A Scottish airline has "regrettably" axed and suspended routes amid "current soft market conditions".

Glasgow-based Loganair has cut routes from Inverness to Birmingham and Inverness to Dublin and suspended routes including Dundee to Kirkwall and Aberdeen to Oslo. It also cited costs.

The airline’s limited City of Derry to Liverpool route will also end in the new year as contracted.

A spokesperson for Loganair said: "Despite considerable efforts under way to reduce costs, including those forced upon us by NATS for air traffic control services, the current soft market conditions regrettably mean that a number of our routes have been suspended or have ceased operation.

"Loganair remains fully committed to all airports affected and we continue to work closely with all our partners to safeguard remaining services. Customers will be contacted with alternative options."

The airline added: "Inverness and Birmingham and Inverness and Dublin regrettably will cease operations from 2024. Inverness to Birmingham and Dublin will operate their last flights on 5th January 2024.

"Dundee and Kirkwall and Sumburgh will be suspended between 9th Jan 2024 and 27th Feb 2024 inclusive. Services from Kirkwall and Sumburgh to London Heathrow during this period are also affected by this decision but customers are being contacted with alternatives.

"Aberdeen and Oslo has been suspended from 5th Dec to 29th Mar 2024 inclusive. Flights from Newcastle to Oslo will also be affected by this decision as the flight routes via Aberdeen. Loganair remains on sale for the Aberdeen to Oslo and Newcastle to Oslo route for summer 2024."

London firm acquires venue under Hielanman’s Umbrella

Platform Glasgow, the eating, drinking, and events space based under the Hielanman’s Umbrella in Glasgow, has changed hands.

The destination in the vaulted space beneath Central Station, formerly home to famous nightclub The Arches, has been acquired by Camm & Hooper, the London-based events management company. The deal marks Camm & Hooper’s first venture north of the Border and its first outside its native London.

Post office and village shop in 'one of Scotland's most desirable locations' for sale

A village shop and post office in "one of the most desirable locations in Scotland" has been brought to market.

Cornerstone Business Agents is handling the freehold sale of the property which also has substantial owners' accommodation. "This outstanding business opportunity is located in the idyllic Perthshire village of Comrie and comprises a post office, village shop and well-presented four or five-bedroom living accommodation," the agent said.