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25 July 2012

FLYBE ANNOUNCES NEW YEAR ROUND SERVICE BETWEEN BIRMINGHAM AND AMSTERDAM

Leading regional airline expands route network from Birmingham with up to three return flights a day to Schiphol

Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has today announced its latest new route from Birmingham that offers up to three return flights a day to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport from October 28th offering a choice of up to 32 conveniently timed flights a week designed specifically to suit the business traveller. One way fares are available for booking now at www.flybe.com from £39.99 including taxes and charges.

The additional year round service is expected to benefit a mix of business and leisure passengers with the wealth of additional opportunities it offers to access one of Europe’s largest gateways to global travel and takes to 24 the number of Flybe routes serving Birmingham.

FLIGHT SCHEDULE
Birmingham (BHX) to Amsterdam (AMS) from 28th October 2012
Mon-Fri
Dep BHX 0705    arr AMS 0930            Dep AMS 1005  arr BHX 1025
Dep BHX 1735    arr AMS 2000            Dep AMS  2035  arr BHX 2050

Mon,Thurs,Fri
Dep BHX 1420  arr AMS 1635              Dep AMS 1715  arr BHX 1735

Sat
Dep BHX 0705   arr AMS 0930            Dep AMS 1005  arr BHX 1025

Sun
Dep BHX 1355  arr AMS 1610             Dep AMS 1650  arr BHX 1710
Dep BHX 1735  arr AMS 2000             Dep AMS 2035  arr BHX 2050

Andrew Strong, Flybe UK Managing Director comments: “Flybe is committed to developing its route network out of Birmingham and we have every confidence that our new service with its convenient timings will prove successful in offering an attractive and affordable way for travellers to access this vital international hub.”

Martyn Lloyd, Commercial Director, Birmingham Airport, said: ”Amsterdam is an important route for both business and leisure travellers and last year it was the third busiest destination from Birmingham. Flybe is a strong brand and has a successful product which I’m sure will be perfect for this route so we’re extremely pleased that the carrier will be starting daily services from the winter period.”

Adds Mr Strong: “The introduction of Flybe’s new route will further complement our already extensive schedule that features a total of 24 routes and a choice of up to 586 flights each week and we look forward to welcoming our first Amsterdam passengers on board.”