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Flybe Announces Sixth New Route From East Midlands!

14 September 2012

Leading regional airline unveils new weekly winter ski route to Chambrey

Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline has announced it will operate a sixth new route from East Midlands Airport, namely a weekly winter ski service to Chambery available for travel from December 15th through to March 30th, 2013 with a schedule timed perfectly for the Saturday ‘changeover days’ required by most of the region’s accommodation establishments.  Flights are available for booking now with one way fares from £49.99 including taxes and airport charges at

NEW ROUTE SCHEDULE December 15th – March 30th, 2013
East Midlands - Chambery
Dep East Midlands 1500     Arr Chambery         1825
Dep Chambery      1905     Arr East Midlands    2030

Andrew Strong, Flybe UK MD, comments: “We are aware that a lot of travellers from a across the East Midlands region wanting to visit the closest ski resorts to Chambery of the Trois Vallèes area, are looking for a Saturday flight to make the most of the Saturday ‘changeover day’ system required by the majority of the hotels and lodges. As a result, we expect strong demand for these new weekly flights and would advise people to book as early as possible to take advantage of the lowest possible fares.”

Ken O’Toole, MAG’s Chief Commercial Officer, said: “It's great to see Flybe’s expansion plans continuing only days after launching new services to Edinburgh and Glasgow. Flybe's commitment to strengthen and grow their new base at East Midlands Airport is quickly becoming a reality with their route network rapidly increasing to serve destinations across Europe."

Flybe now offers a total choice of up to 166 flights a week from East Midlands airport to seven destinations namely Amsterdam, Belfast City, Chambery, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Jersey, Paris Charles de Gaulle demonstrating its intention to build a strong network from the airport.