ummer is here! The much-
anticipated long annual
holidays are about to start
for most of us. For anyone
who is a keen sports fan or
has an interest in the arts,
what better time for a long
Whatever your interest, there is something for
everyone – Wimbledon tennis, F1, golf, cricket,
sailing and international cycling to mention but
a few. Or maybe you want a last-minute escape
from the extensive coverage around the largest
football competition in the world
that finishes later this month! And
that’s not forgetting the hundreds
of music and literary festivals taking
place across the length and breadth
of the UK and mainland Europe.
We have over 500 flights day,
so wherever you want to go, there
is likely to be an airport close to you offering a
convenient Flybe flight to your destination of
You might be interested to know that between
06.30 and 21.30 each day at the height of summer,
a Flybe plane is taking off every three minutes.
Consider us your speedy alternative to grid-
locked roads, slow ferries and jam-packed trains!
We continue to focus on the efficiencies of our
operation. A key part of our business is making sure
we have the right aircraft to deliver the best possible
service, with a wide choice of flights to the right
destinations at the right times to suit your needs.
“Consider us your
roads, slow ferries
We recently finished a review of our future
fleet plans and concluded that the Bombardier
Q400 turboprop is best suited to remain as the
backbone of our fleet for the foreseeable future.
It is one of the world’s most technologically
advanced aircraft of its type, with engines
which use the same core gas turbine engine
technology as that of our regional Embraer jets.
Its performance is close to jet aircraft over the
relatively short regional sectors we operate – our
average flight time is just 60 minutes – and its
2x2 seating is particularly popular.
The ‘community-friendly’ Q400 also meets
our environmental goals, with
a minimal noise footprint and
emissions 30-40 per cent lower
than other aircraft. Just a few
months after starting our Q400
operations at Heathrow, Flybe was
named best in noise and emissions
performance in the airport’s ‘Fly
Green and Quiet’ league table.
Whether this is your first flight with us, or
you are one of our regular travellers, thank you
for choosing Flybe today.
Enjoy your flight.