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FLYBE’S 2015 SUMMER SCHEDULE FEATURES 16 BRAND NEW ROUTES

09 december 2014

Leading regional airline summer schedule features opening of brand new Bournemouth base, 144 routes with total choice of up to 3,011 flights a week, first flights from London Stansted and return of popular sun routes

Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has today put on sale its 2015 Summer schedule that features 144 routes, including 16 that are brand new, offering a total choice of up to 3,011 flights a week for travel from 29th March 2015. The airline will also start based operations from Bournemouth, re-open its Aberdeen base and start flying regional routes from London Stansted.

This will also be the first summer for the airline’s seven routes from London City.  Having awarded the PSO contract, Flybe will continue to keep Cornwall connected with its daily multi frequency service between Newquay and London Gatwick. In addition, its most popular ski routes from Birmingham, Cardiff, Exeter and Southampton will extend through to April 2015 to accommodate Easter holiday travel. This, coupled with the many routes on sale throughout Scotland and regional Europe offered by Flybe’s franchise partners, Loganair and Stobart Air, plus the return of popular sun routes from Exeter and Southampton, means that customers have an ever increasing choice of point to point, sea and sun travel options.

Seats are on sale now for booking at www.flybe.com with one way fares from £24.99 including taxes and charges and currently available for travel between March 29th and September 3rd, 2015.

In providing a ‘One Stop to the World’, Flybe’s seven codeshare partners offer regional customers extensive opportunities to enjoy seamless long haul travel. For the first time this summer they will be able to  take advantage of the additional onward connections to Asia, Canada and the US available via its newest codeshare partners Cathay Pacific, Finnair and Aer Lingus when flights are booked either direct from those airlines’ websites or through a local travel agent. 

 

Highlights of Flybe’s Summer 2015 Schedule

For travel 29th March – 3rd September 2015

Total 144 routes offering choice of up to 3,011 flights a week, including -

 

16 brand new routes:

BIRMINGHAM –  Bastia (Corsica), Biarritz
BOURNEMOUTH – Amsterdam, Biarritz, Deauville, Dublin, Glasgow, Jersey, Manchester, Paris Charles de Gaulle, Toulon
LONDON STANSTED – Isle of Man, Newcastle, Newquay
SOUTHAMPTON – Bastia (Corsica), Milan Malpensa

 

12 new winter routes extended through to Summer 2015:

EXETER - Newcastle
INVERNESS - Dublin
LONDON CITY – Aberdeen, Amsterdam, Belfast City, Dublin, Exeter, Edinburgh, Inverness
LONDON SOUTHEND – Dublin
MANCHESTER - Amsterdam
FLYBE SHUTTLE – Jersey-Southampton-Leeds Bradford-Aberdeen

One way fares from £24.99 including taxes and charges at www.flybe./com

 

Paul Simmons, Flybe’s Chief Commercial Officer, says: “It’s going to be a busy summer! Over the last twelve months we have continued to grow and develop the airline to provide the most cost-effective, efficient and flexible service for our passengers. Our 2015 Summer schedule boosts further the large selection of flights to great city and sun destinations.

“We look forward to strengthening our presence on the South Coast with the opening our new operations at Bournemouth and of course starting to fly from London Stansted. The re-opening of our Aberdeen base is also another important landmark. We are also pleased that, through our many codeshare partners, we are able to offer our customers even more travel choice extending further our reach across Europe and the rest of the world.”

ENDS

For further press information, or to arrange an interview, please contact the Flybe press office: T: 0845 675 0681    E: pressoffice@flybe.com

Notes to Editors:
Flybe, Europe's largest regional airline – 170 routes serving 16 countries from 87 departure points, 36 UK/51 European airports* (all routes on sale Nov ’14 – Sep ‘15);
operates more UK domestic flights than any other airline (UKCAA Oct’13 - Sep ’14); is the largest scheduled airline by air traffic movements at Belfast City, Birmingham, Exeter, Inverness, Manchester, Newquay and Southampton airports (UK CAA Sep ’14); operates 69 aircraft – 45 Bombardier Q400, 13 Embraer 195 & 11 E175; codeshares with BA, Air France, Etihad, KLM and Finnair; has two franchise partners, Loganair and Stobart Air and was Amsterdam Schiphol’s Airline of the Year 2012 Europe.

* Flown under the Flybe brand (26 routes/13 airports exclusively served by Flybe’s franchise partner, Loganair: and six routes and five airports exclusively operated by franchise partner, Stobart Air)