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4 of 5 bubbles
1,621 Reviews
Headquarters: Jack Walker House, Exeter EX5 2HL England +44-1392-366669 Website
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    Value for Money
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    Check-in and Boarding
  • 3 of 5 bubbles
    Food and Beverage
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    In-flight entertainment (WiFi, TV, movies)
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157 reviews
44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A quick flight as our United flight from Newark was cheaper to land here than a direct flight to Glasgow. To be honest I slept most of the flight but the noise of the propellers was awful.

Domestic Economy Birmingham - Glasgow
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I find Flybe to be reliable, their planes clean, and their staff helpful and friendly. They also tend to be on time. The food and seats are as one would expect for a budget airline. But at least they fly from regional airports. The only negative for me is that you can sometimes end up on propeller driven Dash-8 plane....

Europe Economy Birmingham - Amsterdam

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Had four flights with the Flybe team last week. I couldn't be more complimentary of the cabin crew who looked after me. Polite, efficient and accommodating. Shame I couldn't say the say for a BA flight I took this weekend. Well done all and I will definitely fly again!

International Economy Exeter - Jersey
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I flew with Flybe as they offered the most convenient times and the airport at Belfast was a lot closer especially for a short trip, lasting four days to visit family. I got a good price for my flight at the time of booking which made it all the better, as Flybe can be expensive sometimes on this route. The...

Domestic Economy Belfast - Manchester

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Wallsend, United Kingdom
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172 reviews
94 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Does what it says on the tin. Economy flight in propeller aircraft. Seats are in twos, better than EasyJet's three together, or two and a stranger LOL. A bit cramped but OK for a short flight. Cabin staff and ground staff excellent. Bit strange that my wife, who had requested special assistance, and I were seated on the back row...

International Economy Manchester - Jersey

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United Kingdom
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31 reviews
15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Saturday morning flight. Left early, arrived early. Very long walk from the gate at Edinburgh which undid all the good work of arriving early. Seats fine because I had 2 to myself. It would be cosy (but adequate for a 1 hour trip) if there was somebody next to me. Food looked ok but I didn't buy - why pay...

Domestic Economy London - Edinburgh

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142 reviews
82 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

3+ hour delay, downgraded to 2 hours 50 minutes, so no compensation for the poor service. Not only that, no apology, no offer of a voucher to carry on using them, nothing. Rubbish, will never use Flybe again.

Domestic Economy Manchester - Belfast
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

2 flights to Southampton with a change over at Manchester. Same on return. Crew were well presented and professional on all journeys. The flight getting out of Aberdeen was rather bumpy and upon coming in to land at Manchester things were a little "hairy" but safe up and down. Flights were smoother on return leg due to calmer weather. Pilot...

Domestic Premium Economy Aberdeen - Southampton

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Suffolk, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Quick and easy flight lovely but small airport and small plane but it was all part of the fun tea and cake in the air what more could you need by the time you finished time to land Already had my niece fly in and my mum & dad so they thought it was amazing quicker to fly that do...

Domestic Economy Norwich - Manchester

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65 reviews
50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

"Does what it says on the tin" - a good no frills airline that is efficient at what it does. We flew on an Embraer 195. As a couple we enjoyed the two seats on either side of the aisle configuration (rather than the three seats in row 'sitting with a stranger' arrangement on most planes). Good prices can be...

Europe Economy Exeter - Malaga

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“If you don't like turboprop aircraft, double and triple check what type of plane is diagrammed for your flight before you book.”
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“Book in advance to avail of a great deal, although sometimes they can be few and far between”
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“Listen to how staff are directing you and you won't go wrong.”
 of 5 bubbles LillianBob, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Book early for the best price and the best flying times”
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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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