November 2013

Airline launches new Aberdeen to Oslo route

  Scandinavian Airlines today announced plans to expand its regional network by launching a new direct route from Aberdeen International Airport to the Norwegian capital of Oslo. The new service will begin on 31 March next year. The flights will operate three days a week – Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The flight time to Oslo […]


We have some great advice from stalker Andy Malcolm Although you wouldn’t think it, there is a definite downside to writing for this hallowed publication. Professional interest means I feel obliged to read all the articles. (At least, that’s what I tell my wife.) And that’s when I get ideas. Expensive ideas. The sort of ideas […]

United Airlines to offer new service between Edinburgh and Chicago

The only non-stop flight linking Edinburgh with Chicago has been announced for next summer. The route will be operated by United Airlines. It will operate five times weekly from 23 May to 12 June, daily from 13 June to 2 September and four times weekly between 3 September and 6 October. Flight times will be […]

BASC Scotland increases shotgun coaching capability

A grant from a wind farm community fund has allowed BASC Scotland to purchase a trailer-mounted system of clay-pigeon traps to make shotgun coaching more flexible. A successful application to the Griffin Calliacher Community Fund has allowed the UK’s largest shooting organisation, the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC), to purchase a Promatic Huntsman […]

New daily direct flights from Edinburgh to Philadelphia from May 2014

A NEW non-stop flight between Edinburgh and Philadelphia is to be launched by a major airline next year. The scheduled service will be operated daily by US Airways between May and October. The announcement was welcomed by ministers and tourism chiefs, who said it was a “timely vote of confidence in Scotland” as it prepares […]

River Dee Trust Autumn Online Auction now live

There are close to 40 fabulous auction lots available at the River Dee Trust On-Line Auction 2013 which has just gone live. The River Dee Trust would like to thank everyone who very kindly donated an auction lot to help us with our on-going work programmes to improve the River Dee with its dynamic habitat restoration […]