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11th December 2009

Flybe announces three brand new routes for Summer 2010 from Manchester

Leading regional airline offering over 600 flights a week in sizzling summer schedule

Flybe, the UK’s number one domestic airline, has today announced three brand new services to Avignon, Bergerac and Limoges for Summer 2010 as well as added two new routes to Brest, La Rochelle and Rennes from its Manchester base, meaning that travellers have a large choice of a total 608 Flybe summer flights a week to and from the airport to 22 UK and European destinations.

In addition, all Flybe’s previously announced summer 2010 routes to and from Manchester, together with those of its franchise partner, Loganair,  are now available for booking through to October 30th, 2010.  The entire 2010 summer schedule is now on sale at www.flybe.com for travel effective 28th March with prices starting from £22.99 one-way including taxes and charges. 

The new summer 2010 services announced today from Manchester are as follows:

Avignon

  • Flights start operating on 14th July 2010 until 29th August 2010
  • Prices start at £ 40.99 one way including taxes and charges

Bergerac

  • Flights start operating on 13th July 2010 until 31st August 2010
  • Prices start at £40.99 one way including taxes and charges

Brest

  •  Flights operate 12 June – 30 Aug 2010
  • Prices start at £34.99 one way including taxes and charges

La Rochelle

  •  Flights operate 20 May – 25 Sep 2010
  • Prices start at £34.99 one way including taxes and charges

Limoges

  • Flights start operating on 13th July 2010 until 31st August 2010
  • Prices start at £40.99 one way including taxes and charges

Rennes

  • Flights start operating on 22nd May 2010 until 25th September 2010
  • Prices start at £34.99 one way including taxes and charges

Mike Rutter, Flybe’s Chief Commercial Officer, comments: “We’re delighted to be adding all these new French regional routes from Manchester as well as an extensive selection of popular destinations for our loyal passengers. We remain committed to ensuring that Flybe offers an extensive range of affordable quality flights to the widest possible range of attractive destinations.”

Andrew Harrison, Commercial Director at Manchester Airport, said: “Despite a difficult 2009 for many of our airlines, it’s great to see Flybe reintroducing the routes to Rennes and Brest and strengthening their offering from Manchester even further. The skiers out there will no doubt be taking advantage of the extra services to Avignon, Bergerac and Limoges.”

Adds Mr Rutter: “With people already planning next year’s holidays and wanting their budgets to go as far as possible, it’s advisable to book early and take advantage of the lowest possible fares.”