Transavia sets new record on the Faroe Islands
ODAY, Transavia had their first charter-flight to the Faroe Islands. They arrived with a Boeing 737-800.
This is the first time that a Boeing 737-800 has ever landed on the Faroe Islands.
The Transavia-flight came in from Cologne, Germany carrying German tourists on a trip to the Faroe Islands.
“This is indeed an historic day for Vagar Airport. Since the runway was extended in December 2011, we have seen a big increase in charter-flights and passenger figures, have grown from 200.000 in 2011 to 293.000 in 2016. We have also seen a big increase in the diversity of aircrafts, that are using the airport”, says Jákup Sverri Kass, CEO at Vagar Airport.
Vagar Airport hopes to welcome more charter-flights in the future.