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FLYBE ANNOUNCES NEW ROUTE BETWEEN SOUTHAMPTON AND PARIS CHARLES DE GAULLE

Leading regional airline’s 2016 summer programme now features new daily service to Charles de Gaulle boosting services to Paris airports

27th January 2016

Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has today (28th January 2016) announced that it is introducing a new daily flight between Southampton and Paris Charles De Gaulle airport as part of its 2016 Summer schedule. Tickets are available for booking now at www.flybe.com with one way fares from £34.99 including taxes and charges, and effective for travel between 27th March and 29th October, 2016.

This new route is in addition to Flybe’s established twice daily service to Paris Orly airport, boosting flights to Paris airports to three flights a day.

There are excellent transport connections from Paris Charles De Gaulle for onward travel to the rest of the world as well as quick and easy access into one of the most famous cities in the world. Customers can be in the centre of Paris in half an hour or, in just over ten minutes, reach the grounds of Disneyland Paris, courtesy of the direct, high speed train between the two locations.

Flybe remains fully committed to offering the widest possible choice of destinations for time-saving travel from Southampton Airport with 30 routes operating from its South Coast base this summer.

ENDS

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 72 departure points, 37 UK/35 European airports* (all routes on sale Jan ’16 – Oct ‘16); operates more UK domestic flights than any other airline (UK CAA Dec ’14 – Nov‘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, Glasgow, Isle of Man, Jersey, Manchester, Newquay and Southampton airports (UK CAA Nov’15); operates fleet of 75 aircraft – 52 Bombardier Q400, 9 Embraer 195, 11 E175 & 3 ATR 72s; 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 71% coverage of reporting airports (UK CAA Nov ’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 (31 routes/11 airports exclusively served by Flybe’s franchise partner, Loganair: and 3 routes and 3 airports exclusively operated by franchise partner, Stobart Air)