FLYBE ADDS ANOTHER NEW SUMMER ROUTE FROM BIRMINGHAM
30 December 2014
Leading regional airline to operate three times weekly flights to Deauville
Birmingham customers will be able to fly direct to Deauville for the first time this summer following the announcement today by Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, that it has added this third new French route to its 2015 Summer schedule. The three times a week service will operate on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays between 22nd June and 26th September 2015. One way fares from £24.99 including taxes and charges are available for booking now at www.flybe.com
Deauville is a fashionable, internationally renowned beach resort located in northwest France and known as the Parisian Riviera. It is famous particularly for its sandy beaches, grand hotels and casinos, golf courses and for hosting prestigious horse racing events, polo matches and the annual Deauville American Film Festival.
Highlights of new summer route to Deauville (DOL) from Birmingham (BHX)
Effective for travel 22nd June - 26th Sep 2015
Operated by 2x2 88-seat Embraer 175
Dep BHX 1155 Arr DOL 1350 Dep DOL 1415 Arr BHX 1410
Dep BHX 1205 Arr DOL 1400 Dep DOL720 Arr BHX 1715
Dep BHX 1100 Arr DOL 1255 Dep DOL 1320 Arr BHX 1330
One way fares from £24.99 including taxes and charges
Paul Simmons, Flybe’s Chief Commercial Officer comments: “We are pleased to offer passengers this brand new route to Deauville as part of our 2015 Summer schedule that boosts further the large selection of flights to great city and sun destinations from Birmingham.”
William Pearson, Birmingham Airport’s Aviation Development Director, said: “Flybe’s decision to introduce this new service to Deauville from Birmingham Airport is great news for passengers in the region who are looking to get away for a relaxing break in the summer. This picturesque seaside town in northwest France, known for its famous race course, harbour, sandy beaches and choice of luxurious hotels, is an excellent addition to Flybe’s network of flights from Birmingham.”
Flybe will operate 26 routes from Birmingham for Summer 2015 with a total choice of up to 339 flights a week that includes two other new French summer routes - to Bastia on the northern tip of the French island of Corsica, and to Biarritz, a luxurious seaside town well known for hosting premier surfing events.
Issued by the Flybe press office:T: 0845 675 0681 E: [email protected]
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); December 2014 named top UK airline for punctuality by consumer watchdog Which?; 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)