Flybe has appointment Peter Hauptvogel to the role of chief information officer. He will lead the IT function and play a critical role in building an IT platform and digital strategy to support Flybe’s long term success.
Flybe has announced the return of its weekly Saturday service between Cardiff and Dusseldorf, starting on April 1st. Vincent Hodder, Flybe chief revenue officer commented: “We are pleased to be bringing back this popular route from Cardiff to Dusseldorf this summer.
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 has added seven more flights a week on four popular summer sun routes to Spain and Portugal as part of its expanded 2017 summer schedule from Southampton. From May 27th the airline will operate up to five times a week to Alicante, with new flights on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays in addition to existing Tuesday and Friday services.
Finnair is extending its network throughout the United Kingdom with new codeshare services on Flybe flights between several European cities and the UK. Finnair’s codes will be added to the below Flybe services when a Finnair flight is also included in the booking.
Flybe has announced the continuation of its service from Cardiff to London City as part of its extensive summer ’17 schedule. Vincent Hodder, Flybe chief revenue officer commented: “It is good news for the route that is receiving such positive support from the business community.
Sottish travellers can now book flights to international destinations including Los Angeles, Boston, Seattle, and Dubai – thanks to closer cooperation between Virgin Atlantic and Flybe. From today customers will be able to book tickets to travel from Edinburgh and Aberdeen with Flybe, and connect onto Virgin Atlantic flights at London Heathrow.
Flybe has announced the return of flights between Cornwall Airport Newquay and London Stansted as part of its expanded summer 2017 schedule. Daily flights will begin on March 26th, offering a flight time of approximately 70 minutes, saving valuable time when compared to a drive that would take over five hours.
Flybe it is heading to London Heathrow for the first time next year to connect the UK’s largest international airport with Scotland, offering a choice of more than 40 scheduled flights a week from Aberdeen and Edinburgh. The new routes complement Flybe’s well-established London City flights from the two Scottish airports.
Flybe has announced that Star Alliance member Singapore Airlines has become its 11th codeshare partner. This means that starting this winter, regional customers using Flybe’s multi-frequency services from five UK airports including Aberdeen, Manchester and Southampton.
Flybe has announced plans to open its first European crew base in February 2017 having secured an agreement with Dusseldorf Airport. Germany is becoming an increasingly important market for Flybe, which now offers six routes to Dusseldorf. These are from Birmingham, Cardiff, Doncaster Sheffield, Manchester and Southampton with the latest route from London City having started last month.
Flybe and Avios have announced that it is now possible for customers to get more value - by part paying for their flights using their accrued points. As part of the airline’s extended Avios Travel Rewards programme, flights can be booked and partially paid directly through the Flybe website.