The international air link between Dundee and Amsterdam will officially start this morning.
The first Flybe flight from Schiphol will touch down in the City of Discovery at 11.55am today.
Dundonians will jet off to Amsterdam for the very first time at 12.25pm this afternoon.
The service to the Dutch capital will run every week Monday to Friday. Tickets for the highly-anticipated route are still available from £24.99 one way.
Flights from Dundee will leave at 12.25pm arriving in the Netherlands at 3.25pm, Dutch time. return flights will leave at 10.50am returning to Dundee Airport at 11.55am.
The service has been funded through the Government’s £7 million Regional Air Connectivity fund and has been described as an ‘exciting new development’ for the area.
Scotland Office Minister Andrew Dunlop said: “I am really pleased that the UK Government has been able to invest in this new Dundee-Amsterdam route. On top of daily flights to London, these new flights to Schiphol mean that Dundee now has great links to the whole of the UK, Europe and beyond.
“The city – and Tayside – are on the up, with exciting new developments poised to bring jobs, prosperity and opportunities to the area. Good air connectivity is a key part of supporting that economic development.”
Vincent Hodder, Flybe’s Chief Revenue Officer added: “Our new route from Dundee to Amsterdam is now the fourth route operated by FlyBe under the UK Government’s Regional Air Connectivity Fund.
“It represents a strong affirmation of Flybe’s commitment to improving connectivity for the UK regions and in turn supporting regional businesses, regional tourism and providing a ‘One Stop Link to the World’.
“We have been overwhelmed by the enthusiasm and support with which this new route has been received and look forward to it going from strength to strength.”