Flybe announces new Manchester routes

28 Sep 2010 by Anonymous

Regional carrier Flybe will launch two new routes from Manchester to Aberdeen and Nantes from this December.

The Manchester-Aberdeen service will commence on December 6, with three flights per day on weekdays, a daily service on Saturdays and two daily flights on Sundays. The carrier will ply the service with Bombardier Q400 aircraft, and will compete with Bmi Regional on the route.

The Manchester-Nantes service will launch on December 7, with four flights per week on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays. There are currently no other direct flights between the two cities.

Flights for both services are now available from, with lead-in fares starting from £29.99 one way for the Aberdeen service, and £39.99 one way for the Nantes service.


Report by Mark Caswell

Full schedules:

MANCHESTER TO ABERDEEN (Effective December 6, 2010 – March 26, 2011)

Monday to Friday

Depart Manchester 0655 arr Aberdeen     0810
Depart Aberdeen     0835 arr Manchester  0955

Depart Manchester  1500  arr Aberdeen    1615
Depart Aberdeen     1640  arr Manchester 1800

Depart Manchester  1840  arr Aberdeen     1955
Depart Aberdeen     2020  arr Manhester   2140


Depart Manchester  0800  arr Aberdeen      0915  
Depart Aberdeen     0940  arr Manchester   1100


Depart Manchester  1055  arr Aberdeen      1210
Depart Aberdeen     1235  arr Manchester   1355

Depart Manchester  1840   arr Aberdeen      1955
Depart Aberdeen     2020   arr Manchester   2140

MANCHESTER TO NANTES (Effective December 7, 2010 to March 26, 2011)

Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays

Depart Manchester 0950  arr Nantes            1230  
Depart Nantes        1255   arr Manchester   1335


Depart Manchester  1430  arr Nantes           1710
Depart Nantes        1735   arr Manchester    1815

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