Shetland News shetnews.co.uk 29 Apr, 2021 20:30 am

Loganair says NHS patients are ‘always prioritised’ when flights are disrupted

Loganair says NHS patients are ‘always prioritised’ when flights are disrupted
LOGANAIR says it “always prioritises NHS patients” if flights are disrupted. The airline’s assertion comes after members of the NHS Shetland board heard a patient experience story on Tuesday involving the premature birth of a baby three and a half years ago. Ann Thomson...

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In response, a spokesperson for Loganair said the airline always prioritises NHS patient travellers when flights are disrupted.The spokesperson said that in the following three years “we have opened a dedicated pre-flight lounge facility at Aberdeen for NHS patient travellers, introduced new flight information updates and accessible boarding ramps, and our overall service reliability and punctuality is the strongest of any UK regional airline”.

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