SAS has announced that, in response to increased demand for trips to the UK and interest in English football, the airline has introduced new year-round direct service from Stavanger to Manchester, the company said.
Football clubs like Liverpool, Manchester United, Manchester City and Leeds United have large groups of supporters in Norway and direct flights to Manchester Airport make it easy to get to the big football fixtures in the region quickly.
The direct flight from Stavanger to Manchester will operate twice a week, Monday and Friday, the service will be operated with Boeing 737 aircraft.
SAS also flies to Manchester from Oslo and Bergen, as well as several daily flights between Oslo and London. SAS has a total of 49 flights a week to Manchester from Scandinavia in its winter schedule.