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FLYBE’S 2016 SUMMER TAKES OFF FROM LIVERPOOL

Europe’s largest regional airline takes off for summer with four routes from Liverpool including brand new Newquay route

18th April 2016

Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, started operating its 2016 Summer Schedule recently with a choice of four routes and up to 65 flights a week from Liverpool John Lennon Airport, including a brand new direct service to Newquay, and additional frequencies on its popular Belfast City and Isle of Man routes.

One way fares are from £24.99 including taxes and charges and are available for booking at Flybe.com.

Travellers from Liverpool will now be able to fly directly to Newquay with Flybe, on a new route which will operate on Saturdays. Another new route sees the addition of Edinburgh with daily flights. Additional frequencies have also been added on routes to Belfast City and the Isle of Man in order to better meet demand and provide a greater choice of flight times.

Highlights of Flybe’s 2016 Summer Schedule from Liverpool John Lennon Airport
For travel through to Saturday 29th October 2016

  • Four routes
  • Choice of up to 65 flights a week
  • Two new routes for summer: Liverpool to Newquay, operating on Saturdays and Liverpool to Edinburgh, seven days a week.
  • Two extra weekend flights added to Belfast City route
  • Liverpool to Isle of Man route increased to up to four flights per day
  • Details of all flights available for booking at www.flybe.com with one way fares from £24.99 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 to and from Liverpool. Our customer promise is to be the ‘Fastest way from A to Flybe’, faster than rail and road, aiming to be on time every time.”

Mark Povall, Director of Air Service Development at Liverpool Airport added: “Flybe has grown its business from Liverpool significantly over the past 18 months with new routes and additional frequencies giving passengers across the City Region a wider choice of UK destinations from their airport.”

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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)