Flybe to launch Jersey-Dusseldorf route on April

Flybe to launch Jersey-Dusseldorf route on April

Flybe has announced it will operate a new Saturday service to Dusseldorf from Jersey during peak summer.

The route will launch on April 29th and will operate until September 30th, maintaining the connection between the two destinations.

Flybe chief revenue officer, Vincent Hodder, commented: “We look forward to many new customers using this new route.

“Dusseldorf is a convenient gateway to the Rhine-Ruhr economic region offering direct and convenient access to all the many attractions of the Rhine River, a particularly beautiful area of Germany and that has a wealth of things to offer leisure travellers.

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“We would also expect this service to continue to boost inbound visitors taking advantage of the convenient short one hour 40 minute flight from our new Dusseldorf base.”

In total, 17 routes feature in Flybe summer schedule for 2017 from Jersey offering a choice of up to 185 flights a week.

On behalf of Ports of Jersey, key account and marketing director, Myra Shacklady, added: “We are pleased to see Flybe expand and strengthen its existing Jersey route network by introducing a direct summer service into mainland Europe this year.

“Not only is Flybe maintaining this long standing and important connection for the benefit of the Island’s inbound tourism sector but it also offers residents another opportunity of a direct travel link to Germany to experience the attractions of the Rhine region.”