Start-up UK regional Varsity Express has closed after Linksair, the wet-lease operator that flew Varsity’s single daily round-trip service between Oxford and the Scottish capital Edinburgh, withdrew its Jetstream 31 after five days, citing unpaid bills.
University of Cambridge
New UK domestic regional airline Varsity Express plans single weekday flights between Oxford (60 miles northwest of London) and Edinburgh, Scotland, starting March 1. For the first 10 days, the flights will offer all seats for £49 (about $85) one way. Thereafter, fares will range from £49 to a walk-up “business-class” price of £149 (about $250).