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Flybe


6,051 reviews
Headquarters: Jack Walker House, Exeter EX5 2HL England 011 44 1392 366669 Website
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Wicklow, Ireland
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5 reviews
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Flew to Southend from Dublin with Flybe and the trip was excellent, everything about Flybe is great. Staff are really friendly and helpful. I would have no hesitation flying with them again. Both flights landed early which was an added bonus

Date of travel: November 2018
Europe Economy Dublin - Southend-on-Sea
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Isle of Man
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7 reviews
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Being an islander I travel with FlyBe15-20 times per year . The buyout by the Virgin Stobart consortium announced last week will hopefully change things. I have used the same cabin bag for the past 3 years. Outwood bound from IOM on Fri 11 Jan no problem. Returning from Manchester Sun 13 Jan I was told bag width at 23cms...

Date of travel: January 2019
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Europe Economy Isle of Man - Manchester

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16 reviews
6 helpful votes
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Forced to move seats once onboard and despite paying to reserve my seat Customer services then took 4 weeks to acknowledge my complaint and even then just refunded me my seat booking fee Sadly a UK company that won’t be around much longer. The worst budget airline, pooresr customer service combined with relatively high prices

Date of travel: October 2018
Europe Economy Manchester - Luxembourg
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Jacksonville, FL
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5 reviews
Reviewed yesterday
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Flew on Flybe from Birmingham to Paris. Much shorter than taking the train and much less expensive. No problems. We would definitely fly this way again.

Date of travel: June 2018
Europe Economy Birmingham - Paris
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
577 reviews
247 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago
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I ended up on a propellor plane down to London. It was not the most comfortable and the over head lockers were really really small. It was a short flight though so was ok but you get what you pay for

Date of travel: April 2018
Domestic Economy Edinburgh - London
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Manchester, England
Level 5 Contributor
60 reviews
50 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago
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So Flybe have quietly reduced the size of their dimensions for cabin baggage providing them with the opportunity to extort a hefty sum for ‘having to check the baggage in’. I hope they use the £40 wisely as it will be the last time they get any money from me. They are officially added to that growing list of airlines...

Date of travel: January 2019
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Domestic Economy Manchester - Exeter

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Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote
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If I could give it a 0 I would, WORST airline ever! Me and my friend was travelling to Amsterdam and for some reason we couldn’t check in online, arrived at the check in at Manchester airport and they gave me a ‘standby’ ticket which means I don’t have a seat and I’ll only be allowed on the plane if...

Date of travel: December 2018
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Europe Economy Manchester - Amsterdam

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Great Asby, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
43 reviews
30 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago
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Flew on Flybe for the 1st time; the aircraft type was the Embraer 195, which is the largest in Flybe's fleet, but a relatively small commuter jet. The seats were spacious and comfortable with good leg room, although at 178cm (5' 10") I'm not the tallest of people. All staff on board both out and home flights were very pleasant...

Date of travel: December 2018
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Europe Economy Manchester - Milan

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ashtead
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16 reviews
11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago
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I flew for a 3 day fishing trip to Glasgow. Had to pay £30+ pounds for 1.5kg of fishing rods to go into the hold! The rods were not there on arrival, not placed in the hold. So I had 3 days watching my friends fish! Rods arrived back at my house 2 weeks later. Had to go through weeks...

Date of travel: September 2018
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Domestic Economy Birmingham - Glasgow

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England, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
21 reviews
3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago
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Great easy flight, easy to book and helpful staff. Check in took seconds. Would fly with again and reccomend.

Date of travel: June 2018
Europe Economy Southend-on-Sea - Lyon
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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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