Tag "Flybe"

Booked early for ‘cheap fares’

I HOPE your readers will forgive another letter about our local airline, but I felt compelled to put pen to paper. We are travelling to Paris in eight months’ time and I recently went online to book our flights. For three adults, one child and one infant flying with easyJet on a one-hour and 20-minute flight from Gatwick cost £460. There was no charge for the infant.

Flybe ‘has form’ with flight changes

Following your recent item about Flybe’s decision to alter flight times, I thought those affected by that decision might be interested in my experience following the airline’s decision to (all but) cancel the Guernsey-Southampton route last October.

Last-minute seats need protecting, says Aurigny

I HAVE just read Martin Nickolls’ letter on the relative costs of flying to Gatwick and Malcolm Coupar’s response. Mr Coupar, when Aurigny starts to turn in a profit, you can boast about some of your flights being 85% full. Until then, why not stop penalising customers who, for whatever reason, are unable to book three months-plus in advance?

Flybe to drop Gatwick slots

Flybe introduced a new jet service to London Gatwick at the end of March this year. The airline will cease operating the route next March.

FLYBE will drop its Guernsey to London Gatwick service from March next year, the airline announced this morning.

New jet service begins

Flybe’s Embraer 175 jet being welcomed into scheduled service by airport firefighters yesterday. (Picture by Steve Sarre, 1314036)

A WATER cannon arc welcomed the new Flybe jet at the start of its scheduled services yesterday.