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FLYBE TO OPERATE TWO NEW FRENCH SUMMER ROUTES FROM LONDON CITY

Leading regional airline expands presence at London City with additional routes to Paris and Rennes

16th January 2016

Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, will operate two brand new routes to Paris Charles de Gaulle and Rennes as part of its 2016 Summer schedule from London City Airport. Seats are on sale now at www.flybe.com with one way fares from £46.99 including taxes and charges.

Weekday flights to Paris have been timed for convenient day returns, with those to Rennes operating for peak summer every day except Saturdays. Rennes.is the capital of Brittany and an important centre for business and tourism, renowned as being a ‘city of art and culture’,

Flybe will operate a total of seven routes to and from London City Airport next summer offering passengers a choice of up to 176 flights a week.

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For further press information, or to arrange an interview, please contact the Flybe press office:
T: 0845 675 0681  E: [email protected]

Notes to Editors

Flybe, Europe's largest regional airline – 194 routes serving 10 countries from 73 departure points, 37 UK/36 European airports* (all routes on sale Dec ’15 – Sep ‘16); operates more UK domestic flights than any other airline (UK CAA Nov ’14 – Oct ‘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, Bournemouth, Cardiff, Exeter, Isle of Man, Jersey, Manchester, Newquay and Southampton airports (UK CAA Oct ’15); operates fleet of 69 aircraft – 49 Bombardier Q400, 9 Embraer 195 & 11 E175; codeshares with BA, Air France, Etihad, KLM, Finnair, Aer Lingus, Cathay Pacific and Emirates; has two franchise partners, Loganair and Stobart Air making it only UK airline brand with 72% coverage of reporting airports (UK CAA Oct ’15); 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 (29 routes/11 airports exclusively served by Flybe’s franchise partner, Loganair: and 4 routes and 4 airports exclusively operated by franchise partner, Stobart Air)