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Flybe


1,772 Reviews
Headquarters: Jack Walker House, Exeter EX5 2HL England +44-1392-366669 Website
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Falkirk, Scotland
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267 reviews
178 helpful votes
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Flown 8 times with FlyBe over the past 4 weeks and overall I find the inflight experience quite pleasant. Crew are generally friendly and efficient, must be tricky on such a short flight! Seats are comfortable for the short duration on a dash 8 aircraft, but I don't think I'd like to be on there for a long flight. I...

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Domestic Economy Edinburgh - Birmingham

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Waterlooville, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
1 helpful vote
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Had a bad experience with Flybe recently. We are frequent travellers to Guernsey, on our last trip from Southampton we were stopped from taking our hand luggage on the airplane. The staff said the rules had changed and it was now classed as oversized. We were informed that there was a two week grace and it would be carried in...

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International Economy Southampton - Guernsey

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Douglas, United Kingdom
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143 reviews
44 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

A short delay as the ground staff in Amsterdam's passenger figures didn't tie up so we all had to show our boarding cards again whilst on the aircraft. Apart from that, the flight arrived in Manchester on time. Crew were OK - it's a low cost airline so expect noting and you won't be disappointed. The Embraer E175 was very...

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Europe Economy Amsterdam - Manchester

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St Albans
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9 reviews
7 helpful votes
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Were were delayed outward on BE7113 and return on BE7112 Outward a passenger was taken ill and we had to divert to Paris for a couple of hours plus. Return flight on Thursday was delayed nearly 5 hours, waiting on the plane being loaded and un loaded 3 times !! Give them their due they did provide voucher for lunch...

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Europe Economy Birmingham - Milan

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A very good service and flight with excellent crew making the short flight most enjoyable. Easy and relaxed check in at the airports.

Domestic Economy Edinburgh - Nottingham
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Waterford, Michigan
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11 reviews
2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

everything went well. pleasant, quick happy. nice service and sense of humor. would fly again. loved it

Domestic Economy Manchester - Newquay
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Turangi, New Zealand
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31 reviews
6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Every thing was as expected, which sounds a bit lame, but it was good to see one of the smaller airlines getting it right. The Stobart plane was comfortable and it was just a decent trip to a beautiful place. My first visit to the island. Bag size a little restrictive.

Europe Economy Birmingham - Isle of Man
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280 reviews
152 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We used Flybe to save going to Liverpool on that occasion and we are glad this option is here. The plane seems so small compared to others ive flown on but it could also be that our outbound flight to Paris was virtually empty! Good service and no delays on either leg of the journey. I would certainly fly with...

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Europe Economy Doncaster - Paris

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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
67 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Flew from Doncaster to Malaga, took off on time both ways Professional and smart cabin crew and informative captain Good selection of snacks and drinks Definitely fly with them again for this price you'd be daft not to

Europe Economy Doncaster - Malaga
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19 reviews
4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have no problem with the small aircraft, narrow aisles, and lack of leg room in the seats. That's why I fly with these types of airlines. I do have one major issue, however. Flybe, and I'm guessing many of the other discount airlines, have not reduced the permissible dimensions for carry on items to the point that anything larger...

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Europe Economy Amsterdam - Manchester

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“Book early, remember Flybe cabin luggage bag size has changed.”
Jamey41, 28 May 2017 | Read review
“Exra leg room is worth it !”
WendyE501, 27 May 2017 | Read review
“Have a small bag”
andrewrobarts, 25 May 2017 | Read review
“Do not expect to bring any carry-on item with you unless you purchase one of the top two class of tickets.”
775tome, 24 May 2017 | Read review
“Try not to be seated at the rear of the aircraft or any seat behind the engines - too noisy.”
ExploreGB, 23 May 2017 | Read review
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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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