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Flybe


5,666 reviews
Headquarters: Jack Walker House, Exeter EX5 2HL England 011 44 1392 366669 Website
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Preston, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday
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Easy and pleasant check in both ways. Good cabin staff particularly on outward flight.. I am elderly with health problems. Cabin staff on outward flight saw me struggling and kept my cabin bag (after I took my reading book out) at the front of the cabin so I did not have to struggle with it all the way to the...

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Domestic Economy Manchester - Exeter

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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
158 reviews
28 helpful votes
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We were impressed that the flight was filled and left a few minutes early and with the tail wind in our favour we landed early too! We had no complaints about the staff who were friendly and efficient. We would happily used them again for short haul flights.

Europe Economy Cardiff - Dublin
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Barnsley, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
45 reviews
52 helpful votes
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This was the first time I had used Flybe so unsure what to expect from a budget airline as I normally travel by jet2 but i was surprised how spacious it was for leg room and enjoyed the fact that it was only 2 seats either side, although the interior is basic everything was comfortable, the downside is paying for...

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Europe Economy Doncaster - Paris

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Spittal, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
9 reviews
3 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday
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great journey no hold ups very clean air plane check in went very smoothly staff helpful great journey outwards and inwards

Europe Economy Cardiff - Faro
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1 review
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Definitely the worst airline company. I don't recommend at all. I've flight with them 3 times already and they're always late! They say that you can take the luggage with you and then they take it. Not pleased at all.

Europe Economy Amsterdam - Birmingham
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Chester, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
65 reviews
43 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday
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We didn't fancy the drive or the cost of a train to Edinburgh, so flying was the only other option. Given that Flybe are the only airline which flies from Manchester to Edinburgh it was our only option. Due to a ridiculous que in Terminal 3 security, we missed our flight. We were forced to book onto the later flight....

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Domestic Economy Manchester - Edinburgh

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Thank CheshireladChester
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I paid £250 for return flights to Newquay to celebrate my mums birthday. I thought £250 was quite punchy for x2 40 minute flights! I could have flown to NYC for this! On my way back I had hand luggage and was penilised as my cabin sized bag didn’t fit into the Flybe cage. I paid £40 extra but noticed...

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Domestic Economy London - Newquay

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
88 reviews
53 helpful votes
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Not the greatest experience. Outward flight was average ( only a little late taking off) , but the return was pretty dreadful. Check in was terrible - computer system went down and no one seemed to know how to fix it! After 1 hour eventually it was decided to check everyone in manually. The result......the flight was 1 1/2 hrs...

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Europe Economy Manchester - Milan

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Dublin, Ireland
Level 6 Contributor
977 reviews
275 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago
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Average at best. Check in was terrible, plane was ok, seats awful, storage average. Experience ...avoidable. With limited choice i picked this one.

Europe Economy Isle of Man - London
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Totnes, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
42 reviews
11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago
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Travelled with Flybe for a four day visit to Scotland from Exeter. On time both ways. Bit cramped but this is to be expected on small plane, Dash 8, but stewards were good as was service. Very handy if you live in Devon and need to visit Scotland .

Domestic Economy Exeter - Edinburgh
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About Flybe
UK-based Flybe (BE) is a low-cost carrier that also holds the distinction of being Europe’s largest regional carrier. Founded in 1979 as Jersey European Airways, the airline flies to more than 100 destinations in about a dozen European countries. It also has codeshare agreements with Aer Lingus, Air France, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Emirates, Etihad Airways, Finnair, KLM and Jetairfly. Flybe’s fleet of 72 aircraft includes 50 Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 planes, 11 Embraer E-175 planes and nine Embraer E-195 planes, as well as two ATR 72-600 planes operated for SAS.
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