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KLM launch new flight connections from Glasgow to Freetown and Monrovia
06 April 2017
 
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Scottish travellers have received a further boost as KLM Royal Dutch Airlines launch new flight connections between Glasgow Airport and Liberia and Sierra Leone.

The inaugural flights departed from Amsterdam on 26 March 2017 with flights to Freetown and Monrovia now operating every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.

Passengers connecting in Amsterdam with KLM benefit from checking-in at Glasgow Airport with their bags being checked through to their final destination and when checking-in at Glasgow, passengers will receive boarding passes for their flight to Amsterdam and those for the onward connecting flight to Freetown or Monrovia, giving passengers a seamless and hassle-free connection.

Freetown is the capital of Sierra Leone in western Africa. The city features a harbour on the Atlantic Ocean which is a major source of the country’s economic development. Fish packing, rice, diamond polishing, cigarette production, and oil refining are all important industries there. What is more, Freetown possesses a unique and rich history, and a number of interesting sights.

Not only is Monrovia the capital of Liberia, it is also the country’s largest city. It is the location of the most important harbour and is the country’s administrative, financial, and commercial centre.

Pieter Elbers, President, KLM, said: “With the addition of Freetown and Monrovia, KLM will be serving thirteen destinations in Africa in 2017. In this way, we will strengthen our position in Africa considerably and offer our passengers an even greater choice.”

Already Scotland's gateway to the world and the nation's fastest growing airport, Glasgow Airport has enjoyed huge success in recent times establishing itself as one of Europe's fastest growing airports with new flights taking-off to over 20 exciting destinations including Brussels, Cape Verde, Dubrovnik, Jamaica, Krakow, Lisbon, Madrid, New York JFK and Valencia - offering passengers over 1 million additional seats.

KLM flights from Glasgow to Freetown and Monrovia can be booked now through Air Glasgow ensuring you get the cheapest flights every time you book.