14th August 2018
Flybe Boosts 2018-19 Winter Flying from Southampton
· Includes extra Wednesday flights to Alicante
· Extra Friday flight to Newcastle
· Extra weekday & Sunday flights to Edinburgh and Glasgow
· Added Saturday service to Bergerac
· Plus extra services during October/February half terms and peak festive season on selected key routes
Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has significantly boosted frequency to its 2018-19 Winter schedule on five of its key routes from Southampton, together with an extra 28 return flights over the busy October and February half terms and peak festive season to Belfast City, Edinburgh and Manchester.
Highlights of 2018-19 Winter schedule additional flying include:
Edinburgh – up from 4xday to 5xday (Mon-Fri)
Glasgow – up from 4xday to 5xday with addition of afternoon flight(Mon-Fri)
Newcastle – extra late morning fight on Fridays to 3xweekday schedule
Alicante – flights doubled to two a week with extra return flight on Wednesday
Bergerac - now also operating on Saturdays, up from three to 4 flights a week
Full details of Flybe’s 2018-19 Winter schedule are available at www.flybe.com
Seats are on sale for booking from today (Tuesday 14th August 2018) at www.flybe.com, effective for travel from 28th October 2018 through to 30th March 2019.
Roy Kinnear, Flybe’s Chief Commercial Officer comments: “We are committed to grow our services from Southampton and so are pleased to offer our customers added choice this winter with more frequency on some of our most popular routes.”
Neil Garwood, Managing Director at Southampton Airport said: “We are delighted that Flybe has decided to expand on their winter seats capacity. Southampton Airport offers a wide range of destinations not only for winter holidays but also for essential business travel, and it’s great to be able to offer even more choice of flights for our passengers.”
In total, Flybe’s 2019 Winter schedule from Southampton now features 20 routes with a choice of up to 237 flights a week.