Flybe add Exeter to London City and Newcastle
Flybe’s brand new, year-round London City flights together with the return of its daily Newcastle service are set to take off from Exeter Airport as the airline starts its extensive 2014-15 winter schedule this Sunday, 26 October.
The airline is also increasing its popular flights to Manchester with the added choice of an extra six flights a week. This is the third winter season for Flybe’s successful Manchester hub from where passengers are increasingly taking advantage of by-passing congested London airports to make more convenient, seamless onward connections. This can be either onward with other Flybe regional services or farther afield to an extensive selection of long haul destinations through its various codeshare partners, when booked through a travel agent. The most recent of these is with Finnair to Helsinki and onwards to its many destinations that includes 15 in Asia.
Winter highlights from Exeter include:
– New 3 x day flights to London City Airport
– Return of daily Newcastle service
– Return of popular ski routes to Geneva and Chambery both of which are extended through to 12 April 2015 to accommodate Easter holiday travel.
Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, will operate 22 routes to and from Exeter offering a choice of up to 222 flights a week with one way fares from £29.99 including taxes and charges.
Paul Simmons, Flybe’s Chief Commercial Officer, comments: “The diversity of our winter network this year is greatly expanded with the new routes we have added. Regional connectivity is Flybe’s mission and it is hoped that our convenient new London City flights will be embraced especially by local businesses and those wanting fast and easy access to the heart of London.”
Flybe is always looking at ways to provide improved benefits for its customers and the start of the winter schedule also sees the airline welcome Avios on board with a new travel rewards programme, and Spend & Fly, a simpler way to earn flights with Flybe’s credit card. There is also a new secure onsite parking option offered at most of the UK airports from which it operates when making an online booking- and it will always be the closest available possible to the terminal.
Adds Mr Simmons: “Providing an extensive choice of routes for customers whose travel plans are time-critical is what Flybe is all about. We look forward to welcoming all our Exeter passengers on board this winter so they can experience for themselves ‘the fastest way from A to Flybe!”