First birthday for Bluebird’s Jet 727

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Stagecoach Bluebird celebrated the first birthday of its Jet 727 route, which runs betweenAberdeenAirportand the city centre.

Launched in August 2010, JET 727 is the only direct public transport link between the city centre and the airport, with average journey times of 28 minutes.

The route now carries around 16,000 passengers per month and was recently awarded the title of Best Bus Service 2011 at the Scottish Transport Awards. Stagecoach staff were present at the JET bus stances atUnion SquareandAberdeenAirportspeaking to customers and offered birthday cakes to celebrate the successful first year of operation.