Flybe announces new Manchester - Derry route

Flybe announces new Manchester - Derry route

Flybe, Europe’s leading regional airline and the UK’s Number One Domestic airline, has today announced another addition to its ever growing summer schedule. Bringing back a route that has been absent for 13 years, this service opens up the link between the shopping capital of the North, Manchester and Derry, the UK’s 2010 City of Culture. 

This five times a week summer service reinforces Flybe’s commitment to bringing convenient, affordable travel to passengers.

Flights are available for booking now at www.flybe.com with fares from just £24.99 one way, including taxes and charges.

SCHEDULE

Manchester to Derry

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·      Flights on a Monday, Thursday, Friday , Saturday and Sunday from May 19th - Sept 25th 2011 – On Monday, Tuesday and Thursdays, flights depart Manchester at 10.20 and arrive in Derry at 11.25

·      On Saturdays,  flights depart Manchester at 09.05 and arrive in Derry at 10.10

·      On Sundays, flights depart Manchester at 13.50 and arrive in Derry at 14.55

Derry to Manchester

·      Flights on a Monday, Thursday, Friday , Saturday and Sunday from May 19th - Sept 25th 2011 – On Monday, Tuesday and Thursdays,  flights depart Derry at 11.50 and arrive in Manchester at 12.55.

On Saturdays,  flights depart Derry at 10.35 and arrive in Manchester at 11.40

On Sundays, flights depart Manchester at 15.20 and arrive in Derry at 16.25

Mike Rutter, Flybe’s Chief Commercial Officer said: “We’re delighted to be adding this service to the city of Derry from Manchester and to bring back a route that has been absent for so many years. We continually look to see where we can help make travelling more convenient for our passengers and bringing back this route is a great example of this.

Despite the economic challenges of the past 12 months, Flybe has continued to grow and we remain committed to providing the widest, most convenient and affordable range of regional services for our passengers. “