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Flybe's Expanded Services From East Midlands On Sale Now

11 May 2012

Leading regional airline doubles weekday flights to Belfast City and adds new routes to Edinburgh and Glasgow with total choice of up to 122 flights a week

Flybe, Europe's largest regional airline and the UK's Number One domestic carrier has today announced the start of its expanded schedule from East Midlands Airport that features the doubling of existing weekday flights to and from George Best Belfast City Airport from June 11th together with two additional weekend services; and two new routes serving Edinburgh and Glasgow available for travel from September 10th through to March 30th, 2013. One way fares are from £24.99 including taxes and charges and all are available for booking now at

NEW ROUTES for travel from September 10th:

East Midlands (EMA) - Edinburgh (EDI)
Dep EMA 0855 arr EDI 1005                       Dep EDI  0715 arr EMA 0830
Daily (excluding Sat)
Dep EMA 1625 arr EDI 1735                       Dep EDI 1445 arr EMA 1600
Dep EMA 1955 arr EDI 2105                       Dep EDI 1815 arr EMA 1930


East Midlands (EMA) – Glasgow (GLA)
Dep EMA 0845 arr GLA 0955                  Dep GLA 0705 arr EMA 0820
Daily (excluding Sat)
Dep EMA 1615 arr GLA 1725                  Dep GLA 1435 arr EMA 1550
Dep EMA 1945 arr GLA 2055                  Dep GLA 1805 arr EMA 1920


NEW SCHEDULE: East Midlands (EMA) – Belfast City (BHD)
Dep EMA 0835  arr BHD 0940                  Dep BHD  0705  arr EMA 0810
Dep EMA 1745  arr BHD 1850                  Dep BHD 1615   arr EMA 1720


New – available for travel from June 11th
Dep EMA  1110 arr BHD  1215                 Dep BHD 0940   arr EMA 1045
Dep EMA  1940 arr BHD  2045                 Dep BHD 1810   arr EMA 1915

Dep EMA   0835  arr BHD  0940                 Dep BHD 0705   arr EMA 0810
Dep EMA 1140   arr BHD 1245                   Dep BHD 1010 arr EMA 1115 (June 16-Sep 8)

Dep EMA  1620   arr BHD 1725                  Dep BHD 1450  arr EMA 1555
Dep EMA 1940 arr BHD 2045                     Dep BHD 1810  arr 1915


Andrew Strong, Flybe UK MD, comments:“We have been working hard over the past few days to do everything possible within the confines of our already extensive summer schedule to ensure that those passengers wanting to travel from East Midlands Airport to these key destinations are not left completely stranded following bmibaby’s surprise announcement last week that it will cease flying these key routes in June. 

“We know that many passengers rely on the airport for their regional travel and we’re pleased to start releasing some of the routes for sale to give them peace of mind on these three routes with the increased frequency on our Belfast City service and a choice of up to 36 flights a week to Edinburgh and Glasgow from September. We continue to work with the airports involved and expect to be able to put more routes on sale in the coming days.”