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11th December 2009

Flybe adds more Summer 2010 options for Jersey travellers

Two brand new routes, 344 flights a week and 500k summer seats on sale set scene for sizzling Island summer

Flybe, the UK’s number one domestic airline,  has launched of two brand new routes for Summer 2010 from Jersey, namely once weekly services to Durham Tees Valley and Prestwick. Travellers now have the choice of a total 344 Flybe summer flights a week on an impressive 24 routes to and from the island.

All Flybe’s previously announced  Summer 2010 routes are now available for booking through to October 30th, 2010; the  complete 2010 summer schedule now on sale at flybe.com for travel effective 28th March with prices starting from £22.99 one-way including taxes and charges. 

The two latest brand new Summer 2010 routes serving Jersey are as follows:

Durham Tees Valley

  • Flights start operating on 29th May until 18th Sep 2010
  • Flights operate once a week on Saturdays

Prestwick

  • Flights start operating on 19th June until 18th Sep 2010
  • Flights operate once a week on Saturdays

The new routes complete Flybe’s Summer Schedule from Jersey that offers Jersey travellers an even wider selection of destinations for Summer 2010 that also includes the re-introduction of summer flights to Norwich four times weekly.  Other routes returning for Summer 2010 are Aberdeen, Belfast City, Dundee, Humberside, Inverness, Nice and Southend.
In addition to the re-introduction of its popular Norwich service, Flybe’s extensive summer schedule from Jersey also includes:

  • 92 flights a week to London Gatwick
  • 28 flights a week to Birmingham
  • 24 flights a week to Exeter
  • 54 flights a week to Southampton

Mike Rutter, Flybe’s Chief Commercial Officer, comments: “Jersey continues to be one of our most important destinations both for Islanders needing to access the mainland and for those travelling to and from the Island for business or leisure. Despite the economic challenges of the past 12 months, we have continued to grow and develop the airline to provide the most cost-effective, efficient and flexible service for our passengers.”

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