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Flybe


5,656 reviews
Headquarters: Jack Walker House, Exeter EX5 2HL England 011 44 1392 366669 Website
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Falkirk, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
38 reviews
27 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday
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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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3 reviews
4 helpful votes
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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
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3 reviews
Reviewed yesterday
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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 yesterday
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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 yesterday
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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 2 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 2 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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Southampton, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
61 reviews
43 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago
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On check in we were disappointed that the clerk clearly was having a bad day and had left her commonsense at home. We expect it of TUI at Bournemouth but not Flybe. After that everything went smoothly. We boarded a few minutes behind schedule and accordingly took off a few minutes late but that was all. The in flight service...

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Europe Economy Southampton - Malaga

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Thank grahamrwestcott
Level 4 Contributor
49 reviews
20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago
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I use Flybe's Dublin Southampton route regularly (at least once a month). They operate Dash Q400 turboprops, which can be a bit bumpy on landing. Punctuality and reliability are generally OK. Southampton airport is a breeze compared with the London airports that I also use regularly. Flybe tends to be pricier than other budget carriers.

Europe Economy Dublin - Southampton
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Thank Martin M
Chichester, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
113 reviews
56 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago
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Not the cheapest option flying from Southampton but it is local to us and saves the trip to Gatwick. My wife needs assisstance at the airport and they have always been very good and helpful. Malaga airport must be the very best for assisstance - nothing is too much trouble.

Europe Economy Southampton - Malaga
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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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