Direct flights to Europe on Saskatoon, Regina radar

The Regina and Saskatoon airports hope to attract direct flights to Europe.

Officials in Saskatchewan are hoping to attract direct flights to Europe from Saskatoon and Regina.

Both the Regina and Saskatoon airport authorities are lobbying air carriers to land in their cities.

They are also looking at direct routes to Asia.

The federal government department Western Diversification has given the airports $30,000 to help their lobbying efforts.

Tourism Saskatchewan is also working on the project.