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Flybe Adds Extra Six Flights A Week To Manchester From Exeter

Leading regional airline boosts popular route with extra weekday and Sunday flights

15th September 2014

Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, is to boost its popular Manchester service from Exeter with six extra flights each week from October 26th, 2014. It has added a fourth weekday flight departing mid-morning operated by one of its E175 jets, and a third flight on Sundays that leaves in the early afternoon.  One way fares are from £34.99 including taxes and charges are on sale now at www.flybe.com .

Paul Simmons, Flybe’s Chief Commercial Officer said:  “Being ‘the fastest way from A to Flybe’, we have scheduled these extra flights to ensure there will be a convenient choice throughout the day, not just for those visiting Manchester but also for those making the many onward connections with Flybe available through our Manchester hub to the rest of the UK. This is not to mention the hundreds of onward global connections also available out of Manchester that includes those with our codeshare partners, all of which are now easily accessible from Exeter without the need to battle overcrowded South East airports!” 

Matt Roach, Exeter Airport’s Managing Director added:  “South West passengers have welcomed the ease of onward connectivity through Flybe’s Manchester hub. The additional flights, providing extra capacity on the route, further increase the ability to connect to a huge range of domestic and world-wide destinations from Exeter.  Four flights a day will mean that connecting times with major
international carriers will be minimised and people from the South West could be departing to
Sydney, New York, Toyko or Cape Town in a shorter time than if they had travelled to a London
airport.  Passenger baggage, which is checked-in at Exeter, also goes all the way to the final
destination without the need to reclaim at any transfer airport. With the start of Flybe’s flights to
London City airport in October, these are exciting times for air travellers in the South West. ”

This winter, Flybe will operate 12 routes from Exeter Airport offering a choice of up to 202 flights a week that includes up to 50 flights a week to and from Manchester.

NEW WINTER SCHEDULE – EXETER (EXT) - MANCHESTER (MAN)
Effective for travel Sunday 26th October, 2014

Mon-Fri
Dep EXT 0700 arr MAN 0805      Dep MAN 0845 arr EXT 0950
[Dep MAN 1040  arr EXT 1140] Dep EXT 1220  arr MAN 1330   NEW
Dep EXT 1445  arr MAN 1555     Dep MAN 1645 arr EXT 1745
Dep EXT 1840  arr MAN 1940     Dep MAN 2025  arr EXT 2130

Sat
Dep EXT 0700 arr MAN 0805      Dep MAN 0845  arr EXT 0950
Dep EX 1840  arr MAN 1940     Dep MAN 2025  arrr EXT 2130
Sun
Dep    EXT 1120  arr MAN 1230    Dep MAN 1040  arr EXT 1140
[Dep MAN 1150  arr EXT  1250]  Dep EXT 1315 arr MAN 1425  NEW
Dep EXT 1840    arr MAN 1940     Dep MAN 2025  arr EXT 2130