’t clear if British Airways will continue its own mainline Billund service from Heathrow.

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Comments (35)

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  • NigelthePensioner says:

    Fly(May)Be – Groundhog Day……..

  • Nick says:

    “We can only hope that we are not about to see a repeat of the problems at ‘old Flybe’.”

    Having looked back over the whole history, some time ago, IMHO, it was never going to work in the first place, but, as always, only time will tell…

  • AJA says:

    Oh dear that’s not good news for Flybe. I wonder why the leasing companies have deferred deliveries? Also can Flybe make enough money flying a reduced service? Let’s hope the flights they do operate have decent loads.

    • Lady London says:

      I hope their contract is strong enough to give them good compensation for the delay in delivery of their aircraft as this will really hit their cashflow being unable to exploit the summer season.

  • Ben says:

    Where’s the article about the party? Was expecting that today?

    • Rob says:

      We only got the photos from the photographer late afternoon and we had another party to attend last night 🙂

  • Ian says:

    I think Flybe’s lease of two aircraft isn’t just to cover the delay in delivery of its own aircraft. Wasn’t there a hard landing recently that took one of its Dash 8s out of service?

  • Alex Sm says:

    Still thrilled and intrigued about those drop-in sessions…

  • Richie says:

    It seems Flymaybe can’t run an airline and fly from A to B.

  • Andrew says:

    It’s a little odd. The BHX-EDI flights haven’t been loaded to Google flights, so that’s clearly unhelpful for anyone searching for flights. On the Flybe website , they are showing as being operated by “Swift Air”.

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