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“Short but comfortable flight”
Review of Eastern Airways


Reviewed 8 December 2017

Although the booking is through Flybe, the service is operated by Eastern Airways. The check in is operated by Flybe and as usual the staff are superb. The aircraft is a Jetstream 41 so do not expect to be allowed ANY hand luggage on board. There is no overhead storage. Whilst Eastern airways promote complimentary drinks, this amounts to a bottle of water in the pocket in front of you and a sweet before take-off and a sweet before landing. In fairness the staff (one flight attendant) was very friendly and the flight itself was very comfortable. What I cannot understand is why Flybe cancelled their regular flights from Belfast City to Newcastle which were reasonably priced yet oversee these flights to Newcastle and which are much more expensive. Belfast City is the handiest Airport for most travellers.

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Thank Brian G
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Reviewed 5 December 2017

The flight was delayed and information was not forthcoming.
It was a codeshare with Flybe, and when I flew Eastern to Stornaway, a cup,of tea and a biscuit was free, but this time they charged Flybe prices.
The airline staff, when we eventually boarded were friendly, apologetic and efficient.

Thank Susan P
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Reviewed 4 December 2017

The flights were on time, with great information, efficient and informative staff.
Despite poor weather the landings were really well handled.
Would thoroughly recommend the particular flights but also the company for on time take off and before time landing each journey.
Thanks for making my weekend away more relaxing and stress free.

Thank Laura W
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Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Very easy way to get to Newcastle. Ticket price includes baggage in hold, refreshments on board on a small turboprop aircraft. There are no overhead lockers so larger hand luggage is put on a trolley to go into the hold (which is on the trolley again when you land and leave the aircraft. The gate varies but is usually 1 on a Sunday evening. On landing at Newcastle a bus takes you to terminal.

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Thank Ernie H
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

Typically the usual flight delays from Aberdeen to Humberside this time 1 hour plus we now have the pleasure at stopping off at Durham on Tees. I might add that we still pay an extortionate rate for this flight inconvenience. Bring on the competition like Logan Air to get these burglars back in to check.

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