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FLYBE EXPANDS SUMMER SCHEDULE FROM EDINBURGH

3 JUNE 2015

Leading regional airline boosts summer schedule with new Cardiff route and extra flights to Jersey

Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has started operating its brand new daily service between Cardiff and Edinburgh with one way fares from £29.99, including taxes and charges. Flights will increase to twice a day from 31st August 2015.

In addition, the airline has also boosted the number of flights it operates to Jersey for peak summer travel, to five a week, with the addition to its weekend service of services also on Monday, Wednesday and Fridays between 20th July and 31st August, 2015.

SUMMER SCHEDULE FOR NEW ROUTE
EDINBURGH (EDI) TO CARDIFF (CWL)
Mondays – Saturdays:
Dep CWL 0645 Arr EDI 0755 Dep EDI 0835 Arr CWL 0950
Sundays:
Dep CWL 1645 Arr EDI 1755 Dep EDI 1840 Arr CWL 1955

As well as being the recognised gateway to the country and rich in ancient history, Cardiff, Wales’ Capital city, provides sporting excitement especially for rugby enthusiasts at the Millennium Stadium as well as top class entertainment and shopping. Shuttle buses run every 25 minutes to and from the airport direct into the heart of the city.

Flybe’s 2015 Summer Schedule from Edinburgh Airport features 12 routes with a choice of up to 220 flights a week.

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About Flybe

Flybe, Europe's largest regional airline – 178 routes serving 9 countries from 72 departure points, 37 UK/35 European airports* (all routes on sale May ’15 – Oct ‘15); operates more UK domestic flights than any other airline (UK CAA Apr ’14 – Mar ‘15); named top UK airline for punctuality in report issued by UK consumer watchdog Which? (Dec 2014); is the largest scheduled airline by air traffic movements at Belfast City, Birmingham, Exeter, Inverness, Isle of Man, Jersey, Leeds Bradford, Manchester, Newquay and Southampton airports (UK CAA Mar ’15); operates fleet of 64 aircraft – 47 Bombardier Q400, 6 Embraer 195 & 11 E175; codeshares with BA, Air France, Etihad, KLM, Finnair, Aer Lingus and Cathay Pacific; has two franchise partners, Loganair and Stobart Air; has own globally recognised Training Academy in Exeter with flight deck and cabin crew simulator facilities, 26 classrooms and 150-seat conference facility.

* Flown under the Flybe brand (27 routes/11 airports exclusively served by Flybe’s franchise partner, Loganair: and four routes and four airports exclusively operated by franchise partner, Stobart Air)

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