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FLYBE INCREASES BELFAST CITY FLIGHTS FROM LEEDS BRADFORD

Leading regional airline takes off for summer from Leeds Bradford Airport with up to five flights a day to Belfast City

7th April 2016

Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has increased its 2016 Summer schedule from Leeds Bradford airport offering an additional daily weekday service to Belfast City from 4th July offering a choice of up to five flights a day. One way fares are from £19.99 including taxes and charges and are available for booking at flybe.com.

Additional frequency has been added to this popular route to better meet passenger demand and provide an even more convenient choice of flight times with quick and easy day return options.

Flybe’s 2016 Summer Schedule from Leeds Bradford
For travel Sunday 27th March – Saturday 29th October 2016

  • Increased choice of up to 30 flights a week to Belfast City
  • Details of all flights available for booking at www.flybe.com with one way fares from £19.99 including taxes and airport charges

Vincent Hodder, Flybe’s Chief Revenue Officer comments: “Time saving, affordable, punctual travel is what we are delivering to our customers this summer, specifically scheduled to attract those looking for reasonably-priced, convenient day returns and short breaks. With additional frequency, our customers can choose to travel at the times that best suit them, realising our commitment to be the ‘Fastest way from A to Flybe’ and aiming to be on time every time.”

Leeds Bradford Airport's Aviation Development Director Tony Hallwood adds: “Belfast continues to one of Leeds Bradford’s strongest routes on our growing domestic network. We are pleased to work with Flybe to deliver increased frequency and provide increased flexibility for our business and leisure passengers."

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Issued by the Flybe press office:
E: [email protected]
T: 0845 675 0681

Leeds Bradford Airport media contact: Tony Hallwood
E: [email protected]
T: 07793 709188

Notes to Editors:

Flybe, Europe's largest regional airline – 216 routes serving 10 countries from 75 departure points, 37 UK/38 European airports* (all routes on sale Mar ’16 – Oct ‘16); operates more UK domestic flights than any other airline (UK CAA Feb ’15 – Jan‘16); one of only two UK-based carriers in top 20 global airlines punctuality league table by OAG (Jan ’16) and named top UK airline for punctuality in report issued by UK consumer watchdog Which? (Dec 2014); named ‘Best Short-Haul Airline’ at the 2016 Business Travel Awards (Jan ‘16); 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 Jan ’16); 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 three franchise partners, Loganair, Stobart Air and Blue Islands making it only UK airline brand with 72% coverage of reporting airports (UK CAA Jan ’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 (30 routes/11 airports exclusively served by Flybe’s franchise partner, Loganair: and 3 routes and 3 airports exclusively operated by franchise partner, Stobart Air)