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Flybe launches new summer season flights

26th March 2007 Print
Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, today launches its first flights of the summer season, bringing a total of 13 brand new routes to travellers in the UK to key domestic and European destinations. Routes are available for booking for travel throughout the summer at

Following the recent acquisition of BA Connect, Flybe customers across the regions can also take advantage of a number of additional domestic and international destinations, and will see a significant price saving on these routes of £19 per passenger.

Available for booking now and with fares from just £19.99 one way, including taxes and charges, the announcement further reinforces Flybe’s commitment to bringing convenient, low cost travel to the regions and reaffirms its position as Europe’s largest regional airline.

The summer schedule 2007 sees Flybe continuing to respond to local demand with the re-introduction of several routes direct to France and Spain, popular with holiday makers, sports enthusiasts and second home owners in the regions.

The launch of Flybe’s first summer flights of 2007 also signals a change of terminal for the airline at a number of its bases. As of Sunday, passengers flying from Birmingham, Manchester and London Gatwick will see their flights leaving from a different terminal to normal as a result of Flybe’s increased operations in these regions.

Flybe will introduce the remainder of its summer schedule over the coming months which will see the start of operations to both Dubrovnik and Split, as well as re-introduced routes to key bases across UK and Europe.

Mike Rutter, Chief Commercial Officer comments: “Our ongoing introduction of new routes from the regions proves our commitment to the UK and sees us responding directly to consumer demand, offering our customers a frequent and truly low cost service from the regions to exciting destinations across the UK and Europe.

“Following the acquisition of BA Connect we are focused on building a bigger and stronger airline which will allow us further opportunities to develop routes, encourage further business to the area and see our regional hubs go from strength to strength. Customers will now be able to turn to Flybe as their number one choice for domestic, European city and French regional flying.

“With the huge range of flights now available, people should book now to ensure they don’t miss out!”