Stornoway Airport is becoming increasingly connected with a new service to Southend - some 53 minutes by train from London. Flights are scheduled for six days a week, take just under three hours with an onboard wait of 30 minutes at Glasgow Airport, and fares are from £82.99 one-way. The full story is in the Stornoway Gazette.
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Digital Edition: takes less time, of course