Flybe commences expanded 2016-17 winter schedule from Cardiff, Birmingham

Flybe, one of the leading European regional airlines, has commenced its 2016/17 winter schedule from Cardiff Airport, featuring 14 routes including the continuation of the popular London City service.

The winter schedule also includes the recently launched twice weekly flights to Berlin Tegel, the German capital’s main international airport. Other highlights of Flybe’s winter schedule from Cardiff include daily flights to Paris Charles de Gaulle, ideal for travellers to Disneyland Paris during the festive season; and ski routes to Chambery and Geneva starting in December.

Flybe’ expanded schedule at Cardiff offers a choice of up to 74 flights a week through to March 25, 2017, with one way fares from £24.99 including taxes and charges available for booking at www.flybe.com.

Debra Barber, Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer of Cardiff Airport commented: ‘The Flybe base is now marking its second winter of operation at Cardiff, and it’s very pleasing to reflect on all of the exciting developments that have been announced over the year so far, including the recent extension of the daily London City service which continues due to popular demand. We look forward to a busy winter of welcoming Flybe passengers and to continue our great working relationship with the airline, so that the base can keep going from strength to strength.’

Flybe has also started operating its 2016-17 winter schedule from Birmingham, with a choice of up to 375 flights a week across 23 routes including brand new daily flights to Toulouse and a weekly Saturday ski service to Geneva. Flights to Geneva will start on December 17, offering onward connections to many popular ski resorts in Switzerland, France and Italy.

Flybe’s expanded schedule at Birmingham includes increased flights to Edinburgh (up to seven a day) and to Amsterdam (up to six a day). An additional four routes will operate for the first time this winter – to Knock, Luxembourg, Nantes and Rotterdam. Flights operate through to March 25, 2017 with one way fares from £24.99 including taxes and charges available for booking at www.flybe.com, the airport said in a release.

William Pearson, Aviation Director at Birmingham Airport, said: ‘It is excellent news that Flybe will be increasing its selection of routes this winter for our passengers. Toulouse is one of France’s great cultural and commercial centres with a strong medieval heritage. Geneva is a commercial hub as well as being a fantastic gateway to many world class ski resorts.

‘We are sure both of these routes will prove popular with our passengers looking for city breaks and fantastic Christmas markets, ski and snowboard holidays or for business trips.