flybe brings Channel Islands closer for Newcastle passengers

25th Jan 2010
flybe brings Channel Islands closer for Newcastle passengers

Flybe, the UK’s Number One Domestic Airline, has added another brand new route to its growing schedule out of Newcastle airport with a twice weekly summer service to Guernsey on Tuesdays and Saturdays giving North East travellers even more options for popular holiday getaways.

These first ever scheduled flights offered between Newcastle and the much visited Channel Island, further reinforces Flybe’s commitment to bringing convenient, affordable travel to the North East.  Flights, operated by Flybe’s fuel efficient state-of- the-art 78-seat Bombardier Q400 aircraft, are available for booking now at with fares from £35.99 one way including taxes and airport charges for travel between July 10th and August 31st, 2010.



Newcastle to Guernsey


Saturday July 10 - Tuesday August 31

Saturday flights depart Newcastle at 1450 and arrive Guernsey at 1625

Depart Guernsey: 1650   arrive Newcastle: 1825    

Tuesday flights depart Newcastle at 0830 arrive Guernsey1005

Depart Guernsey 1030 arrive Newcastle 1205


Mike Rutter, Flybe’s Chief Commercial Officer says: “With this brand new route to Guernsey we’re giving Newcastle travellers an attractive and affordable offer for direct summer travel to the Channel Islands. Despite the economic challenges of the past 12 months, Flybe has continued to grow and we remain committed to providing the widest, most convenient range of regional services for our passengers. We expect this new summer service to Guernsey to prove extremely popular for North East travellers.”


Chris Sanders, Head of Aviation Development at Newcastle International Airport comments: “We are delighted with Flybe’s decision to add direct flights to Guernsey from Newcastle International.  It opens up new holiday opportunities from the North East for short breaks and longer stays this summer.  As a tax-free destination, Guernsey, like Jersey, offers great value to holidaymakers who want to enjoy sunshine and beautiful scenery, do not want to go too far away from the UK but still want to be somewhere ‘overseas’.  This summer, Flybe will be operating over eighty weekly departures from Newcastle to UK and European destinations.”   


Mr Rutter adds: “With flights available for booking now, we’d urge travellers to book early so they don’t miss out on the lowest fares possible.”


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