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Flybe announces another new French route from Southampton

15 August 2012

Leading regional airline expands route network from Southampton with new daily flight to Nantes

Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline and the UK’s Number One Domestic carrier, has added another new route to regional France from Southampton International Airport, this time to Nantes, Brittany’s most important commercial hub and the sixth largest city in France, with a daily year-round service starting on 28th October.  Tickets are on sale now at from £39.99 one way including taxes and charges

This new route will increase to 6 the number of Flybe routes to France alone offered during winter 2012-13 from Southampton with a choice of up to 78 flights a week.

Dep Southampton 1040     arr Nantes  1255
Dep Nantes  1320               arr Southampton 1335

Dep Southampton 0715     arr Nantes  0930
Dep Nantes  0955               arr Southampton 1010

Dep Southampton 1450     arr Nantes  1705
Dep Nantes  1730              arr Southampton 1745

Simon Lilley, Flybe’s Director of Marketing, comments:“We have an established reputation for serving regional France and our new route linking Southampton with Nantes will offer travellers yet another attractive option.”

Southampton Airport, Managing Director, Dave Lees, adds:“We’re delighted by the news that Flybe will be offering a regular service to Nantes. Not only are we serving the holidaymakers from the south with the flexibility of daily flights, but this route will also benefit people with second homes in France and International students at the language schools and universities in the area.”

With the addition of the new route to Nantes, Flybe’s 2012-13 comprehensive winter schedule from Southampton now offers travellers a total choice of up to 304 flights a week on 22 popular routes including a wide choice of UK destinations,regular flights to Limoges, Bergerac and Rennes and the return of the ever popular twice weekly ski services to Chambery and Geneva and once weekly to Salzburg.