WDF and Boots restart at Aberdeen Airport as flight frequencies increase

By Luke Barras-hill |

World Duty Free Aberdeen Airport

World Duty Free is located after security.

Travellers can now purchase from World Duty Free (WDF) and Boots post-security at Aberdeen International Airport (ABZ) after both shops reopened today (20 July).

WDF’s store is open from 04:00 – 18:00 on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday; 04:00 – 21:00 on Wednesday and Sunday; and 04:00 – 12:00 on Saturday.

Customers can select from a wide range of products, including cosmetics, fragrances. confectionery, fashion accessories, spirits, souvenirs, skincare, sunglasses, fine foods, fine wines, champagne and tobacco.

Boots is open from 04:00 – 15:00 on Monday to Friday; 06:00 – 10:00 on Saturday; and 08:00 – 17:00 on Sunday.

WHSmith is due to open on Thursday 23 July and the Northern Lights Lounge on Saturday 1 August.


EasyJet restated its twice-weekly service between Aberdeen Airport and London Luton Airport (LLA) on Friday 17 July.

On Wednesday 1 July, Wizz Air began flights to Gdansk and BA increased its services to Heathrow.

Ryanair started routes to Alicante and Malaga on Thursday 2 and Friday 3 July, respectively, and Loganair began twice-weekly services to Belfast City on 6 July.

easyJet Aberdeen Airport Heathrow

The Aberdeen to London Luton Airport route is back after easyJet relaunched its twice-weekly service on Friday 17 July. Source: ABZ.

Roger Hunt, Interim Managing Director of Aberdeen International Airport said: “We are in constant dialogue with our airline partners to ensure we support them with their restart plans. After a number of really challenging months and with lockdown beginning to show signs of easing, it is reassuring to see a number of routes restarting and frequencies increasing from Aberdeen.”

The airport has introduced a number of health and safety measures to protect passengers and staff. Passengers must travel with their own face coverings and all staff have been provided with personal protective equipment, including face masks.

Protective screens have been installed in key areas, including at the check-in and security halls, enhanced cleaning regimes are in place and passengers will be asked to observe safe, physical distancing wherever possible.


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