A family was surprised with free flights after a regional airline celebrated carrying 1.5 million passengers through Glasgow Airport.

The lucky passengers, the Lee family, were travelling on Loganair to their home in Benbecula from the city after celebrating mum Laura and three-year-old Iver’s birthdays with family in Lincolnshire when they received their prize.

Laura said: “It was such a surprise to be the winners of the free tickets today - what a lovely birthday gift for Iver and me.

“We fly a few times a year to see our family in Lincolnshire, so we might use the tickets to spend more quality time with our family.

“However, since we moved to Benbecula two years ago, we’ve also wanted to explore the other Scottish islands, so maybe we’ll take a family holiday instead.”

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Loganair provides essential services from Glasgow as the airline’s hub to remote Scottish islands, including Barra, Benbecula, Stornoway and Tiree, and offers routes to Northern Ireland year-round.

Luke Lovegrove, chief commercial officer at Loganair, said: “We are thrilled to celebrate this significant milestone with the Lee family.

“1.5 million Loganair customers have now travelled through Glasgow Airport since 2017.

“Our flights from Glasgow to the Scottish Islands offer vital connections between many rural locations and Scotland’s largest city, which we are proud to call our home.

“It was wonderful to meet with the Lee family who are regular flyers with Loganair and we thank them for their continued support. We hope that little Iver will grow up to become a future Loganair pilot.”

Mark Beveridge, managing director at Glasgow Airport, said: “Our airport and Loganair have been working together for many years now and I’m delighted to extend our congratulations for the 1.5 million customer milestone.

“The relationship between ourselves and Loganair has gone from strength to strength, and we are proud to partner with them in facilitating seamless travel experiences for our passengers."