Flybe has launched 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.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
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
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!”