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Flybe


5,659 reviews
Headquarters: Jack Walker House, Exeter EX5 2HL England 011 44 1392 366669 Website
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
88 reviews
52 helpful votes
Reviewed today
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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
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977 reviews
275 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday
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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
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42 reviews
11 helpful votes
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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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Falkirk, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
38 reviews
27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago
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Have used Flybe on a couple of occasions at first was worried about it being a propeller plane but have found each trip to be extremely smooth with just a little turbulence but nothing major the staff were very friendly and service was excellent

Domestic Economy Edinburgh - East Midlands
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Thank isabellhannah
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago
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I am embarrassed that this joke of an airport is the first impression visitors get to the glorious north. It feels like a 80s experiment gone wrong. The passport control has broken terminals, the worst flow for visitors and an amazingly cramped baggage collection. No staff to help. Dirty. Disrepair. And every opportunity taken to rip off visitors- from the...

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Europe Economy Manchester - Madrid

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Port Perry, Canada
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago
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Flight was fine but their service at the airport leaves a lot to be desired. Charges for two cases of luggage ( two people) are like paying for a third ticket, so travellers beware! Gentleman at their customer service desk took forever to print out our boarding passes and after finally getting to the gate we found out he did...

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Europe Economy Edinburgh - Dusseldorf

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Chichester, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
202 reviews
72 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago
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Out to Bordeaux and back from Bergerac. I had a terrible time with Flybe about 8 years ago, 3 hours delay at Bordeaux airport, and then they wouldn't even accept that they needed to reimburse me refreshments - as they insisted on receipts, which is impossible when the only place for refreshments once through security at Bergerac is a vending...

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Europe Economy Southampton - Bordeaux

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
34 reviews
12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago
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great to see jets back from southampton & alicante flights,but staff say props are back in use at end october till around march.that would mean i,d go out of gatwick.what i would say the tray tables when are down,you can see how dirty the groves are where they fold back into,plus the back of the seat where table folds into,could...

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Europe Economy Alicante - Southampton

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
61 reviews
22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago
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Seats comfy and plenty of leg room it was nice having 2 seats together instead of the usual 3 . Cabin crew friendly, plenty of food and drink choices. Plenty of overhead luggage room as most people had carry on bags .Would fly again with flybe

Europe Economy Doncaster - Alicante
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Thank Linda N
1 review
Reviewed 3 days ago
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The flight was cancelled with no reason given. I have to pay for alternative transport. Flybe have not given me the money back from paying for their flight - which is a refund - and will not compensate me for the cost of alternative arrangements.

Domestic Economy Manchester - Glasgow
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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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