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Leading regional airline’s new winter schedule features 138 routes including five which are brand new, offering a total choice of up to 1,563 flights a week

2nd November 2016

Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, started operating  its 2016/17 Winter schedule this past weekend (Sunday, 30th October, 2016) featuring 138 routes including five that are brand new and 36 that are operating for the first time this winter having started in the summer. There is a total choice of up to 1,563 flights a week for travel through to 25th March, 2017 with one way fares from £17.49 including taxes and charges, available for booking at

The five brand new routes are: London City and Doncaster Sheffield to Dusseldorf; Manchester to Toulouse, and Leeds Bradford to Newquay which has been made possible through the Government’s Regional Air Connectivity Fund, and Manchester to Innsbruck that starts in December.
The schedule also features 36 routes that are operating for the first time this winter, having been new this summer, including the airline’s first ever intra-European flights from Hannover to Milan and Lyon.

*Brand new routes
Birmingham to Geneva, Nantes, Luxembourg, Rotterdam, Knock, Toulouse
Cardiff to Berlin Tegel, London City
Doncaster to Alicante, Malaga, Paris Charles De Gaulle, Chambery, Dublin, Jersey, Berlin Tegel, Amsterdam, Dusseldorf
Dundee to Amsterdam
East Midlandsto Jersey
Edinburgh to Knock, Bergerac
Exeter to Malaga, Alicante, Norwich
Hannoverto Lyon, Milan
Jersey to Doncaster, East Midlands
Leeds Bradford toNewquay
London Cityto Cardiff, Dusseldorf, Paris Charles De Gaulle
Manchester to Luxembourg, Lyon, Rennes, Chambery, Toulouse, Rotterdam, Bergerac, Innsbruck
Norwich to Exeter, Chambery
Southampton to Lyon, Munich

Ski fans are well catered for with eight new routes starting in December - Birmingham to Geneva; Doncaster Sheffield, Manchester and Norwich to Chambery; Manchester and Birmingham to Toulouse, and Manchester to Innsbruck and Lyon.

Flybe’s successful Manchester and Birmingham hubs continue to become increasingly popular with passengers taking advantage of by-passing congested London airports to make more seamless onward connections. Using the hubs as a convenient ‘One Stop to the World’ proposition, this can be either onward with other Flybe regional services or farther afield to an extensive selection of long haul destinations through its various codeshare partners when booked via a travel agent.

Full details of Flybe’s 2016-17 Winter schedule are available at