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FLYBE’S 2016 SUMMER TAKES OFF FROM EAST MIDLANDS

Europe’s largest regional airline offers five routes from East Midlands Airport including the return of its popular Jersey service

18th April 2016

Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline started operating its 2016 Summer Schedule recently with a choice of five routes available from East Midlands Airport including the return of a daily service to Jersey.

One way fares are from £29.99 including taxes and charges and are available for booking at flybe.com.

To meet passenger demand, Flybe has also increased the number of flights between East Midlands and Glasgow, with improved flight times to accommodate both business and leisure travellers.

Highlights of Flybe’s 2016 Summer Schedule from East Midlands
For travel through to Saturday 29th October 2016

  • Five routes
  • Choice of up to 81 flights a week
  • Daily flights between East Midlands and Jersey
  • Choice of up to four flights a day between East Midlands and Glasgow
  • Route between East Midlands and Amsterdam will continue to operate as per previous schedule
  • Details of all flights available for booking at www.flybe.com with one way fares from £29.99 including taxes and airport charges

Vincent Hodder, Flybe’s Chief Revenue Officer comments: “Time saving, affordable, punctual travel is what we will be delivering to our customers this summer. Many of the routes we will be operating are specifically scheduled to attract those looking for reasonably-priced, convenient day returns and short breaks.”

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

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)