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Flybe


5,836 reviews
Headquarters: Jack Walker House, Exeter EX5 2HL England 011 44 1392 366669 Website
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Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
78 reviews
19 helpful votes
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You don’t expect no frills, but what we did get was top quality service, a very very fast flight and a comfortable experience with a good take off and landing. When you’re flight takes 40 minutes, you simply can’t complain! Thank you to the staff on the flight on Saturday night.

Date of travel: December 2018
Europe Economy Doncaster - Amsterdam
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
22 helpful votes
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Every time I use the airline I vow never to use again, however having to visit my Bournemouth office with work means that I have to option but to use Flybe to Southampton. Going down from Glasgow all was well, got on board with my carry on luggage and small handbag, all on time no hassle. Coming back the 5pm...

Date of travel: December 2018
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Domestic Economy Glasgow - Southampton

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London, England
Level 5 Contributor
77 reviews
15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago
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Outbound flight delayed an hour and totally full. Long queue to board. Seat was uncomfortable (like a bar under the back of the seat cushion). Returned on Air France operated flight which was more comfortable and somewhat less of a budget feel. Didn't look at paid-for food outbound. On return a half sandwich was offered (free) - beetroot and cheese,...

Date of travel: November 2018
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Europe Economy Manchester - Paris

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Newport
Level 3 Contributor
20 reviews
40 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago
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Very disappointed with Flybe. Our flight from Jersey to Cardiff was cancelled about 30 mins before flight. We had to get refunds on all duty free goods, then make our way back to departures to try and get on another flight to the UK. Our flight to Cardiff was a full flight. By the time we got to the customer...

Date of travel: December 2018
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International Economy Jersey - Cardiff

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West Midlands, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
648 reviews
247 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago
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One of the few airlines to fly from Birmingham to the south of France, we use this route regularly. Flight times are convenient allowing for travel to each airport without leaving at the crack of dawn or arriving late at night. Fares are not super cheap but we save on fuel and car parking compared with alternative routes. In the...

Date of travel: November 2018
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Europe Economy Lyon - Birmingham

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
737 reviews
238 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago
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Everything was generally okay (even though the cabin crew looked as if they couldn't be bothered), apart from the customers mad panic to place their cabin luggage in the storage bins above. Luggage was no doubt the correct size (in most cases), but the actual storage area looked as if it had shrunk! This wasted quite some time. The flight...

Date of travel: October 2018
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Domestic Economy Birmingham - Aberdeen

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41 reviews
18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago
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..... To put your bags in the hold. The reason none of us can get our luggage into the cabin is because this Box at check in is actually the flybe letter box!! Happy Flying with this rip off airline!

Date of travel: December 2018
International Economy Guernsey - Southampton
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Hampshire
Level 2 Contributor
4 reviews
1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago
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Having read lots of reviews I was not expecting much from flybe but I have to say it was a pleasant surprise. On time flights both ways, friendly staff and nice little planes. A lot of people complain about the hand luggage size for flybe and on paper it does seem odd that they have smaller sizes restrictions then most...

Date of travel: December 2018
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Domestic Economy Southampton - Newcastle upon Tyne

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Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago
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Not cheap by any means, antiquated aircraft, poor conditions, unfriendly personnel, only reason I used this airline is because of the route taken, Avoid!

Date of travel: December 2018
Europe Economy Hannover - Birmingham
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Thank Alan D
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago
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10/13/2018 Thought I had booked a Virgin Atlantic flight but none of the travel associated with this particular trip had anything to do with Virgin. Sat in the plane, on the tarmac for nearly two hours waiting for a ground crew to arrive so we could depart. This major delay caused literal running through LHR to catch the connecting flight...

Date of travel: October 2018
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International Economy Edinburgh - Salt Lake City

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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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