Loganair will partner with British Airways from 1st September 2017 when Loganair will begin operations as an independent airline. The two carriers have had a business relationship for more than 25 years. Travellers from the Highlands and Islands will be able to connect to British Airways global network via Inverness, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen for onward flights to Heathrow, Gatwick and London City airports, then onwards to over 200 worldwide destinations.  Also included in the codeshare are Loganair's new flights to and from Manchester plus their new three-time weekly route from Durham to Norwich starting from the 15th October.

 Loganair managing director Jonathan Hinkles said: "Today’s announcement marks a new and welcome development in the long-standing partnership between British Airways and Scotland’s airline, Loganair. This agreement will offer new travel options to customers connecting via Inverness and Manchester, together with excellent connections between British Airways’ global network and Loganair’s extensive services in the Highlands and Islands. Additionally, it will boost the region’s inbound tourism sector by making it even easier for visitors from all over the world to travel to some of the most remote and beautiful parts of Scotland."